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A poster of the RMS Olympic

A poster which shows a painting, signed in the right corner by C. Habicht, of the RMS Olympic. The RMS Olympic was a near replica ship of the Titanic, which transported thousands of troops from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Britain during the first world war. It was later used for tourism purposes.

Miner's Monument: Photograph 1

High exposure photograph of the miner's monument in New Waterford. The miner's monument is dedicated to the 65 miners who had died as a result of the mine explosion in the 12th colliery mine on July 25, 1917. The monument is seen placed on Ellsworth Avenue near the site of 12th colliery. The monument has since moved to the centre of New Waterford.

Miner's Monument: Photograph 2

A photograph of the Miner's Monument. The miner's monument is dedicated to the 65 miners who had died as a result of the mine explosion in the 12th colliery mine on July 25, 1917. The monument is seen placed on Ellsworth Avenue near the site of 12th colliery. The monument has since moved to the centre of New Waterford.

New Waterford General Hospital

The New Waterford General hospital was built in 1924. In the photograph, the hospital appears to have just finished construction. In the 1960's, the hospital was converted into the Miner's Memorial School.

New Waterford Glass Negatives

  • CA BI 2019-001
  • Collection
  • 1927

Donation consists of 33 black and white glass negatives featuring locations and events in New Waterford, NS.

People gather around the miner's monument

People gather around the miner's monument in New Waterford. The miner's monument is dedicated to the 65 miners who had died as a result of the mine explosion in the 12th colliery mine on July 25, 1917. The monument is seen placed on Ellsworth Avenue near the site of 12th colliery. The monument has since moved to the centre of New Waterford.