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Peerless Coal Company
Peerless No. 3 Mine Explosion

Hackett, Sebastian County, Arkansas
December 11, 1957
No. Killed - 4



See also: Peerless Mine Explosion, May 11, 1942
From the Google News Archives:  External Link
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A gas explosion occurred near the face of the main slope air course about 4:30 a.m., Wednesday, December 11, 1957, resulting in the death of 4 men and injury of the 2 others on the shift at the time of the accident.

The deceased:
  • Joe Martin
  • Eugene Moore
  • L. D. Sewell
  • George Simmons
Source: Sherard Collection  PDF Format




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