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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 851 to 900 of 2521 from your search:  – sorted by cause

Name Date Cause Mine County Type
McPherson, R. 2 1869-08-31 Crushed by tubs Drummond Mine Pictou County Coal
Martell, Charles 2 1873-10-23 Crushed by wagons Caledonia Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Daisley, James L. 1 1949-11-22 Crushed in cab by face fall Dingwall Quarry, National Gypsum (CDA) Ltd. Victoria County Other minerals
Sullivan, John 2 1867-09-12 Crushed in mine Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Fraser, Alexander 2 1875-03-06 Crushed on the bank head Nova Scotia Mine Pictou County Coal
Hendricken, William 2 1873-11-22 Crushed tubs in slope Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
McDonald, Daniel 2 1873-11-22 Crushed tubs in slope Vale Mine Pictou County Coal
Cameron, John 2 1895-07-08 Cut by piece of stone from roof International Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Boutilier, John 2 1893-06-07 Damp escaped from submerged district Sydney Cape Breton County Coal
Hoskings, Samuel 3 1896-04-18 Delayed explosion of dynamite Crow's Nest Mine Guysborough County Gold
McLeod, James 2 1903-01-29 Died 15 February Acadia Mine Pictou County Coal
Livingston, John 2 1904-04-14 Died 16 April Marsh Mine Pictou County Coal
Snow, Albert Joseph 2 1936-10-07 Died 26 October Dominion No. 1B Cape Breton County Coal
McKenzie, William 2 1903-03-03 Died 4 March Albion Mine Pictou County Coal
McGowen, Alex 2 1886-05 Died at face by heart disease Sydney Mines Cape Breton County Coal
McDonald, Donald 7 1885-08-28 Died due to legs broken Westville or Springhill Mine Pictou County Coal
Sennio, Antonio 18 1914-06 Died in Hfx 1914 Springhill No. 3 Cumberland County Coal
Hastings, Mr. 3 1927-06-03 Drawn into the machinery Wentworth Creek, Canadian Gypsum Co. Ltd. Hants County Other minerals
MacDonald, Allan 1 1937-10-06 Drilled into explosive in socket Montague Gold Mine Halifax County Gold
Sutherland, Robert 1 1939-00 Drilled into explosive in socket Molega, Queens Mines Ltd. Queens County Gold
McCormack, Stephen 2 1920-09-17 Dropped dead while coming up the travelling-way Dominion No. 4 Cape Breton County Coal
MacDonald, Alexander 1 1955-07-01 Drove over bank Little Narrows Gypsum Co. Victoria County Other minerals
Laws, James 6 1893 Drowned, Coroner's inquest Dec.29 Montague, Symon-Kaye Mine Halifax County Gold
Boudreau, Dan 2 1932-12-01 Dust & gas explosion Maple Leaf No. 4 Pictou County Coal
Hachey, William 2 1932-12-01 Dust & gas explosion Maple Leaf No. 4 Pictou County Coal
LeBlanc, Charles F. 2 1932-12-01 Dust & gas explosion Maple Leaf No. 4 Pictou County Coal
LeBlanc, Henry 2 1932-12-01 Dust & gas explosion Maple Leaf No. 4 Pictou County Coal
Murray, Ezra 2 1932-12-01 Dust & gas explosion Maple Leaf No. 4 Pictou County Coal
Reid, John N. 2 1923-12-27 Dynamite explosion Dominion No. 6 Cape Breton County Coal
Sutherland, J.W. 2 1902-01-29 Dynamite explosion in office Marsh Mine Pictou County Coal
Sutherland, Walter 2 1902-01-29 Dynamite explosion in office Marsh Mine Pictou County Coal
Wilks, John 2 1902-01-29 Dynamite explosion in office Marsh Mine Pictou County Coal
McKinnon, J.J. 2 1916-03-27 Electric shock. Died four days later Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
McKenzie, Hector 2 1910-06-07 Electric switch Dominion No. 3 Cape Breton County Coal
Mini, Francisco 2 1913-09-27 Electric wire Dominion No. 15 Cape Breton County Coal
Seaman, Max 2 1909-12-06 Electric wire Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Prentice, Patrick 2 1923-10-29 Electric wire Colonial No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
McKay, Alfred 1 1956-10-27 Electrocuted Little Narrows Gypsum Co. Victoria County Other minerals
Kerr, Ross 2 1983-11-24 Electrocuted Prince Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Shannon, George 2 1921-11-02 Electrocuted by shock from cable or pavement Joggins Mine Cumberland County Coal
Kennedy, John 2 1927-08-27 Electrocuted in lodgement Colonial Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Edwards, Benjamin 2 1920-06-12 Electrocuted in power-house Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
McLean, John J. 2 1929-11-15 Electrocuted in pump lodgement Allan Shaft Pictou County Coal
Venus, Donald W. 2 1961-05-09 Electrocution (slope) Springhill, Syndicate Mine Cumberland County Coal
Hall, Edward 2 1879-12-24 Empty horse wagon ran away Lingan Mine Cape Breton County Coal
Prendergast, Thomas 2 1929-11-04 End blew out of aftercooler Dominion No. 2 Cape Breton County Coal
Gerard, Daniel 2 1931-08-03 Engine and bed raised by jerk and he fell underneath Dominion No. 14 Cape Breton County Coal
Hamilton, Samuel 15 1868-01 Exploding gas Acadia Coal Mine Pictou County Coal
Frew, William 15 1906-09 Explosion Mount Pleasant Acadia Coal Company English Slope Mine Pictou County Coal
Gunn, Stanley 15 1906-09 Explosion Mount Pleasant Acadia Coal Company English Slope Mine Pictou County Coal


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