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The Ingraham coal mine at the North Bar, Sydney Harbor, Cape Breton

The Ingraham coal mine at the North Bar, Sydney Harbor, Cape Breton

containing by computation 18.402.500 tons.

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Published by s.n.] in [New York? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal mines and mining -- Nova Scotia

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 25949.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16933461M
    ISBN 100665259492

    The Worst Disaster that ever occurred in a mine in Northern Cape Breton Fatal Explosion carrying death to miners and destruction to property. Cause at present unknown - six dead - the bodies recovered two are missing, one of them the assistant inspector of mines Sydney Mines, Jan. 3. One mine in particular called Number 1 but better known as Princess colliery was the largest submarine mine in the world and produced fine coal for over a century without interruption except a few strikes. This coal made good coke so a modern (best in the world at the time) steel plant was built right in Sydney .

      Chris Cline, who's been described as a "billionaire coal baron" by Bloomberg News, owns per cent of the once dormant Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton. Cline - who recently contributed $1-million to Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush’s campaign - has pitted the economy against the environment on the isolated Nova Scotia island with. Most of the coal mine and steel workers in Cape Breton descended from Scottish immigrants. However, industrial production also attracted immigrants from Britain, Belgium, France and England. In some cases, their shared history, along with similar living situations (BESCO employees lived in identical leased company homes built in tidy rows) and the sense of solidarity that delivered underground.

    The Legacy of Cape Breton's Coal Miners. 3, likes 3 talking about this. PIT TALK: The Legacy of Cape Breton's Coal Miners is a special book project, authored by Ian McNeil, to celebrate the. Sydney is a former city and current community located in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, ed on Cape Breton Island's east coast, it belongs administratively to the Cape Breton Regional was founded in by the British, was incorporated as a city in , and dissolved on 1 August , when it was amalgamated into .


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The Ingraham coal mine at the North Bar, Sydney Harbor, Cape Breton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The Ingraham coal mine at the North Bar, Sydney Harbor, Cape Breton: containing by computation tons. [Hugh R McKenzie]. History of Coal Mining in Cape Breton.

– French explorer Nicholas Denys identifies Cape Breton coal deposits; Early s – Coal used at. A Cape Breton group is proposing that an old coal mine site in Sydney Mines be turned into a war memorial, a location that will avoid the bitter controversy faced by another proposed memorial.

The Ingraham coal mine at the North Bar, Sydney Harbor, Cape Breton [electronic resource]: containing by computation tons / By Hugh R. McKenzie AbstractAuthor: Hugh R. McKenzie. The first mining in Sydney Mines on the north side of Sydney Harbour took place in by using iron bars to pry the coal from the exposed coal seams along the cliffs into nearby boats.

After Cape Breton was given separate colonial status inLieutenant Governor J.F.W. DesBarres began mining operations at Sutherland’s Corner, a wharf. The Ingraham coal mine at the North Bar, Sydney Harbor, Cape Breton [microform]: containing by computation tons by Hugh R.

McKenzie avg rating — 0 ratings. On the map above, red represents the coal deposits near Sydney on Cape Breton Island. You can Sydney Harbor see the 'Cape Breton' which gives the island its name.

While the map shows many features which appeared aftersuch as certain railways and settlements, it does show the larger picture of the coal deposits in the region.

The first mining took place in along the exposed seams of the harbor cliffs. When the General Mining Association took over Cape Breton coal mining inthe area was simply known as "The Mines." Sydney Mines' first house, owned by R.

Brown, dates from this era () and still stands at 32 Brown St. By the turn of the century, Sydney. The first mention of coal mining in Cape Breton by the Commissioner of Mines is in his report for This mine was later worked by the North Sydney Mining and Transportation Company, and is at present operated by the Indian Cove Coal Company.

The latter company now operates the Greener pit, on the shore of Sydney harbour, and the Tom Pit. In his very interesting book “Cape Breton Canada (at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century),” Rev.

C.W. Vernon goes on to state that “mining towns are as a rule far from pleasing in. Cape Breton Miners' Museum, Glace Bay: See reviews, articles, and photos of Cape Breton Miners' Museum, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 7 attractions in Glace Bay/ TripAdvisor reviews.

Cape Breton Miner,New Waterford,Glace Bay,Nova Scotia Music By Men Of The Deeps. Early Mining The southeastern part of Cape Breton Island is home to the Sydney Coal. Geography. The area comprising Industrial Cape Breton includes the following communities within the Cape Breton Regional Municipality and earned its name from the various industrial activities relating to steelmaking, heavy water production, coal mining, and spin-off industries.

Northside. Referring to the north side of Sydney Harbour. MacDONALD, Staff Engineer, Dominion Coal Company, Sydney, N.S. (now with Cape Breton Development Corporation) This paper relates the story of years of mining in the Harbour Seam at the Princess Colliery, Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia.

There were coal mines in 7 of Nova Scotia′s 18 counties and more than underground coal mines have operated since commercial mining began in Cape Breton in Approximately million tonnes of coal have been mined in Nova Scotia′s surface and underground coal mines.

The Sydney Harbour Colliery was and remains the deepest coal mine ever to have been sunk in Australia. A disastrous accident occurred in Marchwhile sinking the Birthday Shaft, when six men were being lowered in a bucket which was tipped over by an obstruction in the shaft wall and threw out five of them, who fell metres to the bottom.

Hotels near (YQY) Sydney Airport; All things to do in Cape Breton Island; Things to do near Cape Breton Miners' Museum there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. All reviews retired miner coal mining our tour guide cape breton hard life hard hats low ceilings great tour nova scotia company Location: 42 Birkley Street, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia B1A 5T8.

The Prince Mine opened in It's the last underground coal mine in Atlantic Canada. The mine is located at Point Aconi, on the north shore of Cape Breton. It extends eight kilometres under the. EPISODE While travelling in Cape Breton this summer, we hiked back to a couple of very remote abandoned mine sites to see what might be there.

We take you along for the explores. Sites. The history of coal mining on Cape Breton began over years ago. In the early ’s, coal was needed in Louisbourg for the French to construct its Fortress. Coal was extracted from exposed seams along the cliffs and in the first coal mine was officially opened at.

Sydney Mines (Scottish Gaelic: Mèinnean Shidni) is a community and former town in Canada's Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Regional Municipality. Founded in and incorporated as a town inSydney Mines has a rich history in coal production, although mining activity has now ceased.

DONKIN, NS — Underground coal mining has resumed in Cape Breton, more than 15 years after the fossil fuel was last cut from a rock face beneath the island. Kameron Coal Management Ltd., a subsidiary of US mining giant Cline Group, confirmed that 64 employees and contractors have been extracting coal from the Donkin site since Feb.

by Rennie MacKenzie • photos • pages. A RARE, EXCITING INSIDER STORY of coal mine life in Cape Breton, filled with humour, pride, terror, and humanity. From shoveling at the coal face and hand-lifting tons of shaker pans, to hurtling through low narrow tunnels testing a diesel during early mechanization—you are not spared the details—or the laughs!