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"Welcome to Sydney Mines"

  • 93-65-24039
  • Item
  • 1991

Item is a photograph of the welcome sign (coal cart) for Sydney Mines.

Anne Ethel (Brown) Johnstone

  • 77-279-413
  • Item
  • 1873-1880

Item is a photograph of Anne Ethel (Brown) Johnstone, daughter of R.H. Brown, sitting in a chair.

Anne Ethel (Brown) Johnstone

  • 77-282-416
  • Item
  • August 1871

Item is a photograph of Anne Ethel (Brown) Johnstone, daughter of R.H. Brown, at the age of 2 years and 4 months.

Archibald Property

  • 77-106-240
  • Item
  • 1902

Item is a photograph of the home of Dr. Archibald and the adjoining Presbyterian Church. The church was later moved to Main St. beside the present church. The home is known as Gowrie House. Also present is the coal shipping wharf "Greeners&qu...

Archibald Property

  • 78-28-1778
  • Item
  • 1902

Item is a photograph of the home of Dr. Archibald and the adjoining Presbyterian church. The church was later moved to Main Street beside the present church. The home is known as Gowrie House.

Beech Hill

  • 76-93
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Rev. Bambrick, an Anglican Minister, in front of Beech Hill, the residence of the Brown family. Rev. Bambrick was a close friend to the Brown family.

Beech Hill

  • 76-92
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Beech Hills, the home built for mine manager Richard Brown in 1828.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-232-366
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the gardens at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829. There is a dog and two small buildings on the right side of the garden path.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-235-369
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the interior of the greenhouse at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-238-372
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of one of the rooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-241-375
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of one of the rooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829. There are bookshelves on the left and a table to the right.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-536-670
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Beech Hill, the residence of R.H. Brown, G.M.A. manager, that was built in 1828.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-243-377
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829. The photograph is a view of the yard, as taken through a first floor window.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-245-379
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the dining room at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829. The table is set with candles and flowers.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-253-387
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the interior of one of the bedrooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-256-390
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the interior of one of the bedrooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-537-671
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Beech Hill, the residence of R.H. Brown, G.M.A. manager, that was built in 1828.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-234-368
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the gardens at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-237-371
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the interior at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.The photograph was taken looking out of a first floor window of a view of the yard.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-244-378
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the interior of one of the rooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-247-381
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the interior of one of the bedrooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-250-384
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of wallpaper in one of the rooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-538-672
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Beech Hill, the residence of R.H. Brown, G.M.A. manager, that was built in 1828.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-539-673
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Beech Hill, the residence of R.H. Brown, G.M.A. manager, that was built in 1828.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-976-1110
  • Item
  • ca. 1890

Item is a photograph of the property at Beech Hill, Sydney Mines. The names of the people featured in the photograph are listed on the reverse of the photograph.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-233-367
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the gardens at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829. There are two buildings to the left and two on the right.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-236-370
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the kitchen fireplace and oven at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-239-373
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of one of the rooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-252-386
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the interior of one of the bedrooms at Beech Hill, the home of R.H. Brown of Sydney Mines built in 1829.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-540-674
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Beech Hill, the residence of R.H. Brown, G.M.A. manager, that was built in 1828.

Beech Hill, Sydney Mines

  • 77-541-675
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of Beech Hill, the residence of R.H. Brown, G.M.A. manager, that was built in 1828.

Blacksmith and Boiler Shop Workers

  • 77-156-290
  • Item
  • 1908

Item is a photograph of workers at the Blacksmith and Boiler Shop Works at the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Co., Sydney Mines.

Blast Furance, Sydney Mines

  • 89-490-18685
  • Item
  • n.d.

Item is a postcard of the side view of a blast furnace at the Sydney Mines Steel Plant.

Blast Furnace, Sydney Mines

  • 77-1276-1410b
  • Item
  • 20th century

Item is a photograph of the blast furnace in Sydney Mines, from the souvenir album "Nova Scotia."

Blast Furnace, Sydney Mines

  • 89-489-18684
  • Item
  • n.d.

Item is a postcard of the rear view of a blast furnace at the Sydney Mines Steel Plant.

Blowers Archibald Sr.

  • 79-99-3079
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of Blowers Archibald Sr. Blowers was born in Sydney Mines N.S. January 18th 1856 and is the son of T.D. Archibald. He was educated at Boston Latin School and then Harvard Law School. Blowers was admitted to the government of N...

Brick Row, Sydney Mines

  • 77-385-519
  • Item
  • 1971

Item is a photograph of brick row, one of several coal miners' tenements in Sydney Mines, built by the General Mining Association. This was the only tenement still standing in 1977.

Burrill Johnson Engine No. 2

  • 76-11
  • Item
  • 190?

Item is a photograph of a steam fire engine, built around 1900 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. This particular engine, the Burrill Johnson Engine No. 2, was purchased by the Sydney Mines Fire Department in 1908. The engine was operated by Paddy Keigan.

C. and S. Swann Locomotive

  • 77-11-139
  • Item
  • 1886

Item is a photograph of the C. and S. Swann Locomotive which was built at Sydney Mines for the General Mining Association. It was built under the direction of engineer John Elliot.

Capt. Charles Barrington

  • 77-622-756
  • Item
  • ca. 1800

Item is a photograph of Captain Charles Barrington, a resident of Barrington Park, Sydney Mines.

Catholic Mutual Benefit Association Band

  • 77-338-472
  • Item
  • 1901

Item is a photograph of the Catholic Mutual Benefit Association Band, in front of 'Old Glebe House' in Sydney Mines; the names of the members are listed on the reverse.

Catholic Mutual Benefit Association Band

  • 77-337-471
  • Item
  • 1909

Item is a photograph of the Catholic Mutual Benefit Association Band, taken in front of the St. Mary's Hall in Sydney Mines. Pictured are the approximately twenty-five members of the band: Front row Sitting: Fred Merritt, Frank McKinnon, Paul...

Coal Mining During the Depression

  • 77-325-459
  • Item
  • ca. 1930

Item is a postcard of coal miners mining on the 'Flats' between Main Street and Brown Street in Sydney Mines.

Coal Mining During the Depression

  • 77-324-458
  • Item
  • ca. 1930

Item is a postcard of coal miners mining on the 'Flats' between Main Street and Brown Street in Sydney Mines.

Coal Mining During the Depression

  • 77-327-461b
  • Item
  • ca. 1930

Item is a postcard of coal miners mining on the 'Flats' between Main Street and Brown Street in Sydney Mines.

Coal Mining During the Depression

  • 77-323-457
  • Item
  • ca. 1930

Item is a postcard of coal miners mining on the 'Flats' between Main Street and Brown Street in Sydney Mines.

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