Nova Scotia Archives

Men in the Mines

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


Group of miners, Westville, NS

These miners may be from the Drummond or Acadia Mine, prior to the use of safety lamps. Note the Bicket lamps attached to their helmets.

Credit: Museum of Industry

Reference: Stellarton Mining Museum  Museum of Industry  no. I91.32.581   /  negative N-19545

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