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Blowers Archibald Sr.

  • CA BI 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.S. in June of 1878.

C. and S. Swann Locomotive

  • CA BI 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.

Greener's Wharf

  • CA BI 77-340-474
  • Item
  • 1909

Item is a postcard of the entrance to Sydney Harbour at Sydney Mines. The Indian Cove Hall is visible in the background, and Greener's Wharf is visible in the foreground.

Hon. T.D. Archibald

  • CA BI 79-98-3078
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of Senator Thomas D. Archibald who was a Nova Scotia senator. He was born April 18th 1813, and died in 1890. He was a Senator from 1867 to 1890 in Sydney Mines.

Old Sydney Collieries Railway

  • CA BI 77-127-261
  • Item
  • 1954

Item is a photograph of the #26 locomotive of the old Sydney Collieries railway used for pushing coal on High Pier. Four men pose in front of the engine, P. H. Hall, Engineer; Mike MacInnis, Conductor; Cliff MacLean, Fireman; and Duncan Whalen, Brakeman.

Pinky Model

  • CA BI 79-92-3072
  • Item
  • 1965

Item is a photograph of a pinky model boat from the early 1800's. It was found at Barrington Park, Sydney Mines.

Sydney Mines Harbour

  • CA BI 78-108-1858
  • Item
  • ca. 1870

Item is a tinted print of of a view of Sydney Mines harbour.


Sydney Mines Railroad

  • CA BI 95-216-26307
  • Item
  • ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of horses and people on the Sydney Mines railroad, posing outside of the Sydney Mines Depot.