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Men in the Mines

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


Coal Mining in the Hungry 30's

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Men are shown mining coal on the "Flats" near Main and Brown Streets, Sydney Mines, during the Depression.

Date: ca.1930

Credit: Beaton Institute, Cape Breton University

Reference no.:   Beaton Institute, Cape Breton University  Coal Workers: 77-327-461(a)