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Men in the Mines

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


"Sir Hugh Allan"

"President of the Vale Colliery, Thorburn and Director of the Acadia Coal Company, Stellarton." Sir Hugh Allan (1810-1882) was a powerful Montreal financier who invested in Pictou County mines.

Credit: Museum of Industry

Reference: Stellarton Mining Museum  Museum of Industry  no. I91.32.20   /  negative N-18789

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