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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
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
Boutilier, W. 2 1879-06-09 Taking down coal loosened by shot Reserve Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Blue, John 2 1881-01-20 Struck by cage Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
Bigney, Robert 2 1881-10-06 Rope broke on cage Springhill No. 1 Cumberland County Coal
Cook, Robert 2 1881-03-29 Riding on engine plane Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
Nicholson, John 2 1881-11-23 Caught by slope door while riding rake Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
Connolly, C. 2 1880-04-11 Burnt by gas in lodgement Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
Nash, John 2 1881-04-09 Barring off coal from pillar Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
McEachern, Alexander 2 1882-08-08 Killed by rake of full tubs Intercolonial Mine Pictou County Coal
Shanahan, James 2 1882-09-28 Fall of stone from roof Little Glace Bay Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Bailie, D. 2 1883-03-09 Killed by run away rake Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Burrows, I. 2 1883-02-17 Suffocated by carbonic oxide Chignecto Mines Cumberland County Coal
Hudson, John 2 1883-02-17 Suffocated by carbonic oxide Chignecto Mines Cumberland County Coal
Lockhart, Dan 2 1883-10-30 Killed by cage going off track Chignecto Mines Cumberland County Coal
Patton, W. 2 1883-02-17 Suffocated by carbonic oxide Chignecto Mines Cumberland County Coal
McKay, J. 2 1883-04-13 Killed by fracture of pinion wheel Intercolonial Mine Pictou County Coal
Burke, Charles 2 1883-07-11 Fall of coal Joggins Mines Cumberland County Coal
Fletcher, William 2 1883-12-20 Killed by fracture of brake bolt Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
Crocker, Frederick 2 1884-08-20 Crushed between water box and timber Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
Hayman, David 15 1885-01 Run over by box of coal Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Scully, John 2 1885-08-28 Run over by cage Springhill No. 1 Cumberland County Coal
Haslam, James 18 1885-12 Springhill, Syndicate Mine Cumberland County Coal
Tower, Thomas 18 1885-08-31 Springhill, Syndicate Mine Cumberland County Coal
Wilson, John 18 1885-12 Springhill, Syndicate Mine Cumberland County Coal
Cameron, H. 2 1885-02-10 Killed by explosion of gas Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Campbell, John 2 1885-02-10 Killed by explosion of gas Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Foley, P. 2 1885-02-10 Killed by explosion of gas Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Fraser, J. W. 2 1885-02-10 Killed by explosion of gas Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Grant, J. 2 1885-02-10 Killed by explosion of gas Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Haggart, Joe 2 1885-02-10 Killed by explosion of gas Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Kennedy, D. 2 1885-02-10 Killed by explosion of gas Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
MacEachern, J. 2 1885-02-10 Killed by explosion of gas Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
McBeth, P. 2 1885-02-10 Killed by explosion of gas Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
McKinnon, Neil 2 1885-02-10 Killed by explosion of gas Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
McLean, J. 2 1885-02-10 Killed by explosion of gas Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
McNeil, D. 2 1885-02-10 Killed by explosion of gas Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Ryan, T. 2 1885-02-10 Killed by explosion of gas Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
McDonald, Donald 7 1885-08-28 Died due to legs broken Westville or Springhill Mine Pictou County Coal
Hayman, David 2 1886-05-05 Run over by box, died 12 May Intercolonial Mine Pictou County Coal
McLeod, Murdoch 2 1886-05-03 Fall of roof Springhill No. 1 Cumberland County Coal
Turner, George 2 1886-11-01 Fall of top coal Springhill No. 2 Cumberland County Coal
McGowen, Alex 2 1886-05 Died at face by heart disease Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
Morrison, Daniel 2 1886-10-19 Run over by tub due to broken rope Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal


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