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Damage to buildings and rescue workers after coal gas explosion and fire at a coal mine in Springhill, Nova Scotia, Canada

Coal gas explosion and fire at a coal mine in Springhill, Nova Scotia, Canada. Destroyed buildings and tracks by the explosion and fire. Ambulances and rescue vehicles running on road. Rescue worker send the eighty nine injured workers rescued in ambulance. Twenty six still trapped. Women talk outside the mines..

Date: 1956, November 5
Duration: 54 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
People of Nova Scotia experiencing hard times in the 1920s.

Map showing Nova Scotia, Canada, the USA, and Atlantic Ocean. Fishermen, farmers and miners of Eastern Nova Scotia, living in poverty in the 1920s. People walking past mine shaft; a woman in her home preparing salt cod and fried potatoes for an old man and young boy. Children poorly clad. Rocky unproductive soil with sheep grazing among the rocks and stones. Worker in cap standing in front of factory stacks belching black smoke. Farmers working on road repair crews to supplement their meager incomes. Women doing the farm work without help. Miners leaving the shaft site and the slum housing in which they live. Children in the slums. Non-plastered brick houses, some with wooden roof are seen.

Date: 1922
Duration: 3 min 50 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The miners work on various machines while mining salt from Malagash salt mine in Nova Scotia, Canada.

The salt mining operations in a Nova Scotia mine in Canada. The Canadian miners work on clips and mountains in Malagash salt mine to extract salt. A miner wearing a miner's helmet work. Miners dig salt with shovels. Miners work on various machines. Water being sprayed on the salt walls. Miners on boat. Hand of person showing a salt rock. The salt being packed in sacks for war. A miner sits and eats his lunch. He picks up a pinch of salt from his side and puts it in the food.

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Log rollers during a competition try to balance on log, drum and ball as spectators watch at Lake Molega Nova Scotia, Canada.

Ace log rollers during a competition at Lake Molega in Nova Scotia, Canada. Four log rollers try to balance on a single wooden log. Two of them fall in water. Two other try to balance themselves and unbalance others. Excited spectators at the lake shore watch the competition. Log rollers on a hollow drum and on a big ball. The winner of the competition.

Date: 1938, August 8
Duration: 60 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Fishermen work with fish catch aboard `Helga' off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada.

Fishermen aboard `Helga' off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada. View of fish catch. The fishermen look at fishes. Views of piles of fishes. A fisherman transfers fishes from one container to another. A fisherman transfers fishes with a fork shovel. Helga underway at sea.

Date: 1936
Duration: 2 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Signs in a restaurant window which serves fish in Nova Scotia, Canada.

A restaurant serving fish on a shore in Nova Scotia, Canada. A sign on the restaurant: 'Hot Fish Sandwiches'. A man sitting at a restaurant window. A sign: 'Restaurant, Fried Oysters - Fish Sandwiches'. A man exits a car and enters the restaurant.

Date: 1936
Duration: 35 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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