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Dominion #6

  • CA BI 78-156-1906
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dominion #6 Colliery in Donkin.

Dominion #6

  • CA BI 78-147-1897
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dominion #6 Colliery in Donkin.

Dominion #6

  • CA BI 78-151-1901
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dominion #6 Colliery in Donkin.

Dominion #6

  • CA BI 78-155-1905
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dominion #6 Colliery in Donkin.

Dominion #6

  • CA BI 78-144-1894
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dominion #6 Colliery in Donkin.

Dominion #6

  • CA BI 78-158-1908
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dominion #6 Colliery in Donkin.

Dominion #6

  • CA BI 78-145-1895
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a view of two men in front of a brick building, which was part of the Dominion #6 Colliery in Donkin.

Dominion #6

  • CA BI 78-146-1896
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a view of pit lumber at the Dominion #6 Colliery in Donkin.

Dominion #6

  • CA BI 78-157-1907
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of a view of the Dominion #6 Colliery in Donkin.

Dominion #6 Generator

  • CA BI 78-139-1889
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the generator for the Dominion #6 mine.

Dominion Coal Co.

  • CA BI 77-14-141
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the coke ovens at the Steel Plant in Sydney; the coal is being shipped to the coke ovens.

Dominion Coal Co. Staff

  • CA BI 77-1147-1281
  • Item
  • 1910

Item is a photograph of members of the Dominion Coal Company Staff. The names of the people featured in the photographs are listed on the back.

Dominion Coal Company officials

  • CA BI 80-693-4873
  • Item
  • 1963

Item is a photograph of Dominion Coal Company officials with government officials and UMW representatives on an inspection of a coal mine. Several people in the photograph are identified.

Dominion Coal Company officials

  • CA BI 80-695-4875
  • Item
  • 1963

Item is a photograph of Dominion Coal Company officials with government officials and UMW representatives on an inspection of a coal mine. Several people in the photograph are identified.

Dominion Coal Company officials

  • CA BI 80-694-4874
  • Item
  • 1963

Item is a photograph of Dominion Coal Company officials with government officials and UMW representatives on an inspection of a coal mine. Several people in the photograph are identified.

Dominion Coal Scales, Sydney

  • CA BI 77-897-1031
  • Item
  • ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of the Dominion Coal Scales in Sydney, showing horses and sleighs bringing coal to be weighed.

Dominion Colliery No. 2, Glace Bay

  • CA BI 77-1250-1384
  • Item
  • 1912

Item is a photograph of the Dominion Colliery No. 2 in Glace Bay from the souvenir album "Souvenir of Cape Breton." The colliery is seen across water.

Donkin miners

  • 86-68-16165
  • Item
  • ca. 1925

Item is a photograph of miners in rail cars, waiting to descend into the Donkin Mine.

Dr. Thomas E. Jeans

  • CA BI 77-369-503
  • Item
  • ca. 1867

Item is a photographic portrait of Dr. Thomas E. Jeans, the first G.M.A. doctor from 1829-1867.

Draeger Crew, No. 2 and No. 9 Colliery, Glace Bay

  • CA BI 76-102
  • Item
  • 1909

Item is a photograph of the first draeger crew formed in North America; the crew was formed at the No. 2 and No. 9 collieries, Glace Bay.
Front row: John Joe MacNeil, Mr. Fergie, Norman MacKenzie. Middle row: Dan "Storey" MacDonald, Joe Campbell, Thomas Turner, James MacMahon, Unknown, Roddie "Heenan" MacDonald, Matt MacAdam, Dan MacGillivary, Gilbert Darroch, Alex T. MacNeil, Mick Steele.
Back row: Harry Miller, Vannie Nicholson, John MacLean, John Robinson, Dan W. "Kink" McDonald, Unknown, Unknown Evan Prothero, Unknown.

Draegermen and Nickel Diggers, Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit

  • CA BI 77-1087-1221
  • Item
  • 1936

Item is a photograph of 2 draegermen and 2 "nickel diggers" at the coalface in the model mine at the Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit, Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto that ran from August 28 - September 12, 1936. The men are identified as Rod Walker, Unknown, Unknown, and L.A. Baudoux.

Fraser at No. 1-B Colliery

  • CA BI 77-104-238
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of Fraser, the last of the No. 1-B pit ponies. Fraser spent more of his life-time at the service of the coal company than any other horse in the company's history. He is shown here on the occasion of his retirement.

Shedden, Leslie

General Mining Association

  • CA BI MG 14.19
  • Fonds
  • 1827-1900

The General Mining Association, a Branch of the London
firm of Rundell, Bridge and Rundell, was granted a monopoly on
the Nova Scotian coal reserves by the Duke of York in 1827. The
monopoly was rescinded in 1857, but operations continued until

  1. The mines on the southern side of the Sydney Coalfield
    were taken over between 1893 and 1900 by the Dominion Coal
    Company. Operations on the northern side of the Sydney
    Coalfield were purchased by the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal
    Company in 1900. This documentation includes an extensive
    collection: workmen

Generating Plant, Dominion #6

  • CA BI 78-154-1904
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of the generating plant of the Dominion #6 Colliery in Donkin.

Glace Bay #2 Colliery

  • CA BI 77-697-831
  • Item
  • May 1969

Item is a photograph of the Glace Bay #2 Colliery which is the oldest mine in North America.

Glace Bay Mining Co. Engine

  • CA BI 77-58-192
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the Glace Bay Mining Co. Engine, featuring E.P. Archibal and three employees.

Gowrie Shipping Pier and Breakwater

  • CA BI 77-585-719
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of the Gowrie Shipping Piers and Breakwater in Port Morien, Nova Scotia. There are several ships and small boats in the harbour.

Group Inspecting #20 Colliery

  • CA BI 77-895-1029
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of a group of persons inspecting the #20 colliery in Glace Bay. The individuals are identified in the front row from left to right as Ernie Beaton, Tommy Hay, Unidentified, Lawrence Doucet, and Unidentified. The individuals in the back from left to right are Unidentified, Unidentified, Unidentified, and Neil Coldwell.

Group Photo, Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit

  • CA BI 77-1081-1215
  • Item
  • 1936

Item is a photograph of a group of men and women at the Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit, Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto that ran from August 28 - September 12, 1936.

Group Photograph, Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit

  • CA BI 77-1104-1238
  • Item
  • 1936

Item is a photograph of a group of people at the Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit, Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto that ran from August 28 - September 12, 1936. Pictured in the back row, from left to right: Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, and Unknown. Pictured in the middle row, from left to right: Unknown, P.J. O'Donnell, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, and George Spencer. Pictured in the front row, from left to right: Unknown, J.N. Worgan, Unknown, H.T. Lawrence, and Colin G. Groff.

Group Photograph, Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit

  • CA BI 77-1102-1236
  • Item
  • 1936

Item is a photograph of a group of people at the Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit, Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto that ran from August 28 - September 12, 1936. Pictured in the back row, from left to right: H.T. Lawrence, P.J. O'Donnell, Robert MacNeill, Miss Agnes McGuire, H.J. McSween, George Spencer, and Colin G. Groff. Pictured in the front row, from left to right: L.A. Baudoux, N.L. Huwe, Walter Chaisson, J.N. Worgan, Rod Walker, and R.W. Carmichael.

Group Photograph, Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit

  • CA BI 77-1103-1237
  • Item
  • 1936

Item is a photograph of a group of people at the Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit, Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto that ran from August 28 - September 12, 1936. Pictured in the back row, from left to right: H.T. Lawrence, P.J. O'Donnell, Robert MacNeill, Miss Agnes McGuire, H.J. McSween, George Spencer, and Colin G. Groff. Pictured in the front row, from left to right: L.A. Baudoux, N.L. Huwe, Walter Chaisson, J.N. Worgan, Rod Walker, and R.W. Carmichael.

Gypsum Quarry at St. Ann's

  • CA BI 79-472-3452
  • Item
  • 1906

Item is a photograph of a group of miners, horses and carts, and boxcars at the St. Ann's Gypsum Quarry.

Horses on Vacation at No. 20 Colliery

  • CA BI 77-105-239
  • Item
  • 1952

Item is a photograph of pit horses on vacation during the miners' vacation at no. 20 colliery. The only time the pit ponies were brought to the surface was during the miners' three week vacation period. The vacation period was also used to maintain the mines.

Shedden, Leslie

Inverness Mines

  • CA BI 79-449-3429
  • Item
  • ca. 1920

Item is a photograph of the surface plant at Inverness Mines.

Inverness Railway and Coal Co.

  • CA BI 79-1163-4143
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the bankhead and colliery buildings at Inverness Railway and Coal. Co..

Iron Ore Mines

  • CA BI 77-139-273
  • Item
  • 1920-1940

Item is a photograph of several men working in an iron ore mine near Port Hood, Cape Breton.

James Bryson (J.B.) McLachlan

  • CA BI 76-84
  • Item
  • 1933

Item is a photographic portrait of J. B. McLachlan, a labour leader in Glace Bay with the United Mine Workers of America. This portrait was taken when he was running an election under the title Workers United Front Candidate.

Shedden Studio

Jamesville Pump

  • CA BI 77-149-283
  • Item
  • ca. 1905

Item is a photograph of the Jamesville Pump, brought from England by G.M.A. Princess Pit, Sydney Mines.

Jubilee Shaft

  • 77-128-262a
  • Item
  • 1912

Item is a photograph of Jubilee Colliery, during the sinking of shaft in 1912.

Last Pit Pony in Colliery No. 26

  • CA BI 82-81-6781
  • Item
  • 1975

Item is a photograph of a miner with the last pit pony at the #26 Colliery.

Fitzgerald, Owen

Limestone Quarrie

  • CA BI 77-67-201
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a photograph of railcars, tracks, and miners at the limestone quarry in Point Edward.

Limestone Quarries, Marble Mountain

  • CA BI 77-42-171
  • Item
  • ca. 1910

Item is a photograph showing the limestone quarries and plant of the Dominion Iron and Steel Corporation (DISCO) in Marble Mountain, Cape Breton.

Lingan Mine

  • CA BI 78-137-1887
  • Item
  • 1977

Item is an aerial photograph of the mine in Lingan.

Loading Point in Tunnel, Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit

  • CA BI 77-1090-1224
  • Item
  • 1936

Item is a photograph of the loading point in a tunnel of the model coal mine at the Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit, Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto that ran from August 28 - September 12, 1936. This picture shows the view looking towards the entrance to face the No. 12 Colliery Steel Pit Tub, loading with Nova Scotia coal.

Loading Point in Tunnel, Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit

  • CA BI 77-1091-1225
  • Item
  • 1936

Item is a photograph of the loading point in the model coal mine at the Province of Nova Scotia Exhibit, Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto that ran August 28 - September 12, 1936. This picture shows the view looking towards the entrance.

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