Posts Tagged ‘1899 Glace Bay’

The Caledonia Explosion

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Tune: “Ailie Bain o’ the Glen”

1899 Glace Bay Mining Disaster

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

The Dominion No. 4 Colliery opened in 1866 in the Caledonia district of Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. On Friday, June 16, 1899, a couple of hours after midnight, an overman…