Nova Scotia Archives

Men in the Mines

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

"Underground Fire Fighters"


"Albion Mine Fire, 20 June to 6 July 1913." A group of men posing around the entrance to Albion Mine, Stellarton, NS. The owners of the mine, Acadia Coal Company Limited, presented these photos to workers in appreciation for their "loyal efforts" during the fire.

Date: 1913

Credit: Museum of Industry

Reference no.: Stellarton Mining Museum  Museum of Industry  no. I91.32.42   /  negative no. MOI N-18799