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Men in the Mines

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


Nova Scotia Mine Fatalities, 1838-1992

Results 1 to 50 of 2521 from your search:  – sorted by mine

Name Date Cause Mine County Type
2 1911-08-25 Pictou County Coal
Foster, Alexander 2 1894-02-26 Run over by full rake 3rd Seam Mine Pictou County Coal
McCarney 15 1866-01 Fell 15 ft. and struck a timber Acadia Coal Co. Pictou County Coal
Cassidy, Charles 2 1941-10-23 Acadia Coal Co. Pictou County Coal
Hamilton, Samuel 15 1868-01 Exploding gas Acadia Coal Mine Pictou County Coal
Reid, Robert 2 1868-01-10 Fall of earth Acadia Coal Mine Pictou County Coal
Bigney, Edward 3 1910-05-12 Run over by full box Acadia Colliery Pictou County Coal
Favier, Thomas 2 1911-03-16 Caught between rib and full box. Died on the 17th Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Roy, Thomas 2 1911-10-14 Runaway box on the jig Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Taylor, Henry 2 1912-06-15 Knocked down by horse and full trip ran on top of him Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Baxter, James 2 1913-01-29 Fall of roof Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Campbell, John 2 1868-05-22 Fall of coal, fall of pit roof Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Fraser, Simon 2 1868-07-08 Crushed by cars Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
McInnes, John 2 1872-05-27 Fall of coal Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Reeves, James 2 1872-11-07 Fall of coal Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Kingou, James 2 1873-10-28 Fall of coal Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Glenn, Alexander 2 1895-04-10 Fall from roof at working face Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
McLeod, James 2 1903-01-29 Died 15 February Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Turner, James 2 1880-12-24 Fall of coal Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Colin, Francis 2 1878-05-23 Run over by pit tub Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Nash, John 2 1881-04-09 Barring off coal from pillar Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Gillis, Peter 2 1884-03-07 Fall of coal Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Jackson, Aubrey 2 1920-11-10 Run over by empty box Acadia No. 1 Pictou County Coal
Flemming, Hugh R. 2 1923-06-21 Fall of stone from roof Acadia No. 1 Pictou County Coal
Debott, Frank 2 1925-12-21 Fall of stone Acadia No. 3 Pictou County Coal
Roberts, Charles D. 2 1925-11-16 Fatally injured by circular saw Acadia No. 3 Pictou County Coal
Auld, Angus 2 1931-01-06 Fall of stone Acadia No. 3 Pictou County Coal
McRae, Duncan 2 1930-03-08 Fall of stone Acadia No. 3 Pictou County Coal
McArthur, John F. 2 1934-02-22 Acadia No. 3 Pictou County Coal
Fraser, Hiram 11 1920-01-17 Killed on railway between dump and bankhead Acadia No. 3 Pictou County Coal
Love, Ernest 2 1920-04-29 Struck by empty runaway box Acadia No. 3 Pictou County Coal
Skidmore, Kenneth 2 1942-06-04 Acadia No. 7 Pictou County Coal
Rector, Ruben 2 1943-01-07 Acadia No. 7 Pictou County Coal
McLean, Alex 2 1937-09-04 Acadia No. 7 Pictou County Coal
Moss, Samuel 2 1937-10-09 Acadia No. 7 Pictou County Coal
Ince, William 2 1938-04-25 Acadia No. 7 Pictou County Coal
Doyle, Edward 2 1935-10-02 Fall of rock Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
McNeil, John H. 2 1935-05-16 Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Lawrence, James 9 1935-01 From injuries received in the mine in the autumn. Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Fanning, Willard 2 1943-06-25 Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Partner, Herbert 2 1942-09-03 Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Hoegg, Hugh 2 1941-03-01 Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Cameron, John W. 2 1946-10-01 Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Cullen, John Sr. 2 1934-11-01 Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Baudoux, John 2 1930-10-04 Riding on empty trip which left the rails and let down stone Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Lonergan, Michael 2 1932-02-08 Fell over bench coal Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Alt, Herman 2 1928-01-10 Struck by block of wood Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
McDonald, Jasper 2 1926-06-16 Falling trip Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Heighton, Dan 2 1927-07-11 Fall of coal Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Mason, Stanley 2 1927-11-04 Fall of coal Albion Mine Pictou County Coal


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