Nova Scotia Archives

Men in the Mines

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

"Underground Fire Fighters - The Noon Shift"


"Albion Mine Fire, 20 June to 6 July 1913." The owners of the mine, Acadia Coal Company Limited, Stellarton, presented these photos to workers in appreciation for their "loyal efforts" during the fire. The men are identified as "Back row (L-R): Livingston; Duncan Gillis; Hoare; McIvor; Byrne. Middle row (L-R): Turnbull; F. Coronet; Lennon; W.E. Smith; C. Potts; Higgins; Haley; J.B. Coronet; Strathie; Chas. Potts; Armstrong; McDougall (overman). Front row (L-R): Hand; J. McKay; Campbell; Simpson; Brown (supt. Acadia Mine). With rail car - Mailman."

Date: 1913

Credit: Museum of Industry

Reference no.: Stellarton Mining Museum  Museum of Industry  no. I91.32.580   /  negative no. MOI N-19542