Big Lump Coal Company

Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada

Big Lump Coal Company

Located Just East of the Sunshine Mine

Eleazer William Garner had a major interest in this mine prior to Truax Traer Coal Co. purchasing the Big Lump Coal Co. in 1930

First Mine to be completely Electrified underground

In 1930 this same Company bought a mine in Williston ND and started using Strip Mining methods at both mines with big Shovels.

Oct 1, 1924 this Company was one of the sponsors of the First Air Mail flight in Saskatchewan,from Estevan to Winnipeg.

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