Roof of Gold Mine collapses, trapping three men 150 feet down and men reached by drilling a bore hole in Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Date:1936, April 22 Duration:4 min 12 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Disaster of Moose River Gold Mines in Nova Scotia. Collapsed Moose River Gold Mines and pile of debris. Rescue miners inspect the site. The men reach by drilling a bore hole on the sixth day to bring food, water and a telephone. Survivors of the disaster. On April 12, 1936 the roof of the mine collapses, trapping three men 150 feet down for 11 days. Rotted timbers split. The rubble traps the cable. Plane in flight. People and relatives of victims at the surface, express grief and depression. Rescuers on surface. Survivors are carried out on litters. Large crowd gather.
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