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Mulga Mine Explosion

Mulga, Jefferson County, Alabama
October 5, 1914
No. Killed - 16

See also: Mulga Mine Explosion - Apr. 20, 1910
Mulga Mine Explosion - Oct. 15, 1937

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Successful Rescue

Sixteen men were killed and 12 were rescued by parties led by company officials.  Source document External Link

The deceased:
  • C. R. Campbell
  • Sam Chapman
  • Bob Dudick
  • Scott Garrett
  • Jack Hardelle
  • Carey Howard
  • Edward King
  • W. M. Long
  • Joe McCoski
  • Tom Mitchell
  • Hilley Pilcoski
  • Joe Progdon
  • Hamp Swanson
  • Bert Webster
  • Warren Wheelis
  • John Zolinski
Source: Alabama Mining Accidents, 1891-1999  PDF Format

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