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Rock Island Coal Company
Alderson No. 5 Mine Explosion

Alderson, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
June 30, 1919
No. Killed - 15



See also:   Alderson No. 1 Mine Explosion, Jan. 4, 1897

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Cause of Explosion: Gas ignited with open light.



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