Image of the Day: Springhill mining disaster
(CBC Still Photo Collection)
TV News features editor King Brown interviews a local woman during CBC Television coverage of the 1956 mining disaster in Springhill, N.S.
On Nov. 1, 1956, the town of Springhill was rocked by a terrible explosion in the No. 4 colliery of the Cumberland mines. The explosion killed 39 miners.Watch a news clip about the mining disaster:
Posted on Jul 18, 2011 6:00:00 AM