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Men in the Mines

A History of Mining Activity in Nova Scotia, 1720-1992


Nova Scotia Mine Fatalities, 1838-1992

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Name Date Cause Mine County Type
Sinclair, John 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Smith, Angus 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Stewart, D. McFarlane 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Stewart, George 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Walton, John 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Webb, James 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Andrews, William 2 1873-05-05 Fall of coal Gowrie Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Downie, John 2 1873-11-01 Run over by train International Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McLean, Joseph 2 1873-08-14 Crushed by train International Mine Pictou County Coal
Neville, John 2 1873-07-16 Crushed by train International Mine Pictou County Coal
Ryan, Alexander 2 1873-03-29 Fall of coal Lingan Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Hendricken, William 2 1873-11-22 Crushed tubs in slope Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
McDonald, Daniel 2 1873-11-22 Crushed tubs in slope Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
Taylor, John 2 1873-03-15 Fall with tub in slope Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
Turnbull, William 2 1873-07-18 Fall of derrick Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
Jackson, W.C. 2 1874-08-17 Rope breaking in shaft Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Potts, John 2 1874-08-17 Rope breaking in shaft Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Foley, Martin 2 1874-05-28 Runaway rake in slope Intercolonial Mine Pictou County Coal
Stewart, William 2 1874-08-29 Fall of coal Nova Scotia Mine Pictou County Coal
Lockhart, Charles 2 1874-12-05 Fall of coal Scotia Mine Cumberland County Coal
Cummins, Hector 2 1874-03-17 Runaway rake in slope Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
Campbell, Hector 2 1875-05-06 Run over by loaded coal wagons Albion Mine, Foord Pit Pictou County Coal
Carroll, Michael 3 1875-02-18 Fall of scaffords Montague Halifax County Gold
Kennedy, John 3 1875-02-18 Fall of scaffords Montague Halifax County Gold
Fraser, Alexander 2 1875-03-06 Crushed on the bank head Nova Scotia Mine Pictou County Coal
Whidden, Thomas H. 3 1876-07-03 Fall of a tub in a shaft Goldenville Guysborough County Gold
Townsend, Leonard 2 1876-04-16 Crushed by drum, fall of a gin Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
McNeil, Henry 18 1876-10-16 Springhill No. 2 Cumberland County Coal
Fosse, Jean Baptiste 2 1876-02-17 Fall of coal Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
McDonald, J. R. 2 1877-12-13 Fall of roof Albion Mine, Foord Pit Pictou County Coal
McDonald, Murdock 2 1877-04-26 Explosion of boiler Lingan Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McNamara, William 2 1877-04-26 Explosion of boiler Lingan Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Nearing, John 2 1877-04-26 Explosion of boiler Lingan Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Chevill, James 3 1877-01-14 Fall of frozen ore in a surface heap Londonderry Colchester County Gypsum
Penrose, John 3 1877-11-08 Fall of ore from stope Londonderry Colchester County Gypsum
Ferguson, David 2 1877-11-03 Run over by counter balance Springhill No. 2 Cumberland County Coal
Bonar, John 2 1877-05-16 Fall of stone Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
Burchell, John 2 1877-06-20 Fall down shaft Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
Colin, Francis 2 1878-05-23 Run over by pit tub Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Holland, Guthrie 2 1878-05-23 Fall of roof stone Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Gillies, Angus 2 1878-03-08 Explosion of steam boiler Port Hood Mine Inverness County Coal
Watts, Alexander 2 1878-03-08 Explosion of steam boiler Port Hood Mine Inverness County Coal
Strong, William H. 2 1878-09-16 Run over by locomotive engine Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
Greenwell, Isaac 2 1878-05-21 Explosion of gas Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
Hutcheson, Robert 2 1878-05-21 Explosion of gas Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, Murdoch 2 1878-05-21 Explosion of gas Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
McNeil, Roderick 2 1878-05-21 Explosion of gas Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
Millville, Edward 2 1878-05-21 Explosion of gas Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
Oram, William 2 1878-05-21 Explosion of gas Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
Hall, Edward 2 1879-12-24 Empty horse wagon ran away Lingan Mine Cape Breton County Coal


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