Nova Scotia Archives

Men in the Mines

A History of Mining Activity in Nova Scotia, 1720-1992

"The Spring Hill Excursion and Celebration"


Springhill. "At Work in the Pit … The Spring Hill Mining and Railway Co. invited their friends to celebrate the driving of the last spike of the Spring Hill junction of the Intercolonial Railway, and the turning of the first sod of the Spring Hill and Parrsboro Coal and Railway Co., likewise to explore their splendid mining property." Published in the Canadian Illustrated News, 8 November 1873, p. 296-297.

Date: 1873

Reference no.:   Nova Scotia Archives  Library: O/S F80 C16n: 1873   /  negative no. N-651