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Men in the Mines

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


"Malcolm Blue"

"Mines Superintendent, Acadia Coal Co., 1921-1927." Other positions held by Blue (1859-1933) were Deputy Inspector for Pictou County, 1898-1907 and Mine Manager, Drummond Mine, 1907-1915. He was prominent in mine rescue, beginning with the 1891 Springhill Explosion and including the Albion Mine fire of 1913.

Credit: Museum of Industry

Reference: Stellarton Mining Museum  Museum of Industry  no. I91.32.187   /  negative N-19305

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