137 – The Hillcrest Mining Disaster

Episode 137 – At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 19, 1914, the worst coal mining disaster in Canadian history occurred at Hillcrest, Alberta, in the Crowsnest Pass region of western Canada.

Episode is written by Josina de Bree

Sources:
Anderson, Frank. “Hillcrest Mine Disaster” (Triumph and Tragedy in the Crowsnest Pass. Diana Wilson, Heritage House Publishing, Surrey, BC, 2005)
www.crowsnest.bc.ca
www.crowsnest-highway.ca
www.hillcrestminedisaster.com
Archival Holding PR0740. Provincial Archives of Alberta. https://hermis.alberta.ca/paa/Details.aspx?ObjectID=PR0740&dv=True&deptID=1
https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/history/first-world-war/canada/Canada3
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saul_(Handel)
http://www.indsci.com/the-monitor-blog/carbon-monoxide-carbon-dioxide/
https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/health-topics/hw193731
https://alchetron.com/Hillcrest-mine-disaster
https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2466176980