Nova Scotia Archives

Men in the Mines

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


Springhill Mine Disaster, 23 October 1958

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"Wyonetta Gabriel, whose cousin is in mine, and Cherry Allen, whose father is also in the mine, are shown waiting at the pit-head since last night. Mrs. Allen is waiting in the lamphouse."

Date: 1958

Photographer: CP Wirephoto from Toronto Telegram

Reference no.: St. John Ambulance  Nova Scotia Archives  no. 13.10