Photographs of
Westray Miners
Memorial Park


The Westray Coal Mine exploded on 9 May 1992




New Glasgow
Pictou County
Nova Scotia

Located at the eastern end of Park Street in New Glasgow

GPS location:   45°34'02"N   62°37'54"W





15th anniversary, 9 May 2007
Nova Scotia: Pictou County News, 10 May 2007
Pictou County News, 10 May 2007


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial Park


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial Park


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial


Westray Miners Memorial Westray Miners Memorial


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, seven interpretative panels
Westray Miners Memorial
seven interpretative panels




Interpretative Panel Number One (north)
Predictable Path to Disaster

New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 1


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 1


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 1




Interpretative Panel Number Two
26 Miners Trapped

New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 2




Interpretative Panel Number Three
Disaster Area Map

New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 3


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 3


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 3




Interpretative Panel Number Four
Memorial Park

New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 4


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 4


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 4




Interpretative Panel Number Five
The Aftermath and Inquiry

New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 5


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 5


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 5




Interpretative Panel Number Six
Pictou County Industrial Memorial Sites

New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 6


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 6

Go To:   Photographs of the Miners Monument, Acadia Park, Westville
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/westvminem.html


Go To:   Photographs of Sobeys Industrial Monument, Foord Street, Stellarton
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/sobeyindmon.html


Go To:   Photographs of the Workers Monument, Steeltown Centennial Park, Trenton
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/trentwrkm.html


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 6




Interpretative Panel Number Seven (south)
Zone of Exclusion

New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 7


New Glasgow: Westray Miners Memorial, interpretative panel 7



The above photographs were taken on 5 May 2003.






Links to Relevant Websites

Westray Ten Years Later by Peter Boyle
Numerous photographs at the Westray memorial, 9 May 2002
    http://ca.geocities.com/local343/westray_photo_page.html


Westray Mine Public Inquiry Report Summary only
N.S. Department of Labour and Workforce Development
    http://www.gov.ns.ca/lwd/pubs/westray/summary.asp


Westray Mine Wikipedia
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westray_Mine


Review: Westray VHS, 80 minutes, National Film Board of Canada, 2001
    http://www.umanitoba.ca/cm/vol8/no14/westray.html


Index to the Westray Mine Public Inquiry Transcript
at the Angus L. Macdonald Library, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish
    http://alts.net/ns1625/wrpindex.html







Photographs of War Memorials, Historic Monuments and Plaques in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1763.ca/remem/plaques.html



Trenton: Workers Monument Workers Monument Trenton
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/trentwrkm.html


Westville: Miners Memorial monument 1891 Miners Memorial monument 1891 Westville
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/westvminem.html


Stellarton: Sobeys Industrial Monument Sobeys Industrial Monument Stellarton
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/sobeyindmon.html


Inverness coal miners memorial Inverness coal miners monument Inverness
    http://ns1763.ca/inverco/invminemem.html


Moose River Gold Mine Moose River Gold Mine collapse Moose River Gold Mines
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/moosegoldm.html


Pictou: Dawson plaques Dawson plaques Pictou
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/dawsonplqs.html


New Glasgow: War memorial monument New Glasgow war memorial New Glasgow
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/newglaswar.html


New Glasgow: Pictou Highlanders obelisk Pictou Highlanders obelisk New Glasgow
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/picthighlanders.html


Stellarton war memorial Stellarton war memorial Stellarton
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/stellarwar.html


Admiral Murray monument Admiral Murray monument Pictou Landing
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/admmurray.html


Walmsley Lodge 1785 monument Walmsley Lodge 1785 monument Pictou Landing
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/masonic1st.html


Little Harbour: 82nd Regiment 1779-1783, plaque 82nd Regiment 1779-1783, plaque Little Harbour
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/littlehbrm.html


Stellarton WW1 memorial plaque Stellarton WW1 memorial plaque Stellarton
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/stellarplqww1.html


Admiral Leonard Murray memorial Admiral Leonard Murray memorial Pictou
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/murraymemorial.html


Pictou County Acadians, River John Pictou County Acadians, 1700s River John
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/rjohn-pcacc.html


Pictou County Acadians, Caribou Island Pictou County Acadians, 1700s Caribou Island
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/caribacadsign.html


Caribou Island war memorial Baird Family memorial Caribou Island
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/caribouwarm.html


Westville war memorial Westville war memorial Westville
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/westwarmem.html


River John: War memorial monument River John war memorial River John
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/riverjohn.html


River John: Legion Remembrance Gardens Legion Remembrance Gardens River John
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/rijohnrg.html


Antigonish Memorial Field Memorial Field Antigonish
    http://ns1763.ca/antgnco/antigonishwwtwo.html


Colin Chisholm Park Colin Chisholm Park Antigonish
    http://ns1763.ca/antgnco/chisholmpark.html


Springhill: war memorial Springhill war memorial Springhill
    http://ns1763.ca/cumberco/sprhillwarm.html


Cross Roads Country Harbour war memorial Cross Roads Country Harbour war memorial Cross Roads Country Harbour
    http://ns1763.ca/guysbco/crossroads-ch.html


Go To:   Nova Scotia History, Chapter One
    http://newscotland1398.ca/hist/nshistory01.html

Go To:   Nova Scotia Historical Biographies
    http://newscotland1398.ca/hist/nshistory00.html#ns-historical-biog

Go To:   Proclamations: Land Grants in Nova Scotia 1757, '58, '59
    http://planter2010.ca/proc/proclamations-ndx.html

Go To:   Statutes of Nova Scotia, 1805, edited by Richard John Uniacke
    http://ns1763.ca/law/ns-statutes1805-titlepg.html

Go To:   Nova Scotia Quotations
    http://ns1758.ca/quote/quotes.html

Go To:   History of Electric Power Companies in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1758.ca/electric/electric.html

Go To:   History of Railway Companies in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1758.ca/rail/railways.html

Go To:   History of Telegraph and Telephone Companies in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1758.ca/tele/telephone.html

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    http://ns1758.ca/auto/automobiles.html

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First uploaded to Internet:   2003 May 09

Eleven years, to the day, after the Westray mine explosion on 9 May 1992

Added 15th anniversary clipping:   2007 May 12
Latest update:   2010 September 06