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Alabama By-Products Corporation
Chetopa Mine Hoisting Accident

Graysville, Jefferson County, Alabama
July 24, 1977
No. Killed - 3

MSHA Final Investigation Report  (535 Kb)  PDF Format

Additional Alabama By-Products Corporation Incidents:

A machinist, and two elevator mechanics were killed and one injured when they were attempting to rope the elevator, when the elevator fell 200 feet to the bottom of the shaft.

The deceased:
  • J. W. Panter, 42
  • David R. Enman, 37
  • Randy A. Townsend, 25

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