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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
Fergusson, John 2 1887-10-05 Fall of roof coal Gowrie Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McNeil, John 2 1887-09-28 Fall of coal from pillar Reserve Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Mackey, James 18 1887-06-25 Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
McDonald, William 2 1887-02-07 Fall of coal from face Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
May, George 2 1887-04-02 Fatally hurt Springhill No. 2 Cumberland County Coal
Crawford, Clinton 2 1887-12-08 Fall of frozen clay Springhill No. 3 Cumberland County Coal
Guthro, Thomas 2 1887-12-08 Fall of frozen clay Springhill No. 3 Cumberland County Coal
Richmond, John A. 18 1887-09-11 Springhill Surface Cumberland County Coal
Steele, Thomas 2 1887-09-21 Fall of roof stone Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
Hanley, Angus O. 2 1887-10-18 Run over by three boxes on Main Slope Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Hyde, William 2 1887-02-17 Killed while timbering Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Spoors, Mat 2 1887-02-17 Killed while timbering Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Cameron, Alex 2 1888-11-05 Crushed by boiler Mount Pleasant Acadia Coal Company English Slope Mine Pictou County Coal
Adams, John 18 1888-07-27 Springhill Surface Cumberland County Coal
McKinnon, Neil 2 1888-05-21 Run over by trip Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
White, Amos 1889-11-04 Struck by rake in slope Joggins Mine Cumberland County Coal
Campbell, Colin 2 1883-05-03 Breaking of drawbar on slope trolley Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Fraser, A. 2 1883-05-03 Breaking of drawbar on slope trolley Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Gillies, James 2 1883-05-03 Breaking of drawbar on slope trolley Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Hannahan, W. 2 1883-05-03 Breaking of drawbar on slope trolley Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
McEachran, James 2 1883-05-03 Breaking of drawbar on slope trolley Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
McGilvray, W. 2 1883-05-03 Breaking of drawbar on slope trolley Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Nicholson, John 2 1883-05-03 Breaking of drawbar on slope trolley Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Flinn, G. 2 1883-02-28 Fall of coal Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
Gillis, Peter 2 1884-03-07 Fall of coal Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Campbell, William 2 1884-11-04 Premature explosion of shot from use of iron tamping bar Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
McLellan, James 2 1884-01-12 Struck by rake Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Keigan, Angus 2 1883-10-13 Run over by coal tub Sydney Mines Cumberland County Coal
Stubbert, Foreman 2 1884-10 Fall of coal Reserve Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, Hugh 2 1889-07-09 Fall of loose coal Reserve Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Jones, James 2 1889-06-17 Explosion of fire damp Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
Vicars, John 2 1889-09-23 Fall of loose coal, died twelve days later Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
Fraser, Albert 2 1890-09-16 Riding up on full rake Black Diamond Mine Cumberland County Coal
McCosh, Alex 1890-04-02 Fall of stone from roof Gowrie Mines Cape Breton County Coal
Kennedy, Rod 2 1890-09-12 Run over by rake of full boxes MacGregor Mine Pictou County Coal
McLutchy, William 1890-07-03 Fall of stone from roof, died five weeks later Reserve Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, John 1890-06-12 Run over by empty Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
Morrison, Murdock 1890-12-22 Run over by empty trip Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
Fraser, Archy 2 1890-07-26 Struck by cage on back balance Vale Colliery, 6 Foot Seam Pictou County Coal
McKenzie, A. D. 2 1890-02-27 Fall of roof Vale Colliery, 6 Foot Seam Pictou County Coal
Tebo, James 2 1893-11-18 Full box struck prop from under boom Springhill No. 1 Slope Cumberland County Coal
Boutilier, John 2 1893-06-07 Damp escaped from submerged district Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Walsh, Patrick 2 1893-11-10 Fall of coal from working face Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Foster, Alexander 2 1894-02-26 Run over by full rake 3rd Seam Mine Pictou County Coal
Ferguson, Ronald 2 1894-03-16 explosion of dynamite while heating it Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Fraser, Stephen 2 1894-08-14 Fell 68 feet from smoke stack, died 5 days later Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Cassidy, Francis 2 1894-09-24 Struck by boxes Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Pero, E. 2 1894-08-31 Run over by locomotive Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Fortune, James 2 1894-07-21 Full trip on deep road International Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Campbell, Peter 2 1894-07-27 Caught by full tub against pillar Little Glace Bay Mine Cape Breton County Coal


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