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


Nova Scotia Mine Fatalities, 1838-1992

Results 801 to 850 of 2521 from your search:  – sorted by cause

Name Date Cause Mine County Type
McIntyre, Donald 3 1901-03-15 Caught by runaway coal box from bank on surface International Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Nicholson, John 2 1881-11-23 Caught by slope door while riding rake Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
Cameron, Neil 3 1921-03-28 Caught in a slip of rock Goldenville Guysborough County Gold
Christie, James 2 1920-02-06 Caught in belt that operates the hoist in engine house Colonial No. 4 Cape Breton County Coal
MacPhee, Vernon Michael 2 1967-02-21 Caught in capstan Four Star Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McIntosh, William 2 1899-02-04 Caught in coils of rope on drum Six Foot Seam Mine Pictou County Coal
Stephens, Wendell 2 1928-12-29 Caught in conveyor in boiler room Dominion No. 1A Cape Breton County Coal
Fortune, Joseph R. 2 1930-07-30 Caught in drum of engine Dominion No. 14 Cape Breton County Coal
Taylor, John B. 2 1919-04-19 Caught in fly wheel Springhill No. 2 Cumberland County Coal
Hariett, Daniel 2 1926-09-28 Caught in longwall machine cutter chain Colonial No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
Bowran, George 2 1923-03-23 Caught in picking-belt gears Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Strang, Thomas L. 2 1929-08-21 Caught in rope on drum Dominion No. 1B Cape Breton County Coal
Killim, Scott 3 1889-09-04 Caught in shaft by cage Londonderry Colchester County Gypsum
McDougall, Creighton 14 1900 Caught in the flywheel of the crusher (c.1900, no date given). Renfrew Gold Mine Hants County Gold
Waugh, Michael 2 1923-06-02 Caught in worm-gear of coal conveyor Princess Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Atwood, Wilfred 2 1969-01-07 Caught on cutting drum of Anderton Shearer Devco No. 12 Cape Breton County Coal
Blue, John M. 2 1903-06-20 Caught under descending cage Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Hayman, Wilbert 2 1921-01-04 Caught under heavy fall of roof coal MacGregor Mine Pictou County Coal
Andrews, Archibald 2 1926-02-01 Chuck falling down shaft Allan Shaft Pictou County Coal
Robertson, E. 2 1915-12-13 Clothes caught in revolving shaft Dominion No. 6 Cape Breton County Coal
Magill, Herman Russell 11 1936-04-20 Collapse of mine shaft Moose River Gold Mine Halifax County Gold
Reashor, Maurice 2 1968-02-29 Coronary heart attack Princess Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Harroun, John 2 1923-01-08 Coupling cars, killed by moving cars Springhill No. 7 Cumberland County Coal
Boazan, Ronald 2 1983-11-15 Crushed No. 26 Cape Breton County Coal
Power, Lewis 2 1985-04-16 Crushed Lingan Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, Kenneth 2 1920-11-09 Crushed between box and pillar Dominion No. 11 Cape Breton County Coal
Dugas, Alexander 2 1917-02-02 Crushed between box and rib Colonial Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Smith, James 2 1901-06-13 Crushed between box and rib Vale Colliery Pictou County Coal
Boviada, Demetris 2 1914-01-21 Crushed between boxes Dominion No. 1 Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, Ronald 2 1909-07-05 Crushed between full box and engine North Atlantic Collieries Cape Breton County Coal
Byrne, George 2 1923-02-23 Crushed between railway cars Allan Mine Pictou County Coal
Shanks, John F. 1 1961-11-25 Crushed between track and frame of his dozer Miller Creek Quarry, Canadian Gypsum Co. Ltd. Hants County Other minerals
Crocker, Frederick 2 1884-08-20 Crushed between water box and timber Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
McIsaac, Malcom 2 1873-11-27 Crushed by back balance Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Cameron, Alex 2 1888-11-05 Crushed by boiler Mount Pleasant Acadia Coal Company English Slope Mine Pictou County Coal
MacLean, Alexander 2 1980-01-31 Crushed by bucket against wall of the shaft. Prince Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Luckman, John 3 1870-12-13 Crushed by cage International Mine Pictou County Coal
McDougall, Anthony 2 1872-10-15 Crushed by cage Lorway Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Fraser, Simon 2 1868-07-08 Crushed by cars Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Townsend, Leonard 2 1876-04-16 Crushed by drum, fall of a gin Springhill Mine Cumberland County Coal
McNeil, John 2 1927-10-03 Crushed by full boxes of coal Inverness No. 1 Inverness County Coal
McIntyre, W. 2 1868-10-22 Crushed by machinery Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Carmichael, Charles 2 1872-10-20 Crushed by machinery Gowrie Mine Cape Breton County Coal
McGilchrist, John 2 1866-11-28 Crushed by machinery Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
Shea, James 2 1867-08-01 Crushed by machinery Port Hood Mine Inverness County Coal
Murphy, John 2 1928-08-08 Crushed by runaway box Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
McLean, Joseph 2 1873-08-14 Crushed by train International Mine Pictou County Coal
Neville, John 2 1873-07-16 Crushed by train International Mine Pictou County Coal
Bradley, Charles H. 1 1959-05-25 Crushed by truck running off bench Nappan Quarry, Gypsum Lime & Alabastine Ltd. Cumberland County Other minerals
Ross, Alexander 2 1872-11-18 Crushed by tubs Intercolonial Mine Pictou County Coal


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