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Image No: PA-1599-403-4

Title: Nordegg theatre and community hall, Nordegg, Alberta.

Date: [ca. November 21, 1941]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Hall served as morgue for victims of October 31, 1941 mine disaster at Brazeau Collieries.

Subject(s): Nordegg, Alberta - Buildings

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Image No: PA-1599-403-5

Title: Miner's homes in Nordegg, Alberta.

Date: [ca. November 21, 1941]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Photo taken from verandah of Lake View Hotel.

Subject(s): Nordegg, Alberta - Views / Nordegg, Alberta - Buildings / Nordegg, Alberta - Dwellings

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Image No: PA-1599-403-6

Title: John Shanks and Andrew A. Millar at Brazeau Collieries mine disaster, Nordegg, Alberta.

Date: [ca. November 21, 1941]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Shanks was general manager of the mine and Millar was chief mines inspector for Alberta. Twenty-nine miners were killed in the explosion.

Subject(s): Nordegg, Alberta - Personalities / Coal mines and mining - Employees

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Image No: PA-1599-403-7

Title: Miners at Hy-Grade Coal Company mine, Drumheller Valley, Alberta.

Date: [ca. October 20, 1945]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Ready to enter cage to go down in mine. First day back after three week protest against meat rationing.

Subject(s): Drumheller area, Alberta - Industry / Coal mines and mining - Employees / Coal miners / Work clothes

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Image No: PA-1599-403-8

Title: Miners who remained at work during strike at O.V. Coal Mine, near Priddis, Alberta.

Date: [ca. January 24, 1948]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: L-R: Joe Friesen; Norman Gibben; G. C. Davies, operator of the mine; Bill Davies.

Subject(s): Priddis area, Alberta - Personalities / Priddis area, Alberta - Industry / Mine railways - Cars / Coal mines and mining - Employees / Coal miners / Work clothes

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Image No: PA-1599-403-9

Title: Hy-Grade Coal Company mine tipple, Drumheller valley, Alberta.

Date: [ca. January 19, 1948]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Miners were on strike at the time.

Subject(s): Drumheller area, Alberta - Industry / Coal mines and mining - Buildings and structures / Coal mines and mining - Transportation / Railways - Cars

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Image No: PA-1599-403-10

Title: New Arcadia mine, Willow Creek area of Drumheller valley, Alberta.

Date: [ca. October 12, 1948]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Trestle to the mouth of the mine is almost completed.

Subject(s): Drumheller area, Alberta - Industry / Drumheller area, Alberta - Construction / Coal mines and mining - Buildings and structures / Mine railways - Track

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Image No: PA-1599-403-11

Title: Coal mine in Drumheller Valley, Alberta

Date: [ca. September 16, 1949]

Photographer/Illustrator: Cadman, E. W., Oliver Studio, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Served by Canadian National Railways.

Subject(s): Drumheller area, Alberta - Industry / Coal mines and mining - Buildings and structures / Coal mines and mining - Transportation / Canadian National Railways - Locomotives / Canadian National Railways - Cars

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Image No: PA-1599-403-12

Title: First loading of coal at re-opened Bryan Mine, Robb, Alberta.

Date: [ca. November 20, 1950]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Power shovel loading coal into trucks.
Operator was North Western Coal and Oil Limited.

Subject(s): Robb, Alberta - Industry / Coal mines and mining - Equipment and supplies / Coal mines and mining - Transportation / Excavation / Excavating machinery / Trucks

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Image No: PA-1599-403-16

Title: New 16-oven battery, Michel, British Columbia.

Date: [ca. August 15, 1952]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Subject(s): Michel, British Columbia - Industry / Coal mines and mining - Buildings and structures

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