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Mine Disasters in the United States

Yellow Jacket Mining
Yellow Jacket Mine Haulage Disaster

Virginia City, Nevada
June 18, 1880
No. Killed 5

See also:   KY-Yellow Jacket Gold Mine Fire, Apr. 7, 1869
Yellow Jacket Gold Mine Fire, Sept. 20, 1873
Yellow Jacket Gold Mine Fire, July 1, 1879
Five men were killed and three were seriously injured when the tracks of a car and a carload of tools, picks, drills, and other material fell down the shaft upon them.

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