Photographs of
Westray Miners
Memorial Park


The Westray Coal Mine exploded on 9 May 1992



New Glasgow
Pictou County
Nova Scotia

Location: At the eastern end of Park Street in New Glasgow

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




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
    /pictouco/westvminem.html


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


Go To:   Photographs of the Workers Monument, Steeltown Centennial Park, Trenton
    /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


Invitations Sent for Westray Ceremony
    http://www.pchg.net/users/amartin/opening.html


Westray Monument Powerful Reminder by Peter Duffy
    /westrayclippings/clipping57.html







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



Trenton: Workers Monument Workers Monument Trenton
    /pictouco/trentwrkm.html


Westville: Miners Memorial monument 1891 Miners Memorial monument 1891 Westville
    /pictouco/westvminem.html


Stellarton: Sobeys Industrial Monument Sobeys Industrial Monument Stellarton
    /pictouco/sobeyindmon.html


Inverness coal miners memorial Inverness coal miners monument Inverness
    /inverco/invminemem.html


Moose River Gold Mine Moose River Gold Mine collapse Moose River Gold Mines
    /hfxrm/moosegoldm.html


Pictou: Dawson plaques Dawson plaques Pictou
    /pictouco/dawsonplqs.html


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


New Glasgow: Pictou Highlanders obelisk Pictou Highlanders obelisk New Glasgow
    /pictouco/picthighlanders.html


Stellarton war memorial Stellarton war memorial Stellarton
    /pictouco/stellarwar.html


Admiral Murray monument Admiral Murray monument Pictou Landing
    /pictouco/admmurray.html


Walmsley Lodge 1785 monument Walmsley Lodge 1785 monument Pictou Landing
    /pictouco/masonic1st.html


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


Westville war memorial Westville war memorial Westville
    /pictouco/westwarmem.html


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


River John: Legion Remembrance Gardens Legion Remembrance Gardens River John
    /pictouco/rijohnrg.html


Colin Chisholm Park Colin Chisholm Park Antigonish
    /antgnco/chisholmpark.html


Springhill: war memorial Springhill war memorial Springhill
    /cumberco/sprhillwarm.html



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    http://alts.net/ns1625/railways.html

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    http://alts.net/ns1625/electric.html

Go To:   History of Automobiles in Nova Scotia
    http://alts.net/ns1625/automobiles.html

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    http://alts.net/ns1625/telephone.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


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