100 years of coal monument in Nanaimo, B.C.
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Photo of 100 years of coal (1849-1949) monument in downtown Nanaimo, B.C. The plaque below the monument reads: "In honour of Nanaimo coal mine workers May 2, 1987 U.M.W. of A." The monument is located at the corner of Church and Front Streets, across the street from Dallas Square. The piece of coal which makes up the monument was mined from the Esplanade No.1 Mine, which was located nearby. The monument was put up by the United Mine Workers of America in 1987 as a gift to the city.