EXPLOSION AT WAKESIAH MINE, .NANAIMO, B.C. NOVEMBER .24TH, 1922

It seems necessary, at times, that we should reconsider some of the more obscure causes that lead to explosions of gas and coal-dust in mines, in the hope that a recapitulation will keep before us that old and true saying "eternal vigilance is the price of safety". This explosion, while not extensive (resulting in only two much to be regretted deaths) enlarged our vision as to the possibility and probability of other explosions with more disastrous results.
Keywords: Air, coal, Evan James, gas and air, gauze, mine, Dust, Explosion, Explosives, Lamp, Lamps, Mine, Mines, mixture
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