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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
2 1911-08-25 Pictou County Coal
1 1943-00 Fall of rock from face Mosher Quarry, Windsor Plaster Co. Ltd. Hants County Other minerals
(unknown), Bulgarian man 2 1908-02-07 Explosion on No. 3 Level South Port Hood Mine Inverness County Coal
(unknown), Bulgarian man 2 1908-02-07 Explosion on No. 3 Level South Port Hood Mine Inverness County Coal
(unknown), Bulgarian man 2 1908-02-07 Explosion on No. 3 Level South Port Hood Mine Inverness County Coal
(unknown), Bulgarian man 2 1908-02-07 Explosion on No. 3 Level South Port Hood Mine Inverness County Coal
Ackles, Charles 2 1909-02-02 Killed by runaway box Jubilee Mine Cumberland County Coal
Adair, Robert 2 1921-08-08 Gas explosion Bras d'Or No. 4 Cape Breton County Coal
Adams, John 18 1888-07-27 Springhill Surface Cumberland County Coal
Adamson, Clare 2 1943-10-02 Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Adderly, Thomas Jr. 2 1918-01-18 Explosion Allan Shaft Pictou County Coal
Admino, Anthmis 2 1915-01-29 Fall of coal Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Aexter, Alex 10 1911-01-03 Explosion Sydney Mines No. 3 Cape Breton County Coal
Aird, Finlay 2 1907-05-14 Fell from riding rake on main slope Inverness Mine Inverness County Coal
Alderson, Ephriam 2 1956-11-01 Explosion Springhill No. 4 Cumberland County Coal
Aldrid, William 2 1907-04-24 Fatally injured while riding in empty trip Sydney No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Alexander, Gust 2 1910-03-16 Fall of coal off rib Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Allen, Arthur J. 2 1951-09-14 Springhill No. 4 Cumberland County Coal
Allen, Frank 2 1956-11-01 Explosion Springhill No. 4 Cumberland County Coal
Allen, James 2 1961-07-20 Dominion No. 20 Cape Breton County Coal
Allen, Solomon 2 1928-10-31 Run over by full trip of boxes Maple Leaf No. 4 Pictou County Coal
Alt, Herman 2 1928-01-10 Struck by block of wood Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Amey, Arthur 3 1911-01-03 Gas explosion Sydney Mines No. 3 Cape Breton County Coal
Anderson, Andrew 2 1901-04-26 Dominion No. 3 Cape Breton County Coal
Anderson, Arthur 1891-02-21 Explosion of gas and dust Springhill, East Slope No. 1 Cumberland County Coal
Anderson, Daniel 2 1915-05-12 Fall of stone Dominion No. 4 Cape Breton County Coal
Anderson, James R. 2 1979-02-24 Explosion No. 26 Cape Breton County Coal
Andreggo, Alexander 2 1913-04-29 Struck by runaway box Dominion No. 14 Cape Breton County Coal
Andrews, Archibald 2 1926-02-01 Chuck falling down shaft Allan Shaft Pictou County Coal
Andrews, Stanley 2 1968-02-17 Natural causes Dominion No. 26 Cape Breton County Coal
Andrews, Wilfred 2 1913-05-28 Fall of stone Dominion No. 28 Cape Breton County Coal
Andrews, William 2 1910-06-16 Fall of coal Gowrie Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Andrews, William 2 1873-05-05 Fall of coal Gowrie Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Angelo, Gaeton 2 1917-07-25 Explosion Dominion No. 12 Cape Breton County Coal
Angelo, Michael 2 1932-08-10 Fall of stone Dominion No. 11 Cape Breton County Coal
Arkley, Robert 2 1909-05-01 Hip dislocated by fall of coal, died in hospital two days later Dominion No. 3 Cape Breton County Coal
Armishaw, Herbert 4 1891-02-21 Explosion of gas and dust Springhill No. 1 Cumberland County Coal
Armishaw, Jesse 4 1891-02-21 Explosion of gas and dust Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
Arsenault, Arsene 2 1932-02-01 Caught between trip and prop Dominion No. 14 Cape Breton County Coal
Arsenault, John 2 1931-11-17 Caught between box and prop Dominion No. 14 Cape Breton County Coal
Arthrell, Edward 2 1952-01-14 Gas explosion MacGregor Mine Pictou County Coal
Ashworth, Richard 2 1907-05-07 Fall of coal Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Aspinall, James 2 1938-12-06 Broken cable on riding rake Princess Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Assemmather, Fawl 2 1913-04-04 Fall of stone Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Assiff, Joseph 2 1921-08-26 Hit by rake on level. Died 28 August Inverness Mine Inverness County Coal
Atwood, Wilfred 2 1969-01-07 Caught on cutting drum of Anderton Shearer Devco No. 12 Cape Breton County Coal
Aucoin, Dan F. 2 1957-09-18 Dominion No. 16 Cape Breton County Coal
Aucoin, Denis M. 3 1929-06-08 Suffocation Cheticamp, Atlantic Gypsum Products Inverness County Other minerals
Aucoin, James A. 3 1929-06-08 Suffocation Cheticamp, Atlantic Gypsum Products Inverness County Other minerals
Aucoin, William Joseph 2 1946-01-21 Dominion No. 16 Cape Breton County Coal


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