Majestic Mine Disaster 1919

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Date: 29 Apr 1919 [unknown]
Location: Majestic, Jefferson County, Alabamamap
Surnames/tags: Mining_Disasters Alabama Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: Apr 29, 1919
  • Location: Majestic, Jefferson County, Alabama; approx. 22 miles North of Birmingham
  • Victims: 22 casualties
  • Cause: Explosion
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