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"


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