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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
McNeal, John Jr. 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
McPherson, James Jr. 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
McRae, Duncan 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
McRichey, John 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Murray, Alexander 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
O'Brien, Nicholas 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Purvis, Alexander Jr. 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Ramsay, James 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Richardson, Joseph 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Rodgers, William 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Ruddick, Edward 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Shaw, Donald 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Sinclair, John 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Smith, Angus 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Stewart, D. McFarlane 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Stewart, George 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Walton, John 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Webb, James 2 1873-05-13 Explosion of gas Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Andrews, William 2 1873-05-05 Fall of coal Gowrie Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Downie, John 2 1873-11-01 Run over by train International Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McLean, Joseph 2 1873-08-14 Crushed by train International Mine Pictou County Coal
Neville, John 2 1873-07-16 Crushed by train International Mine Pictou County Coal
Ryan, Alexander 2 1873-03-29 Fall of coal Lingan Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Hendricken, William 2 1873-11-22 Crushed tubs in slope Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
McDonald, Daniel 2 1873-11-22 Crushed tubs in slope Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
Taylor, John 2 1873-03-15 Fall with tub in slope Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
Turnbull, William 2 1873-07-18 Fall of derrick Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
Jackson, W.C. 2 1874-08-17 Rope breaking in shaft Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Potts, John 2 1874-08-17 Rope breaking in shaft Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Foley, Martin 2 1874-05-28 Runaway rake in slope Intercolonial Mine Pictou County Coal
Stewart, William 2 1874-08-29 Fall of coal Nova Scotia Mine Pictou County Coal
Lockhart, Charles 2 1874-12-05 Fall of coal Scotia Mine Cumberland County Coal
Cummins, Hector 2 1874-03-17 Runaway rake in slope Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
Campbell, Hector 2 1875-05-06 Run over by loaded coal wagons Albion Mine, Foord Pit Pictou County Coal
Conn, James 15 1838-07 Explosion of gas GMA Store Pit Pictou County Coal
Lowe, William 15 1838-07 Explosion of gas GMA Store Pit Pictou County Coal
Redpath, George 15 1858-08-11 Explosion of gas GMA's Cage Pit Pictou County Coal
Russell 15 1858-08-11 Afterdamp GMA's Cage Pit Pictou County Coal
McKenzie, Daniel 15 1861-05 Explosion of gas Bye Pit Pictou County Coal
Roach, William 15 1861-05 Explosion of gas Bye Pit Pictou County Coal
Robertson, James 15 1861-05 Explosion of gas Bye Pit Pictou County Coal
Jose, Henry 13 1865-11-10 Fall down shaft Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
McCarney 15 1866-01 Fell 15 ft. and struck a timber Acadia Coal Co. Pictou County Coal
Mahoney, Patrick 3 1866-09-26 Fall of coal Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
McGilchrist, John 2 1866-11-28 Crushed by machinery Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
McLean, Alex 2 1866-12-20 Explosion of gas Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
McLean, John 3 1866-09-26 Fall of coal Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Burke, William 3 1866-09-06 Fall of picks in shaft Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Simpson, John 3 1866-04-10 Run over by wagons Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Hoyt, Henry 3 1866-08-20 Fall of coal Lingan Mine Cape Breton County Coal


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