Baie Verte Miners Guestbook

There are over 3000 past employees of the Asbestos mines of Baie Verte. With this guestbook, you have the opportunity to contact past co-workers and friends living anywhere in the world. You can also share your thoughts and experiences of your time working in the mines of Baie Verte. Please be aware that your comments will be seen by others. If you would like more details, please call 1-888-737-7250.

 
Thomas Tobin Sr.
Fleur de lys, NF, Canada

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My name is Doli Dinel (Tobin). I am the daughter of Thomas Tobin and the contact for him. My dad and his family has suffered all of his life because of the illness he suffered from working at the mine in Bae Verte.



Thomas Tobin Sr.
Fleur de lys, NF, Canada

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My name is Doli Dinel (Tobin). I am the daughter of Thomas Tobin and the contact for him. My dad and his family has suffered all of his life because of the illness he suffered from working at the mine in Bae Verte.



pearce moores
GF/W, NL, 

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Hi to all



Jeanette Lidstone (Fuery)
Dartmouth, NS, Canada

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My father, Anthony Furey worked at Advocate Mines for many years. He died in 1989.



anthony (tony) king
dunville, nl, ca

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Amy Rideout
Grand Falls Windsor, nl, 

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Hi I am looking for anyone who may have known my father Alfred Rideout also known as Doc Rideout, who worked at the mines from 1963(or before)-1983-1984...if so could you please contact me...very important thanks 



Bramwell Mouland
Musgrave Harbour, NL, 

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I worked down to Baie Verte from 1974 to 1983 with Eric Andrews lots of the names in the questbook brings back memories



David Fudge
Markham, Ontario, Canada

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I'm Samuel son david and like to say hello to all who work with my Dad.My dad pass away.



Wade Saunders
Calgary, Ab, 

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Older, fatter and not quite as handsome...but still kicking! Was nice seeing some of the old workers during the come home last summer (2008) Good luck to all.



Charlene Lewis
Fleur de lys, Newfoundland, Canada

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My father worked at Baie Verte Mines for 30 something years, he passed away in Feb of 2006.



Martin Downey
Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada

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Hello to all.



Trudy Drover
Baie Verte, NL, 

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My dad's name is Fred Drover. Dad passed away on Dec. 19, 2008 with colon cancer. He is surely missed.



Larry Hibbs
Giulds, NL, Canada

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Hi to all of my co workers from Advocate 



Roland Regular
CBS, NL, Canada

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Worked in mine from 1964-1974.



Bryce Burton
Burlington, Nfld, Canada

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Just thought I'd say hi for now. 



Ron Burton
Goulds, NL, Canada

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wayne Fifield
Grand Falls-Windsor, NL., Canada

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Hi, Everyone.Worked at Advocate Mines from 73-74. I worked as Power Engineer in the power centre.



John Antle
Baie Verte, NL, Canada

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Hi everyone, I worked at Baie Verte Mines for 33 years, 1963-1996, from beginning to end. Still reside in Baie Verte.



Calvin a.greenham
ming's bight, nl, canada

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Wilf Currie
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

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I didn't work at the Mine but lived and worked in Baie Verte for 10 years.Scrolling through all these comments and names brought back many good memories.I hope you are successful in your efforts for everybody involved.



Don Cooper
Deer Lake,NL, NL, Canada

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Hi to all the guys from 1964 to 1969 Specially to Clarence Stacy who was # 1



joe beresford
grand falls-windsor, nl, canada

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Hi there to all former workers of Baie Verte Mines. I'm semi-retired now and living in Grand Falls-Windsor



Keith Regular
Elkford, BC, Canada

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Hello to all out there that I know. Hope you are doing well.



clarence sacrey
edmonton, alberta, canada

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still working at mechanics supervisor now.hi to all the guys i worked with.



Austin Sheppard
Conception Bay South, NL, CA

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Hello all especially those that I remember from 1964-65.



Shane Ford
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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Hello everyone. My Father Charles Ford worked on those mines for years. He is not with us anymore god rest his soul. But I bet he would very happy to know that everyone is keeping in touch through this site..I think that it is great!!!



Valance Bussey
Woodstock, NL, Canada

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Hi to Everyone, I worked at the former Advocate Mines, Baie Verte, NL from 1966 - 1980, when I left for Alberta. I worked in the Mill Lab Office, and the E 



Terry Eveleigh
St. Johns, NL, Canada

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Ed Norman
Port Anson, NL, 

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Hi everybody



Boyce Tucker
Little Bay Islands, NL, Canada

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Hi, Everyone, It was good to find the guys that i worked with, Ed. do you still have birthdays on May 14.



Gary Rideout
Seal Coxe,White Bay, NL., Canada

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Still in the race.



DAVID HAWKINS
LITTLE BAY EAST, NL, CANADA

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LOOKING FORWARD TO LOOOKING UP OLD FRIENDS



Lindo Wheaton
Bridgewater, NS, Canada

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Nice to see so many names that I know and see that everybody is scattered over this great country of ours.



Neil Bursey
Baie Verte, NL, 

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Hi to fellow workers. Worked 38 yrs at the mine site. looking to contact old workmates.



Frank Walsh
Tumbler Ridge, B.C., Canada

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Hi: I worked at Advocate Mines from 1966 to 1970; and it's good to see some of the old wotk crew in here. Hello to Kevin Porter, Archie Woodworth and Ralph Gillingham. Also good to see something being done to try and help those workers who suffered, and are still suffering from Asbestosis. Keep up the good work!



Selby Fleming
Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

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Anyone remember my Father Selby Fleming?



Roy Burton
La Scie, NL, Canada

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Gordon Churchill
Hare Bay, NL, Canada

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Great to see so many of the guys names i worked with!



Tony O'Driscoll (baby tony)
Sanford, Maine, United States

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hi to all, i think i might of had some relatives that worked at the mines, if you know of any let me know ...i lived in baie verte until i was 6 and what makes me wonder is what was in the air when the mining was going on.....



Jim Burden
Pasadena, Newfoundland, Canada

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Glad to see something is being done to track the health of all who worked at the mine.Hello to all coworkers.



Doug Young
twillingate, nl, canada

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How often do you update this site?I registered several days ago but not showing on yur list,could be my e mail was not received.Please advise if received.



Kevin Yates
Fall River, NS, 

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Father (Gerald Yates) worked at the Baie Verte Mine 1963-1992. Currently 76yrs and residing Fall River NS during the fall-winter months and Burnt Berry Pond (TCH, Springdale) NL during the spring-summer months.



William (Bill) Snow
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Doug Mercer
GrandFalls Windsor, nl, 

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Hello co-workers. Would like to hear from you .



Harvey Gillingham
Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

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Worked at Baie Verte mines from May 1975-Feb 1991. Now living/working in Fort McMurray, AB



Ralph Gillingham
Edmonton, AB, 

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Howdy folks..nice to see so many familiar names of the people that I worked with. My brother Roy is still in Ft. Mac. Special hello to Eric (Hussey) our neighbour and Derrick (Biggen) my old soccer pal. Good luck to you all.



Cyril Skinner
fortmcmurray, A.B, canada

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I sure miss the old days.



Cyril
fort Mcmurray, A.B, canada

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hello all! nice to be able to see all my old working brothers. 



William (Bill) Peddle
Bay Roberts, Newfoundland, Canada

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It is great to see some of the names that I remember during my employment at Advocate Mines, especially those who worked in the Mill and the E



Arthur Traverse
Fort McMurray, AB, canada

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I was employed with Advocate Mines from 1963-1991. Please keep me up to date on what is happening with this project. 



gil weste
coaldale, alberta, canada

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i can see lots of familiar names in the guestbook,would like to hear from someone



OWERRI JOHN
newberg, Oregon, us

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THIS IS AN INTRESTING SITE.



Ed Sullivan
Saint John, N.B, 

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I worked at Advocate for 10yrs from 1963-1973 Would love to hear from all the people who worked there during those years



Don Rideout
Port Aux Basques, NL, canada

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My father,Fred Rideout worked at the mine from the time it opened until he retired.Dad died Aug 2005 after many years with breathing problems.



Don Rideout
Port Aux Basques, NL, Canada

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My father,Fred Rideout worked at the mine from the time it opened until he retired.Dad died Aug 2005 after many years with breathing problems.



Kevin Porter
Wandering River, AB, Canada

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Nice to see some fimiliar names.Ed Sullivan you can e mail me ,if you have time.If anyone is passin by this area, my phone #is780 771 2018.Good luck to all. Kevin



Kevin Porter
Wandering River, AB, 

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Nice to see fimiliar names .Ed Sullivan you can e mail me kporter@telusplanet.net If anyoneis in this part of the world ,My phone # is 780 771 2018



Scott Norman
Georgetown, Ontario, 

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keith walsh
fort mcmurray, alberta, canada

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I know alot of these names through my father(Abe Walsh) dad passed away in April of this year from cancer,he spent 26 years there and I'm sure he would be proud to see someone doing something for all the people who worked there. BEST OFF LUCK TO ALL.



Kevin porter
Wandering River, AB, Canada

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I ampleased to see that archie woodward is still enjoying his retirement. I am retired now and doing well .I visit NL almost every year.



Boyce Randell
Kitchener, ontario, canada

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My dad Arthur Randell worked in the mine drilling in 1966 not sure how long he worked there.He is now 85 years old and living in Hampden nl.



Reginald Randell
Barrie, Ontario, 

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I miss working with all you guys. 



Ed Sullivan
Saint, , 

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Rhonda Simms
Grande Cache, AB, 

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I'm signing this in memory of my dad..Art Pinksen who passed away Oct 2000.Also my father-inlaw Maxwell Simms who passed away in Jan 1995, both men worked at the mine.



Bob Anthony
Lewisporte, NL, 

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Nice to see familiar names..I worked there from 1967 to 1974 and made some great friends, some of whom I havent seen for years . Good luck to all. 



Bob Anthony
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It is good to see some familiar names. Brings back some good memories. I worked there from 1967 to 1974. Made some good friends. Good luck to all. 



Bob Anthony
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irene woodworth
grand Falls- Windsor, nl, 

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My father Arch Woodworth worked at the mines from 1962-1982. He is 86 yrs. old now and enoying his retirement in Point Leamington.



Andy
Twillingate, Newfoundland, Canada

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Hi My Grandfather worked there. He died 7 yrs ago of the Cancer. I wish he was still alive. The day he died I had to come home from school. He was the best Grandfather I had ever had. I loved him so much.



Ron Sacrey
Woodstock, Nl., Canada

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Brian Traverse
Fort Mcmurray, AB, canada

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HI, Art Traverse is my father he is doing well.I worked there from 88 to 91 I miss the good times working with good people. I work with some of them now.



Derek Biggin
Pasadena, NL, Canada

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Hello all.Just signed on. They were the good old days. I've been wondering for years where some of you were. Great to just look at the names, it brings back lots of menories. God bless. Derek Biggin



Ivan Gale
St. John's, NL, Canada

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Although I only worked at Advocate for approx 18 months (when I was 19 years old), it was good work . I married Ron Bowers' daughter. Although Ron is deceased, his daughter and I are still together. In Nov 08 we are moving from NL to NS to be with our children and grandchildren. 



Michael Head
Grande Cache, Alberta, Canada

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Gerard Dyer
Baie Verte, Newfoundland, Canada

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Hi to all you guys out there good to see some of the fellows who had worked at the Baie Verte mines hope to see more in the days to come.Don't forget to get in on the registry. To stephen and team see your broadcast on NTV news tonight good job kept up the good job.



Clayton S Rice (Cack)
Baie Verte, NL., Canada

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Best of luck, to all.



Bryant payne
Baie Verte, NL, 

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Hello guys i'm still hanging around here.



Melissa Payne
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

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My father Richard Payne also know as Dick Payne worked in the mine in Baie Verte. Just wanted to let everyone know who knew Dad, that he passed away on Sept 11,2008. He leaves to mourn his wife Charlotte, son's Doc and Garland, daughters Cosette, pauline and Melissa.



Thomas Barker
Coachman's Cove, NL, Canada

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Sam Oxford
Robert's Arm, NL, Canada

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Hello everyone,I am posting this for my father who just recently pasted away on August 4 2008 due to complication of lung cancer.alot of the peoples names I see here are very familiar to me from hearing my father talk about you guys. Take care Brian,



Thomas Barker
Coachman's Cove, NL, Canada

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Eric Hussey
Riverview, New Brunswick, Canada

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Hi All I miss Baie Vetre and the good old days with friends and the fishing.



Gerard (Gerry) Walsh
Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

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Hello to everyone...Nice to see familiar names from the past.



Gordon Shears
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Hello to all ------ my dad worked at the mines(Richard Shears) ------- 



Roy Barker
Baie Verte, NL, Canada

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How are you all, I guess some of you were home for come home year was glad to have met the few I did. 



Jim Bailey
Prince George, BC, 

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Hi,Would like to hear from fellow co-workers.Thanks for doing this.



Jim Bailey
Prince George, BC, 

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Hi,Would like to hear from fellow co-workers.



Mike Knox
Sudbury, On, Canada

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Hi Gang Seen lots of names I know and people I would love to see again. I'm 55yrs old now and still the handsome hunk I used to be. Hope your all the same great people I used to know. 



Roy Head
KIppens, NL., Canada

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John Parsons
Fort Mcmurray, AB, Canada

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Hello to all co-workers, great to see fimiliar names!



Lloyd Biggin
onaping, ont, canada

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Hi to all co-workers.would like to hear from any one



Wilburn Moores
Kamloops, B>C, Canada

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Nice to see familiar names 



selby fleming
fort mcmurray, alberta, canada

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saying hi to anyone who remembers me.



Frazer Rice
Fort McMurray, AB, Canada

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Darrell Lidstone
Barrie, Ontario, Canada

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Would like to hear from my co- workers.



Darrell Lidstone
Barrie, Ontario, Canada

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I worked in alot of different departments in the mines.Would like to hear from my co-workers.



Robert Regular
Phillips Head, NL, Canada

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It's great to recognize names of friends and co-workers, good health to you all.



Darrell Lidstone
Barrie, ON, Canada

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worked at alot of different jobs around the site. Like to hear from my co-workers



John Lawrence
Conception Bay South, NL, Canada

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Good effort. 



Lindo Wheaton
Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada

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Good to see some reconizable names again.



Ed Payne
Elkford, B.C, Canada

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Mostly wanted to register for my dad who passed away in 2006 from complications from diabetes. He had trouble with his breathing for his last 10 of years or more and did not smoke for the last 30 years.



Michael White
Elliot Lake, Ontario, 

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Worked in the mines there from 79 until the first closurein 91.Would love to hear from fellow workers.



William (Billy) Shea
Fleur De Lys, NL, Canada

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chris walsh
Blackfalds, Alberta, Canada

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Well it's about time someone got involved and help out the miners that are still living today to helh them with any health problems relating to Asbestos. thanks 



Barry Hooper
Woodstock, Ont, Canada

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Barry Hooper
Woodstock, Ont, Canada

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Roy Decker
Woodstock, Newfoundland, Canada

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I worked at the mine for approx. 15 years. I worked in the mill as well as other jobs around the site. 



Richard [Dick] Payne
parsons pond, nl, ca

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Clarence Gillingham
Baie Verte, NL, Canada

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Julia Bailey-Coombs
Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

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I am pleased to see this registry. I always felt that there should be more done for these Miners and their families. My father (William Bailey)died of Asbestosis in 1987. Thank You



Melissa Payne
Scarborough, Ont., Ca

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My father Richard Payne worked in this mine as crusher operator for 8 years.



Jerry Rideout
Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada

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Lots of familar names,love to hear from co-workers



Garry Pinksen
Deer Lake, NL, Canada

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Rudy Andrews
FortMcmurray, Alberta, Canada

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Would like to hear from co-workers



Rich Wheeler
Pasadena, NL, 

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Son of Roland ( Rollie) Wheeler. Hope this undertaking gets benefits for all involved.



Carl Rice
La scie, nl, Canada

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BUD WELLMAN
SPARWOOD, BC, CANADA

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Gerard Traverse
Port Hardy, BC, 

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william Wheeler
cranbrook, B.C., Canada

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Would to hear from other workers



Joseph Downey
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

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Hayward Randell
Cranbrook, B.C, Canada

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would like to hear from co-workers.



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