The Pictou Coal and Iron Co., Nova Scotia, Dominion of Canada reports by Dr. W.J. Dawson, F.R.S., G.M. Dawson, associate of the School of Mines, London, Walter Shanly, Esq., Kennett Blackwell, Esq. and Edwin Gilpin, Esq., M.A., F.G.S. mining engineer, together with estimates and tables of analysis.

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  • Pictou Coal & Iron Company.,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Nova Scotia.,
  • Charbon -- Mines et extraction -- Nouvelle-Ecosse.

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SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 11947, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 11947
ContributionsDawson, J. W. Sir, 1820-1899.
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Number of Pages24
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ISBN 10066511947X

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We tour up the river as the guide explains the history of the local area. Your 1st stop is at the historic ship "Hector" in the Pictou harbour for some great photo opps and history. We continue /5(). The Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Company was incorporated federally in as the NS Iron and Steel Company Ltd.

Its name was subsequently amended in [NS Statutes,ca. The new company was an amalgamation of several smaller steel, iron and coal companies that had been established in Cape Breton and northern Nova Scotia in the. Bridgeville iron mines, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada: A number of mines just north of the East River.

They were worked between and They are now overgrown, though dangerous shafts still exist in the area. The mines were important for the. Pictou, town, seat of Pictou county, northern Nova Scotia, lies just northwest of New Glasgow, on Pictou Harbour, facing Northumberland Strait.

The site, a former Mi’kmaq village, was settled in by a group of families from Maryland and Pennsylvania. They were joined in by settlers from community probably derived its name from an Indian word piktook.

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A red flag with five white and blue wavy stripes across the bottom, on which sails a ship with a Nova Scotia flag as its sail. The Town of Pictou (3, inhabitants in ; ha) is located on the north shore of Pictou Harbour, 10 km north of New Glasgow.

Pictou was named for "la reviere de Pictou" (modern French, "la rivière de Pictou. The Louis Frost Notes to History of Pictou Coal Field. It is commonly reported that coal was first discovered in Pictou County at Stellarton in the year and that in the first license to dig for coal was issued to John McKay.

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Shipbuilding brought further prosperity. Lateth-century growth focused on port functions connecting northern Nova Scotia to Prince Edward Island, the Magdalene Islands and Cape Breton Island, but Pictou's isolated location eventually brought decline.

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By Ted Ferguson. The McNutt Grant or Irish Grant, which mainly encompassed the area known as Pictou Township, including the town of Pictou, Trenton, New Glasgow and Stellarton was eschewed in this year. McNutt had beaten the Philadelphia Company by establishing title to the choice coast land, but failed to fulfill the terms of settlement of these lands.

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He passed as the first of his class, in On returning to Canada, Mr. Dawson entered upon professional business in Montreal In he undertook a survey of a part of the Gold Fields in Nova Scotia; was next in the employ of the Dominion Bridge Company, the most important of his designs being the Cantilever Bridge over the St.

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