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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
Dugas, Alexander 2 1917-02-02 Crushed between box and rib Colonial Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Jesso, Frank 2 1927-08-08 Fall of stone Colonial Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Kennedy, John 2 1927-08-27 Electrocuted in lodgement Colonial Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Stewart, John 2 1936-02-29 Colonial Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Clark, Edward 2 1934-09-21 Colonial No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Jessoe, Alexander 2 1934-07-28 Colonial No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Stewart, James 2 1934-05-17 Colonial No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Young, George 2 1927-11-30 Fall of stone Colonial No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Greene, Mark 2 1928-09-03 Gas explosion Colonial No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Jessoe, James 2 1925-12-10 Fall of stone Colonial No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Hariett, Daniel 2 1926-09-28 Caught in longwall machine cutter chain Colonial No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Prentice, Patrick 2 1923-10-29 Electric wire Colonial No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Christie, James 2 1920-02-06 Caught in belt that operates the hoist in engine house Colonial No. 4 Cape Breton County Coal
McKinnon, J. 3 1882-03-11 Killed by fall of stone in sinking shaft Coxheath Copper Mine Cape Breton County Other minerals
Porquet, Charles 1980-05-12 Silicosis Devco Cape Breton County Coal
Jones, James 1980-03-18 Silicosis Devco Cape Breton County Coal
Bodhaine, Paul 1980-09-05 Heart attack Devco Cape Breton County Coal
MacFadgen, D. 1973-03-03 Explosion and fire Devco No. 12 Cape Breton County Coal
Gillis, Fred 2 1968-09-19 Caught by box on #25E main level and squeezed against low side of the wall Devco No. 12 Cape Breton County Coal
White, Wallace 2 1968-05-14 Struck by arch boom Devco No. 12 Cape Breton County Coal
Atwood, Wilfred 2 1969-01-07 Caught on cutting drum of Anderton Shearer Devco No. 12 Cape Breton County Coal
Swartzack, Freeman 2 1968-06-10 Natural causes Devco No. 20 Cape Breton County Coal
MacIntosh, Anthony 2 1968-03-16 Natural causes Dominion - Glace Bay Shops Dept. Cape Breton County Coal
Hines, Chesley 2 1963-02-21 Dominion Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Groves, Frank 2 1911-05-03 Shot blew through on slant containing water, partly driven between main slope. Drowned Dominion Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Hamilton, James 2 1911-05-03 Shot blew through on slant containing water, partly driven between main slope. Drowned Dominion Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Vokey, William 2 1934-11-13 Dominion No. ? Cape Breton County Coal
Brown, Robert 2 1911-10-12 Run over by trip Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Kohusz, Wasye 3 1911-07-25 Caught between two boxes Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Bacarro, Guissippi 2 1912-11-25 Jammed between trip and door Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Handrahan, James 2 1912-08-01 Fall of stone from roof Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Trevison, Mario 2 1912-11-10 Fall of stone Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Zanicol, Barnado 2 1912-12-22 Fall of coal from face Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Curry, Michael 2 1913-06-10 Fall of stone Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Ratchford, David 2 1913-09-05 Fall of stone Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Bond, Philip 2 1914-07-25 Fall of stone Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Boviada, Demetris 2 1914-01-21 Crushed between boxes Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Chiasson, Pat 2 1914-10-27 Killed by trip Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Ferguson, A. T. 2 1914-10-10 Killed by a box Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Kroput, John 2 1914-01-16 Fall of stone Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Pomyea, Daragha 2 1914-12-02 Fall of roof Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
McKinnon, Daniel R. 2 1906-08-25 Fall of coal; died in hospital Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
McPherson, Malcolm 2 1906-09-26 Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Wilson, Nelson 2 1907-03-04 Killed on the surface by a haulage rope used to convey cars under the screens Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Bartlett, John C. 2 1908-06-09 Fall of coal Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Dumphy, James 2 1908-10-05 Fall of coal from face Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Girdinetti, G. 2 1908-07-29 Fall of coal from face Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
McNeil, Michael A. 2 1908-10-15 Fall of coal and stone Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Carroll, William 2 1910-08-11 Jammed between coal hoppers at surface Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, J. S. 2 1910-04-13 Fall of coal Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal


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