Nova Scotia Archives

Men in the Mines

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

"Foord Pit, Albion Mines, Pictou County, Nova Scotia"


"Sinking shaft, 1866"; Stellarton. The Foord Pit was opened in 1867 by the Geneeral Mining Association; and was sold in 1873, along with all other GMA properties in Pictou County, to the British-owned Halifax Company.

Date: ca.1866

Reference no.:   Nova Scotia Archives  Photo Collection: Industries: Mining: Coal: Stellarton: Foord Pit no. 2