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Providence Mining Company
Providence No. 3 Mine Explosion

Providence, Webster County, Kentucky
November 25, 1910
No. Killed 10



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An explosion in this mine originated from the premature firing of the 7-foot sumping shot at the face of the first south entry.  Ten miners were killed, the head frame of the tipple was demolished, and every stopping and door in the mine was wrecked.




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