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Hillcrest Mine Disaster 1914

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Date: 19 Jun 1914 [unknown]
Location: Hillcrest, Alberta, Canadamap
Surnames/tags: Mining Disasters Canada Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 19 June 1914
  • Location: Hillcrest, Alberta
  • Type: Coal Mine Explosion
  • Victims: 189
  • Cause: ignition of gases
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Rescue Efforts

Results and Findings


  • List of Miners
  • Canada's Worst Mine Disaster, by Frank W. Anderson; published 1969 by Frontier Publishers of Calgary, Alberta.
  • Alberta: The Pioneer Years, by Harold Fryer; published 1977 by Stagecoach Publishers, pp. 68-71.

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