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Story of the Springhill disaster

R. A. H. Morrow

Story of the Springhill disaster

comprising a full and authentic account of the great coal mining explosion at Springhill Mines, Nova Scotia, February 21st, 1891 ...

by R. A. H. Morrow

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Published by R.A.H. Morrow in St. John, N.B .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mine explosions,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Nova Scotia -- Springhill

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R.A.H. Morrow.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 64475.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination311 p.
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16945126M
    ISBN 100665644752


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