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Men in the Mines

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


Nova Scotia Mine Fatalities, 1838-1992

Results 751 to 800 of 2521 from your search:  – sorted by cause

Name Date Cause Mine County Type
Hutchings, Edward 2 1930-01-16 Burned by gas Greenwood Mine Pictou County Coal
Smith, Albert 2 1919-10-14 Burnt at boiler doors. Died 21 October Florence Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Budro, Lemuel 3 1907-02-05 Burnt by gas Strathcona Mine Cumberland County Coal
Connolly, C. 2 1880-04-11 Burnt by gas in lodgement Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
Forbes, Andrew 8 1868-04-11 Burnt in pit April 11th, died on the 19th. Albion Mine, Foord Pit Pictou County Coal
Tracey, William 2 1914-12-05 By full trip Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Steele, Hugh 2 1914-12-11 By full trip Dominion No. 6 Cape Breton County Coal
Taylor, Daniel 2 1913-10-28 By train on surface Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Hayes, Norman 2 1912-12-24 Cage on balance Allan Shaft Pictou County Coal
Keating, Edward 2 1914-06-30 Cage struck timber, knocking roof down Inverness Mine Inverness County Coal
Martin, Roderick 2 1917-10-28 Carbonic acid gas. Gas escaped from Draeger apparatus he was wearing. Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Clyburn, Simon 3 1910-05-23 Caught between bail and cross-head of the skip on incline shaft Goldboro, Richardson Mine Guysborough County Gold
Murphy, Carl G. 2 1921-10-12 Caught between beam of the screen floor and the break wheel of a moving railway car Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
Nelson, William J. 2 1929-01-19 Caught between boom and car Springhill No. 2 Cumberland County Coal
Flemming, William 2 1907-04-16 Caught between box and boom Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Foster, Archie 2 1904-08-05 Caught between box and chute; died on beaching bank Springhill, Aberdeen Mine Cumberland County Coal
Lamond, James 2 1914-10-05 Caught between box and prop Florence Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Arsenault, John 2 1931-11-17 Caught between box and prop Dominion No. 14 Cape Breton County Coal
Jennings, Stanley 2 1917-02-06 Caught between box and prop. Allan Mine Pictou County Coal
Porter, Archy 2 1908-12-09 Caught between box and rib Springhill No. 2 Cumberland County Coal
O'Handley, Michael 2 1928-11-06 Caught between box and rib Dominion No. 14 Cape Breton County Coal
Smith, Arnold S. 2 1967-08-23 Caught between box and timber Dominion No. 20 Cape Breton County Coal
Gillespie, William J. 2 1913-08-12 Caught between box at 4700 bottom Springhill No. 2 Cumberland County Coal
McDonald, John 2 1903-10-31 Caught between cage and pulleys Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Cormier, John 2 1907-11-11 Caught between car and bankhead Chignecto Mines Cumberland County Coal
Haley, John V. 2 1931-06-15 Caught between car and timber Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Cummings, James 2 1917-11-23 Caught between cars and rib Dominion No. 10 Cape Breton County Coal
Lund, John 2 1897-05-05 Caught between coal box and pillar Reserve Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, John W. 2 1898-06-03 Caught between full trip and prop Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Quann, Jos. 2 1903-01-13 Caught between loaded box and pillar Dominion No. 3 Cape Breton County Coal
McLeod, Angus 2 1917-04-09 Caught between motor and prop Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Linthorne, Walter 2 1969-02-28 Caught between Phython Conveyor & cutting machine McBean Pictou County Coal
Merlin, John G. 2 1922-08-04 Caught between pump and upright timber Springhill No. 3 Cumberland County Coal
King, Michael 2 1968-03-11 Caught between rail and box when motor trip struck standing boxes Dominion No. 26 Cape Breton County Coal
Favier, Thomas 2 1911-03-16 Caught between rib and full box. Died on the 17th Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Cope, William 2 1922-11-07 Caught between roof and car on slope. Died 6 December Victoria Mine Cumberland County Coal
Chase, Richard 2 1918-06-22 Caught between shaft and car Dominion No. 9 Cape Breton County Coal
MacIntrye, Murdock 2 1967-09-27 Caught between timber and box Dominion No. 20 Cape Breton County Coal
Arsenault, Arsene 2 1932-02-01 Caught between trip and prop Dominion No. 14 Cape Breton County Coal
Kohusz, Wasye 3 1911-07-25 Caught between two boxes Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
McKenzie, Hugh 2 1918-12-26 Caught between two cars Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Gillis, Fred 2 1968-09-19 Caught by box on #25E main level and squeezed against low side of the wall Devco No. 12 Cape Breton County Coal
Green, Frank 2 1908-02-15 Caught by box on balance while putting his clothes on for home Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Cameron, J.J. 2 1903-04-16 Caught by box on slope Mabou Mine Inverness County Coal
McLennan, J.A. 2 1916-12-12 Caught by cage. Died four days later Dominion No. 12 Cape Breton County Coal
Hill, Alexander 2 1923-05-12 Caught by fly-wheel in starting haulage engine Princess Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Toomey, Joseph 2 1918-12-02 Caught by full box Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Campbell, Peter 2 1894-07-27 Caught by full tub against pillar Little Glace Bay Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Cameron, William Archibald 2 1911-11-21 Caught by revolving wheel on main driving shaft of screen engine under Bank house Allan Shaft No. 1 Pictou County Coal
McSorley, Anthony 3 1912-07-11 Caught by rope and drawn behind drum Dominion No. 10 Cape Breton County Coal


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