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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
Dalling, James 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Dalling, Timothy 2 1927-10-17 Killed by riding rake Intercolonial Mine No. 1 Pictou County Coal
Darrah, Andrew 2 1898-02-21 Fall of top coal at working face Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Dash, Julian 2 1929-07-02 Killed by boxes Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Davidonkow, Pichon 2 1923-07-18 Fall of stone in room, caused by bump Springhill No. 2 Cumberland County Coal
Davidson, Adam 2 1908-01-30 Fell into chute Springhill No. 3 Cumberland County Coal
Davidson, Charles 2 1893-12-11 Squeezed between box and timber Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Davidson, John 2 1895-03-23 Fell from stage down shaft Hub Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Davidson, Lional 1 1939-02-08 Run of ore in slope Montague Gold Mine Halifax County Gold
Davidson, Robert 2 1949-08-25 Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Davidson, Robert 2 1952-01-14 Gas explosion MacGregor Mine Pictou County Coal
Davidson, Walter 2 1906-09-12 Fall of coal from face Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Davies, Peter 2 1926-10-09 Fall of stone Intercolonial Mine No. 1 Pictou County Coal
Davis, Andrew 2 1952-11-15 Springhill No. 2 Cumberland County Coal
Davis, Ben 2 1906-06-19 Being buried by coal Springhill No. 3 Cumberland County Coal
Davis, Douglas N. 2 1953-08-25 Springhill No. 2 Cumberland County Coal
Davis, Thomas 4 1891-02-21 Explosion of gas and dust Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
Davison, John 3 1883-05-23 Killed by fall from tub in shaft Stormont Guysborough County Gold
Dawe, Andrew 3 1910-12-07 Runaway box knocked out timber. Was putting up timber. Stone fell on him Sydney No. 3 Cape Breton County Coal
Dawe, Edward 2 1938-12-06 Broken cable on riding rake Princess Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Dawson, Gerald 2 1956-11-01 Explosion Springhill No. 4 Cumberland County Coal
Dawson, Richard 4 1891-02-21 Explosion of gas and dust Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
Dawson, Samuel 4 1891-02-21 Explosion of gas and dust Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
Dean, George W. 2 1946-05-01 Springhill No. 4 Cumberland County Coal
Dean, Thomas 2 1929-04-17 Fall of stone Dominion No. 11 Cape Breton County Coal
Dean, Thomas 2 1913-11-06 Fell under full trip Dominion No. 6 Cape Breton County Coal
Debodt, Joseph 2 1918-01-18 Explosion Allan Shaft Pictou County Coal
Debott, Frank 2 1925-12-21 Fall of stone Acadia No. 3 Pictou County Coal
DeCoste, Bernard 2 1914-12-14 Fall of coal Inverness Mine Inverness County Coal
Degaust, Alexander 2 1915-07-03 Fall of stone Dominion No. 7 Cape Breton County Coal
DeGrace, James 18 1902-01-03 Springhill No. 3 Cumberland County Coal
Delaney, Douglas 2 1909-01-22 Killed by runaway box Springhill No. 3 Cumberland County Coal
Delaney, George 2 1917-07-25 Explosion Dominion No. 12 Cape Breton County Coal
Delmouth, Arthur 2 1918-01-18 Explosion Allan Shaft Pictou County Coal
Demokes, George 2 1917-07-25 Explosion Dominion No. 12 Cape Breton County Coal
Dericimn, F. 2 1907-05-09 Fall of coal Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Desmond, Frank 2 1922-03-13 Injured by empty box passing over him. Died 6 June Greener Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Desmond, Herbert 2 1952-07-10 Gas explosion Dominion No. 20 Cape Breton County Coal
Desmond, William 2 1952-07-10 Gas explosion Dominion No. 20 Cape Breton County Coal
Devaney, Robert 3 1898-09-12 Accidental explosion of dynamite Malaga Mines Queens County Gold
Deveaux, Joseph 2 1942-10-19 Dominion No. 24 Cape Breton County Coal
Devison, Hector 2 1945-08-10 Dominion No. 20 Cape Breton County Coal
Devoe, James 2 1924-11-26 Killed by box on main deep Florence Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Dewan, Ferris Todd 19 1992-05-09 Explosion Stellarton, Westray Mine Pictou County Coal
Dewan, James 2 1944-11-02 Dominion No. 16 Cape Breton County Coal
Dickson, John 2 1940-11-26 Princess Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Dickson, William 2 1927-05-17 Struck by rake Springhill No. 7 Cumberland County Coal
Dillon, Frederick 4 1891-02-21 Explosion of gas and dust Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
Dixon, Alex 2 1943-07-27 Inverness No. 1 Inverness County Coal
Dixon, Richard 2 1938-12-06 Broken cable on riding rake Princess Mine Cape Breton County Coal


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