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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
Milburn, William 2 1895-10-08 Thrown from cage Springhill No. 1 Slope Cumberland County Coal
Horone, William 2 1895-02-26 Fall from roof Springhill No. 2 Cumberland County Coal
Cathcart, James 2 1896-07-20 Fall of coal while loading Bridgeport Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Ferguson, Allen 2 1896-06-22 Struck by part of junk while loading Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McKinnon, Hector 2 1896-09-21 Fall of coal from pillar Hub Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McLennan, Philip 2 1896-07-10 Fall of roof coal while loading Reserve Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Gallant, Lawrence 2 1896-02-24 Runaway in slope Springhill No. 3 Slope Cumberland County Coal
Robertson, Robert 2 1896-05-08 Walked in under cage Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Spencer, William 2 1897-04-09 Burned by compressed powder Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Breen, Michael 2 1897-12-02 Struck on head by piece of rock Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Horn, John 2 1900-02-16 Reserve Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Jacobs, James 2 1900-07-12 Reserve Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Jameson, Hector 2 1900-02-16 Reserve Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Roach, John 2 1900-03-03 Reserve Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Lowther, William 18 1900-05-22 Springhill No. 2 Cumberland County Coal
Cargig, William 2 1900-04-14 Fell on pick handles Springhill No. 3 Cumberland County Coal
Milley, John 2 1900-02-15 Springhill No. 3 Cumberland County Coal
McCuish, John 2 1900-04-07 Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Willis, William 2 1900-12-09 Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Young, Michael 2 1900-03-13 Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Grant, Dougald 2 1900-11-13 Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Martin, Michael 2 1901-06-20 Fatally injured; whirled around a shaft Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Stuart, Kenneth 2 1901-04-23 Broad Cove Mine Inverness County Coal
Howie, Alexander 2 1901-04-18 Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, Daniel 2 1901-08-19 Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, John B. 2 1901-06-19 Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
McDougald, Murdock 3 1901-03-04 Fatally injured on surface between two cars Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Thistle, George 3 1901-02-07 Killed by runaway wagon from pit bottom Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Anderson, Andrew 2 1901-04-26 Dominion No. 3 Cape Breton County Coal
Burney, John W. 2 1901-07-22 Killed by fall of top coal and stone Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
McMillan, J.W. 2 1901-08-26 Fall of coal and stone Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
McIntyre, Donald 3 1901-03-15 Caught by runaway coal box from bank on surface International Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McLeod, James 2 1903-01-29 Died 15 February Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
McKenzie, William 2 1903-03-03 Died 4 March Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Robinson, Robert 2 1903-01-26 Slipped under car and car passing over him Albion Yard Mine Pictou County Coal
Nearing, Patrick 3 1903-10-21 Fall of coal Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Bennett, Elijah 2 1903-09-03 Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Blue, John M. 2 1903-06-20 Caught under descending cage Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Keehn, Emile 2 1903-02-26 Run over by loaded box Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
McCuish, John 2 1903-10-11 Fall of stone from rood Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, John 2 1903-10-31 Caught between cage and pulleys Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, Lauchlin 2 1903-09-03 Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, Dan 2 1903-10-31 Fall of cage down shaft Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
McNeil, John A. 3 1903-04-13 Run over by loaded box Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Rickets, John A. 2 1903-09-26 Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Quann, Jos. 2 1903-01-13 Caught between loaded box and pillar Dominion No. 3 Cape Breton County Coal
Finlay, Daniel 2 1903-07-13 Killed by rake in hoisting slope Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Ryan, John W. 2 1903-08-25 Fatally injured Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Cameron, J.J. 2 1903-04-16 Caught by box on slope Mabou Mine Inverness County Coal
Merritt, John 2 1903-02-21 Killed while riding on trip, coupling broke hurling boxes against roof Port Hood Mine Inverness County Coal


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