Nova Scotia Archives

Men in the Mines

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


"Acadia Coal Company, Stellarton, NS, Wm. E. Fraser's Team"

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Draegermen or Rescue Team. "Reopening of the Allan Shaft after the explosion of December 20th, 1914. Reopening commenced March 31st, 1915. Finished April 18th, 1915. Men identified as: Chas. Newbury; James G. Watters; Malcolm McGregor (Trainer); Wm. E. Fraser; Howard McIntosh; Neil McLean; and Alf. Hughes."

Date: 1915

Credit: Museum of Industry

Reference no.: Stellarton Mining Museum  Museum of Industry  no. I91.32.51   /  negative no. MOI N-19099