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Digital Archives - Three Moose River rescuers rememberApr 10, 1996 | 10:34Digital Archives Three Moose River rescuers remember Video
Digital Archives Three Moose River rescuers remember Apr 10, 1996 | 10:34In 1996, three men who were part of the rescue operation for the 1936 Moose River mine disaster share their recollections of the dramatic event.
Digital Archives - Springhill: A geothermal futureJun 15, 1992 | 2:28Digital Archives Springhill: A geothermal future Video
Digital Archives Springhill: A geothermal future Jun 15, 1992 | 2:28Springhill emerges from its mining past to embrace a geothermal future.
Digital Archives - Halifax hosts benefit for Westray mining disasterMay 8, 1992 | 1:41Digital Archives Halifax hosts benefit for Westray mining disaster Video
Digital Archives Halifax hosts benefit for Westray mining disaster May 8, 1992 | 1:41Performers put on a show to aid the families of those killed in the 1992 Westray mine disaster. "Give Him Back" composed by The Walsh Sisters, "Play Me a Rock 'n' Roll Song" by Valdy, Irving Music of Canada Ltd., "Working Man" by Rita MacNeil, Warner/Chappell Music Inc.
Digital Archives - Looking back at Moose River, 50 years laterSep 23, 1986 | 21:13Digital Archives Looking back at Moose River, 50 years later Audio
Digital Archives Looking back at Moose River, 50 years later Sep 23, 1986 | 21:13An RCMP constable who was present at the 1936 Moose River mine disaster describes the ordeal to Peter Gzowski in 1986.
Digital Archives - Springhill: New union awards benefits to retired minersApr 22, 1985 | 2:16Digital Archives Springhill: New union awards benefits to retired miners Video
Digital Archives Springhill: New union awards benefits to retired miners Apr 22, 1985 | 2:16Retired miners talk about the difficulty of life after the disasters and their need for compensation.
Digital Archives - A eulogy for J. Frank WillisOct 27, 1969 | 4:12Digital Archives A eulogy for J. Frank Willis Audio
Digital Archives A eulogy for J. Frank Willis Oct 27, 1969 | 4:12In 1969, CBC's Bill McNeil pays tribute the journalist who became renowned for his groundbreaking coverage of the 1936 Moose River mine disaster.
Digital Archives - Mining Disaster: What's ahead for Springhill?Jan 1, 1960 | 2:10Digital Archives Mining Disaster: What's ahead for Springhill? Video
Digital Archives Mining Disaster: What's ahead for Springhill? Jan 1, 1960 | 2:10The mines are closed and jobs are scarce but optimism prevails.
Digital Archives - Springhill survivesMar 5, 1959 | 2:54Digital Archives Springhill survives Audio
Digital Archives Springhill survives Mar 5, 1959 | 2:54Despite its lethal history, some men hope the coal mine will reopen so they can return to work.
Digital Archives - Springhill Disaster: The miracle minersNov 1, 1958 | 1:58Digital Archives Springhill Disaster: The miracle miners Video
Digital Archives Springhill Disaster: The miracle miners Nov 1, 1958 | 1:58On Oct. 29, 1958, six days after the bump, rescuers hear voices through the coal. Twelve miners are discovered alive.
Digital Archives - Springhill Disaster: Live from the pit headOct 29, 1958 | 28:03Digital Archives Springhill Disaster: Live from the pit head Video
Digital Archives Springhill Disaster: Live from the pit head Oct 29, 1958 | 28:03CBC-TV broadcasts live from the site of the 1958 Springhill mine explosion, where rescuers are moments away from freeing 12 trapped miners. Photo credits: Fednews telephoto/Library and Archives Canada/PA-177106
Digital Archives - Springhill Mine Disasters: A widow's storyOct 28, 1958 | 6:55Digital Archives Springhill Mine Disasters: A widow's story Audio
Digital Archives Springhill Mine Disasters: A widow's story Oct 28, 1958 | 6:55A miner's widow talks about her life.
Digital Archives - Second mining tragedy strikes SpringhillOct 26, 1958 | 5:35Digital Archives Second mining tragedy strikes Springhill Video
Digital Archives Second mining tragedy strikes Springhill Oct 26, 1958 | 5:35On Oct. 23, 1958, Springhill is revisited by tragedy.
Digital Archives - Springhill Disaster: The tragedy surfacesNov 4, 1956 | 3:14Digital Archives Springhill Disaster: The tragedy surfaces Video
Digital Archives Springhill Disaster: The tragedy surfaces Nov 4, 1956 | 3:14As draegermen scour the mines for signs of life, families keep vigil at the pithead.
Digital Archives - Mine explosion rocks SpringhillNov 1, 1956 | 0:48Digital Archives Mine explosion rocks Springhill Audio
Digital Archives Mine explosion rocks Springhill Nov 1, 1956 | 0:48On Nov. 1, 1956, the town of Springhill is rocked by a terrible explosion in the No. 4 colliery of the Cumberland mines.
Digital Archives - Moose River memories, 20 years laterApr 13, 1956 | 26:09Digital Archives Moose River memories, 20 years later Video
Digital Archives Moose River memories, 20 years later Apr 13, 1956 | 26:09Journalist J. Frank Willis, disaster survivor Alfred Scadding, and several others present at the 1936 Moose River mine disaster recall the ordeal in 1956.

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