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Brandy City Mining Company
Brandy City Hydraulic Mine Explosives Detonation

Brandy City, Sierra County, California
December 23, 1915
No. Killed 4

Accident Investigation Report  (1.4 Mb)  PDF Format

Four men were asphyxiated at this mine by gases generated by detonating a charge of 11 tons of powder.  All the men overcome by these fumes were in the hydraulic pit on the surface.

The victims were:
  • E. E. Godfrey
  • John Hayes
  • Joe Tieni
  • T. H. Sadler

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