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Silver Ridge Mine Explosives Detonation

Quartzville, Linn County, Oregon
June 15, 1976
No. Killed 3

MESA Final Investigation Report  (342 Kb)  PDF Format

Victims were fatally injured when a series of blast holes detonated and the safety fuses were being lit by means of a carbide lamp.

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