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Quecreek Mine Rescue Historical Marker
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Quecreek Mine Inundation and Rescue

Friedens, Pennsylvania
July 24-28, 2002
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Miracle at Quecreek Mine by Mountain John

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"All Nine Alive!"
The story of the Quecreek Mine rescue

Proceed to Chapter One

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 'All Nine Alive!'
Staff Reporting and writing
Caroline Abels, Bob Batz, Jr., Michael A. Fuoco, Tom Gibb, John Hayes, L.A. Johnson, Cindi Lash, Steve Levin, Jim McKay, Johnna A. Pro, Milan Simonich, Anita Srikameswaran

Chapter One
The Miners
Chapter Two
Somerset and Coal
Chapter Three
The Breach
Chapter Four
The Rescue Begins
Chapter Five
Desperate to Survive
Chapter Six
The Rescue Continues
Chapter Seven
The Media Converges
Chapter Eight
Chapter Nine
Up, Safe and Sound
Chapter Ten
The Aftermath

Additional Resources:
Audio Files:
David Lauriski, DOL Assistant Secretary
DEP Secretary David Hess
Gov. Mark Schweiker - All Nine are Alive
Last Man Out Applause

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