The Explosion In Hillcrest Mine, Alberta, September 19th, 1926

FOLLOWING the explosion in the Hillcrest mine, which occurred in the evening of Sunday, September 19th, 1926, and in which two men lost their lives, the writer was invited by the Hon. J.E. Brownlee, Premier of Alberta, to conduct an investigation into the causes of the disaster, and to make such recommendations as seemed advisable with a view to minimizing as far as possible the chance of future explosions in this and similar Alberta coal mines.
Keywords: Coal, coal dust, fire damp, Government of Alberta, Hillcrest mine, U.S. Bureau of Mines, Dust, Explosion, Ignition, Mine, Mines, North, Rocks, Slopes
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