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1873 Drummond Mine explosion... Nova Scotia...



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May 15, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1873

* Drummond Mine explosion disaster
* Westville, Pictou County, Nova Scotia


The top of page 3 (9) has a one column headings: "FIRE DAMP" "Terrible Result of the Explosions Down the Drummond Mines" "Miners Overtaken and Slain by Their Most Deadly Enemy" "Villagers Flee to the Woods for Safety" and more with list of the killed. Text takes up over 2 columns.
Complete with 12 pages, the page #'s are out of order, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War