Your Amazon purchases made using this link will benefit the United States Mine Rescue Association

united states mine rescue association
Mine Disasters in
the United States

Carbonado Mine Inundation

Carbonado, Washington
April 8, 1927
No. Killed 7

See also:   Carbonado Mine Explosion, Apr. 12, 1930

A cave-in occurred in which seven men were killed in a downrush of gravel, mud and water.  These men were working in the North Morgan seam, which is covered with about 200 feet of gravel, clay and earth.  Without warning, it gave way and rushed into the mine, burying the men who were in its path.

See more about these products

  Rescue Contests     Pop Quizzes     Mine Disasters   •  USMRA Membership     Links Library     Training Repository     Contact