Ore Miners of Newfoundland and LabradorAuthor: John Kitchen
Publisher: John Kitchen
The book’s title – ‘All Afire!’ was the cry shouted when miners were ready to light their fuses for a blast, warning other workers to seek shelter. This is a story about the life of a miner, focusing on Buchans, with comparisons to other Newfoundland and Labrador mining communities. It explains how a miner goes about the various mining jobs, from mucking ore, to drilling, to being a shift-boss, and the many other jobs in between. It also discusses the hazards and dangers associated with mining – the falls of ground, the dust, the gas, moving machinery, dynamite, etc.
|ISBN associated with this title:||9780973776935|
|Published on||January 1 2009|
|Dimensions||9(in) x 6(in)|