Nova Scotia Archives

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
MacDonald, Allan 1 1937-10-06 Drilled into explosive in socket Montague Gold Mine Halifax County Gold
Peterson, Gus 1 1937-09-22 Injured while timbering Montague Gold Mine Halifax County Gold
LaPierre, Terrance 1 1938-04-25 Premature firing of explosives Montague Gold Mine Halifax County Gold
Sutherland, Robert 1 1939-00 Drilled into explosive in socket Molega, Queens Mines Ltd. Queens County Gold
Davidson, Lional 1 1939-02-08 Run of ore in slope Montague Gold Mine Halifax County Gold
Baker, Russell W. 1 1939-04-02 Fell in shaft after electric shock Wine Harbour, Mineral Industries Ltd. Guysborough County Gold
Graham, Arthur 1 1940-02-17 Fatally injured. Oldham, Avon Gold Mines Ltd. Halifax County Gold
Cook, Bertram 1 1941-09-27 Struck by broken clutch band Goldboro, Seal Harbour Gold Mines Ltd. Guysborough County Gold
1 1943-00 Fall of rock from face Mosher Quarry, Windsor Plaster Co. Ltd. Hants County Other minerals
Ballong, Archibald 1 1948-06-11 Struck by rail at shaft collar Leipsigate, Queens Mines Ltd. Queens County Gold
Daisley, James L. 1 1949-11-22 Crushed in cab by face fall Dingwall Quarry, National Gypsum (CDA) Ltd. Victoria County Other minerals
Romard, Victor 1 1950-06-05 Run over by truck at face Dingwall Quarry, National Gypsum (CDA) Ltd. Victoria County Other minerals
MacDonald, Alexander 1 1955-07-01 Drove over bank Little Narrows Gypsum Co. Victoria County Other minerals
McKay, Alfred 1 1956-10-27 Electrocuted Little Narrows Gypsum Co. Victoria County Other minerals
Shanks, Frederick 1 1957-01-10 Fatally crushed. Died 13 January Wentworth Creek, Canadian Gypsum Co. Ltd. Hants County Other minerals
Dykens, William F. 1 1958-12-22 Heart attack Wentworth Creek, Canadian Gypsum Co. Ltd. Hants County Other minerals
Bradley, Charles H. 1 1959-05-25 Crushed by truck running off bench Nappan Quarry, Gypsum Lime & Alabastine Ltd. Cumberland County Other minerals
Shanks, John F. 1 1961-11-25 Crushed between track and frame of his dozer Miller Creek Quarry, Canadian Gypsum Co. Ltd. Hants County Other minerals
MacKinnon, Herbert 1 1980-07-28 Heart attack Little Narrows Gypsum Co. Victoria County Other minerals
McPherson, Joseph Ambrose 1 1988-08-12 Hit on head Longstretch Road, Georgia Pacific Inverness County Gypsum


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