Coal in Our Blood
200 Years of coal mining in Nova Scotia's Pictou County

Ryan, Judith Hoegg
Publisher:  Formac Publishing Company Limited
Year Published:  1992
Pages:  128pp   Price:  $19.95 Paperback   ISBN:  0-88780-215-X
Library of Congress Number:  HD9554.C23P537   Dewey:  338.2'724'0971613
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6874

An account of the coal mining community of Pictou County, Nova Scotia.


Table of Contents

Part 1
i) Until 1918
ii) Ralph Morrell
iii) Miners and their Lore
iv) David McLean
v) Explosion!
vi) Kenneth Rumley
Part 2
i) 1918-1945
ii) Marjorie Cummings
iii) The 1924 Explosion
iv) George Frazer
v) Walter Gordon
vi) The 1935 Allan Explosion
vii) Harold Gordon
viii) Moose River Mine Disaster
ix) The Acadia Rescue Corps
x) John Campbell
xi) Sadie and George MacPherson
Part 3
i) 1946-1980
ii) James Johnson
iii) The 1950 Allan Shaft Explosion
iv) Gordon Clark
v) The MacGregor Explosion 1952
vi) James Turnbull
vii) Flood!
viii) John Roach
ix) Woodbridge McLean
x) Explosion at Springhill
xi) Charles MacKenzie
xii) Robert Hoegg
Part 4
i) 1980-1992
ii) The New Blood
iii) The Westray Explosion 1992

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