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Keystone Mine Roof Fall Disaster

Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
February 26, 1909
No. Killed 6

The Jasper News Article  (7.3 Mb)  PDF Format

An accident caused by a roof fall in the Keystone mine.  Five men were killed outright and another died the next day.

The deceased:
  • Harry Ritter
  • Gilbert Ritter
  • Robert Ritter
  • Asa Griffin
  • Robert Warren
  • Joseph Morrison




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