My Genealogy and History Page of
 BIENFAIT
 SASKATCHEWAN
&  AREA
 Eastern Collieries of Bienfait Ltd.

 

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 of Web Editor, Doug Gent
2016

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 ** WARNING **
 Old Abandoned Underground Coal Mines can be Very Dangerous,
 Due to Collapse, and Mine Gases (Noxious and Flammable).
 Extreme Care should be taken around them, due to Falls, Sudden Ground Collapse, and Bad Air,
 and in NO Circumstances should People enter into ANY Mine Openings, or Associated Caves.

 The Material Contained on my Sites, is NOT to Encourage Personal Investigation of these Mines,
 But only as a Historical Record of these Long Abandoned Mines.
 Please View these Mines from a Far, Safe and Legal Distance.
  Always Observe Private Property Rights, and Obey ALL Warning Signs. 
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Starting today July 8, 2009
Donna Wallace Kranyak
sent me these great photos of the Eastern mine,
and gave me permission to use them here.
The writing above, on the company envelope,
is her grandmother's who just happened to be
the owner, Herb Wallace's wife.
whose name was Jessie.
So that makes Donna the granddaughter of Herb obviously.

These show a bad blizzard at the mine, but year is unknown.

We can clearly see this mine was on the CNR tracks in these photos.

Thanks for the photos Donna

All are thumbnails, just click to open in a new window,
then use you back button to return here.

Lorain 75B 1 1/4 yd diesel shovel below
made by the Thew Shovel Company in Lorain Ohio.

2 youtube videos
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOw1hg1sQ8U
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uGRFulsSPY&feature=related

Then came more gems, including the next page photos


Unknown Cub, Jeff and Don Wallace

Pics below are not verified
If you know who or where, let me know please.
The houses (5 &6) might be in Estevan.

123456
 

 

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