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coal fields and coal trade of the Island of Cape Breton.

Richard Brown

coal fields and coal trade of the Island of Cape Breton.

by Richard Brown

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Published by Low in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal trade,
  • Coal mines and mining,
  • Cape Breton Island (N.S.)

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 166 p. illus., maps.
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14791118M

    Island Histories; Bras D'Or Shack Stories: Author: Dennis Jessome Complied by Lark B. Szick Any book of memories about the Bras D'Or shacks is bound to be of interest as Bras D'Or is one of the oldest and most enduring communities in Cape Breton and the past and present day inhabitants of it carry with them not only the memories, but the good, solid attitudes in their everyday life. Reserve Mines was a coal mining town, and much of the poorly-built housing stock was owned by the coal company. Many had no foundations, lacked flush toilets and, by , some of the thin-walled duplex dwellings were more than half a century old. They .

    The Legacy of Cape Breton's Coal Miners. 3, likes. PIT TALK: The Legacy of Cape Breton's Coal Miners is a special book project, authored by Ian McNeil, to celebrate the contributions of Cape Followers: K.   DONKIN, N.S.—Absent for almost a generation, a way of life has returned to Cape Breton. Underground coal mining, once the backbone of the island’s economy, resumed at .

    References. Brown, Richard (F.G.S.) () The coal fields and coal trade of the island of Cape Breton. (Maritime Mining Record Office). Clowes, W. Laird, et al. () The royal navy: a history from the earliest times to the present.   The Cape Breton coal strike of was a strike by coal miners belonging to the United Mine Workers of America against the Cape Breton Development Corporation (DEVCO) of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. The strike, which was bitter and violent, began in the middle of July , and ended in early October of.


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The Coal Fields and Coal Trade of the Island of Cape Breton The Coal Fields and Coal Trade of the Island of Cape Breton by Richard Brown, Brown, Richard, F.G.S Oxford University Language English.

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Publication date Topics Coal mines and mining, Coal trade, Charbon, CharbonPages: The want of a reliable description of the Coal Fields, the capabilities of the mines now in operation, and a history of the rise and progress of the Coal Trade, in a popular form, must often have been experienced by those who have invested their money in the Cape Breton mines, especially by the shareholders of the General Mining Association, few of whom can possibly possess more than an imperfect.

The coal fields and coal trade of the island of Cape Breton [electronic resource] / By F.G.S. Richard Brown. Abstract "Reprint.""Also from various sources, short sketches of coal mining in Pictou and Cumberland counties and of the minerals of Nova Scotia [Appendix]."Electronic of access: Internet.4 Author: F.G.S.

Richard Brown. The coal fields and coal trade of the island of Cape Breton microform /Author: F.G.S. Richard Brown. Mainland. The Coal-Fields and Coal Industry of Eastern Canada.

Cape Breton Island. Cape Breton island contains the most important coal-fields of eastern Canada. The production of coal during the past three years compares with the total Canadian production, and with the production of Nova Scotia. The southeastern part of Cape Breton Island is home to the Sydney Coal Field, an extensive underground coal seam extending at an angle from the shore beneath the seafloor of the Cabot Strait.

This large deposit of high-sulphur coal was first extracted by French soldiers from Fortress of Louisbourg in at nearby Port Morien. The Story of Cape Breton Island — BOOK ONE. C$ Rise Again. The Story of Cape Breton Island — BOOK TWO. C$ The Company Store — J.B.

McLachlan and the Cape Breton Coal Miners, – C$ Views From The Steel Plant — Voices and Photographs from Years of Making Steel in Cape Breton Island. C$ BLAST. — Cape. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brown, Richard, F.G.S. Coal fields and coal trade of the island of Cape Breton.

Stellarton, N.S.: Maritime Mining Record. Brown's Early History of the Coal Trade From the dicovery of the island of Cape Breton by Sebastian Cabot into the year a period of nearly years-- although numerous voyages were made to the coast by intelligent enterprising naviga.

tors, there is no mention whatever, in any of their narratives, of the existence of the coal seams which, being plainly visi. ble in the cliffs of. Get this from a library. The coal fields and coal trade of the island of Cape Breton.

[Richard Brown]. The Coal-Fields and Coal Industry of Eastern Canada. INTRODUCTORY. Geological. The Carboniferous area of eastern Canada, with its associated coal-fields, forms part of the northward continuation of the Appalachian Mountain range, as evidenced in the characteristic occurrence of the rock formations in elongated belts with a general northeasterly and southwesterly trend.

Excellent and informative little book; it includes pictures and maps and clearly shows the best areas of the island to look for fossils, coal, rocks and minerals. Definitely worth reading if you're into Cape Breton's coal mining history or geology.5/5.

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.

Item is a photograph of 4 coal miners and 4 "nickel diggers" of the International Nickel Co. in the reception room at the Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit, Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto that ran from August 28 - Septem News & Views from Cape Breton Island.

NS COVID Update for 26 May Daily briefing Today’s briefing began with Premier Stephen McNeil acknowledging the province’s latest COVIDrelated death, a woman in her 80s in the Central Zone who was not a resident of a.

- I grew up in Glace Bay a Canadian coal mining town, every summer during miners vacation the pit ponies would be brought to the surface and left in the field just over the hill from my home, we would visit then daily:). See more ideas about Bay photo, Glace bay and Cape breton pins.

In a letter to the editor dated 16 July I carefully set out some historic evidence on the long-predicted conversion of coal transportation from rail to road on Cape Breton Island.

Given the pending government pronouncement on rail abandonment (or wink, wink “preservation”), I thought some factual background mightRead. Cape Breton Island, island ( pop. ,), 3, sq mi (10, sq km), forming the northeastern part of N.S., Canada, and separated from the mainland by the narrow Gut, or St.

The southeastern part of Cape Breton Island is home to the Sydney Coal Field, an extensive underground coal seam extending at an angle from the shore beneath the seafloor of .Mailing Address. Sydney & Area Chamber of Commerce P.O. BoxStation A Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 6G9. And there are at least blocks of 50 million tonnes in the Sydney coal field." (Canada consumes 50 million tonnes of coal a year.) The mining of Cape Breton's undersea coal .