All Afire!: Ore Miners of Newfoundland and Labrador by John KitchenAll Afire!: Ore Miners of Newfoundland and Labrador by John Kitchen

All Afire!: Ore Miners of Newfoundland and Labrador

byJohn Kitchen

Paperback | January 1, 2009

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The book's title - 'All Afire!' was the cry shouted when miners were ready to light their fuses for a blast, warning other workers to seek shelter. This is a story about the life of a miner, focusing on Buchans, with comparisons to other Newfoundland and Labrador mining communities. It explains how a miner goes about the various mining jobs, from mucking ore, to drilling, to being a shift-boss, and the many other jobs in between. It also discusses the hazards and dangers associated with mining - the falls of ground, the dust, the gas, moving machinery, dynamite, etc.
Albert Taylor was born in southern California and earned a degree in aeronautical engineering while serving in the United States Air Force. Taylor worked on such pivotal projects as the Stealth Fighter, the Strategic Defense Initiative (better known as Star Wars) and NASA's International Space Station program. He taught logistics at Ce...
Title:All Afire!: Ore Miners of Newfoundland and LabradorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.63 inPublished:January 1, 2009Publisher:John KitchenLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0973776935

ISBN - 13:9780973776935

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