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Mine Disasters in the United States

Northwestern Iron and Steel Company
Northwestern Mine Asphyxiation

Ashford County, Washington
January 29, 1909
No. Killed - 2

See also:   Northwestern Mine Explosion and Fire, Oct. 3, 1909
  Northwestern Mine Explosion, Nov. 16, 1915

Rescuer Death

After a miner fired shots in the Northwestern coal mine, an explosion occurred.  Another victim (Dinkler), with others, went to rescue the shotfirer, but was overcome by afterdamp before he could.

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