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Mine Disasters in the United States

Stearns Coal Company
Stearns Mine Explosion

Stearns, McCreary County, Kentucky
April 20, 1904
No. Killed 5

See also: Barthell No. 1 Mine Explosion, Feb. 8, 1910

Mine Explosion at Stearns. Kentucky was Fatal to the Working Men
Janesville Daily Gazette, Wisconsin
April 21, 1904

Somerset, Ky., April 21. -- A mine explosion caused by the ignition of the dust at Stearns, thirty miles north of here last night, killed five negroes and fatally injured another.

The names of the killed and injured were not available.

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