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Coronado Mine Haulage Disaster

Clifton, Greenlee County, Arizona
August 12, 1913
No. Killed - 9

See also: Coronado Mine Cave-in, June 22, 1906

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Nine men were killed and one probably fatally injured when a cable pin snapped at the Coronado mine and two ore cars, carrying 12 tons of ore and 13 miners, dashed down a 38 degree grade for a distance of 3,300 feet.

The dead:
  • William A. Schaffer, Engineer, New York City
  • E. M. Jones, Machinist, Clifton
  • G. C. Cardwell, Electrician, Metcalf
  • John McCann, Helper, Metcalf
  • C. E. Johnson, Machinist, Morenci
  • Julian Rico, Helper, Metcalf
  • LNO Marcuco, Italian baker, Morenci
  • LNO Cardeci, Italian baker, Morenci
  • Pedro Oropesa, Helper, Metcalf
The injured:
  • Superintendent Scott, Coronado Mine
  • C. W. McLean, Metcalf
  • A. W. Liddell, Auditor, Clifton
  • J. B. Downey, Chief Mechanical Electrical Engineer
  • Mark Reimetrett, Electrician, Morenci
  • Two unknown Mexican laborers
  • Mexican boy, twelve years old
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