No. 26 Colliery Explosion, Glace Bay, February 24, 1979 - Blog - 98.3 MAX FM
February 24, 2020 | by: Bill Bradley

No. 26 Colliery Explosion, Glace Bay, February 24, 1979

In the early hours of February 24, 1979 mining was progressing as normal in #12 South level (8 km from the surface) in Glace Bay’s No. 26 mine when a coal shearer hit sandstone.
No. 26 Colliery Explosion