Your Amazon purchases made using this link will benefit the United States Mine Rescue Association


Mine Safety Training Repository
united states mine rescue association
Mine Disasters in the United States


Peabody Coal Company
Deer Creek Mine Roof Fall

Huntington, Emery County, Utah
May 12, 1975
No. Killed - 3



From the Google News Archives:  External Link
(news links open in a separate window)


Rescuer Death

A roof fall occurred in the Deep Creek mine that resulted in the death of two men.  During recovery operations later the same day, another man was killed and two more injured.  In an effort to help their friends, Alfred Willis of Huntington was killed and two other men were injured and hospitalized.



See more about these products