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Mine Disasters in the United States



Alabama Fuel and Iron Company
Acmar No. 3 Mine Explosion

Acmar, Saint Clair County, Alabama
May 25, 1922
No. Killed - 11



See also: Acmar No. 6 Mine Explosion, July 10, 1941

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Eleven Men are Killed in Alabama Mine Blast
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX
May 27, 1922

Birmingham, Ala., May 26. -- Eleven miners were killed last night in an explosion in Acmar No. 3 mine of the Alabama Fuel and Iron Company, St. Clair County, according to reports received today at the Birmingham station of the Bureau of Mines.  Five of the men were white, according to the report.

The deceased:
  • Herbert Brown
  • N. W. Byers
  • Newman H. Engle
  • John Fincher
  • Calvin Lindsey
  • J. F. Martin
  • John Mitchell
  • Virgil Stone
  • Hez Walker
  • James Wedgeworth
  • G. W. White
Source: Alabama Mining Accidents, 1891-1999  PDF Format




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