Nova Scotia Archives

Men in the Mines

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


Investigation, Vale Colliery Explosion

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Newspaper account from the Trades Journal reporting on results of the investigation into the explosion on 10 February 1885 that killed thirteen men. The paper was published by the Provincial Workmen's Association, first at Springhill (1880-1882), and later at Stellarton (1882-1890), edited by the PWA Secretary, Robert Drummond.

Date: 1885

Reference no.:   Nova Scotia Archives  RG 21 series A vol. 50 no. 76