Posts Tagged ‘1992 Westray Mining Disaster’

Westray Remembered

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Westray – Gillis & MacLean

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Westray – Harmer

Friday, May 4th, 2012

This song can be heard on youtube.

Their Lights Will Shine

Friday, May 4th, 2012

You can hear this song on youtube (the song begins at 3’26”):

Miner’s Song, The

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Given the general nature of this song’s title, it is no real surprise that several songs exist by the same name. For example, Toronto-born Carroll Levis (1910-68) introduced a group…

Pictou’s Black Coal

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Pictou County Mining Disaster

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Pictou County Coal

Friday, May 4th, 2012

1992 Westray

Friday, May 4th, 2012

At approximately 5:18 AM, on Saturday May 9, 1992, an explosion occurred in the southwest section of the Westray mine. The mine was owned and operated by Curragh Incorporated. The…