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Mine Disasters in the United States


Wilkeson Coal and Coke
Wilkeson Mine Explosion

Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington
December 14, 1925
No. Killed 5



See also: Wilkeson Mine Inundation, Dec. 17, 1917

Cause of Explosion: Dust ignited by an Adobe shot.

The deceased:
  • Emamuel Christell, 23
  • Tony Eccher, 41
  • M. George, 31
  • John Horaski, 21
  • Roy Wooley, 31
Source: Washington Mining Fatalities, 1885-1960  (1.1 Mb)  PDF Format




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