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Acton No. 2 Mine Explosion

Acton, Alabama
November 18, 1913
No. Killed - 24

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An explosion occurred at this mine as a result of two or more blown out shots from very badly placed holes, probably charged with black powder.  Of the 29 men in the mine, 24 were killed, 13 by injury or burns, and 11 by asphyxiation.

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