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Mine Disasters in the United States


Baker No. 5 Mine Explosion

Clay, Webster County, Kentucky
December 11, 1909
No. Killed - 7

Seven miners were killed in an explosion in the Baker No. 5 mine in Clay, Kentucky.

The deceased:
  • John Bell, 26
  • Will Bomma, 21
  • Alonzo Oats, 35
  • Richard Rice, 24
  • Albert Slayden, 25
  • Edd Tapp, 33
  • Robert Tayler, 40



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