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Sibley Mining Company
Sibley Iron Mine Cave-in

Ely, St. Louis County, Minnesota
November 9, 1914
No. Killed 5



Successful Rescue

Six men were entombed.  One man was rescued after 112 hours by parties led by company officials.  Source document External Link

Deceased:
  • Frank Antonsich, 38
  • Fred Antonsich, 24
  • George Floridan, 30
  • John Homer, 28
  • Gideon Oinanen, 37
Injured:
  • Joe Skusek
Source: Minnesota Mine Accident Index  PDF Format




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