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Mine Disasters in the United States

Yolande Connellsville Coal Corporation
Connellsville Mine Explosion

Yolande, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama
May 27, 1929
No. Killed - 10

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Cause of Explosion: Gas being ignited by hoist motor.

The deceased:
  • Phillip Green
  • Eugene Herring
  • Grover Herring
  • Marcus Hulsey
  • Henry Kelley
  • Will Kelley
  • Will Kimbrell
  • Charley Patterson
  • Allen Pearson
  • John Turner
Source: Alabama Mining Accidents, 1891-1999  PDF Format

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