Location: Helena, Jefferson County, Alabama
Surnames/tags: Mining_Disasters Alabama Disasters
History and Circumstances
- Date: Jan 29, 1926
- Location: Helena, Alabama
- Victims: 27 casualties
- Cause: Explosion
Those who escaped:
- J. D. Lowery; J. B. Lowery, a son Edgar Lowery; Zach Chapman; Lonnie Chapman; Lloyd Robertson; B. D. Gold; George Zimmerman, Will Simmons; Jess Chestnut; Stanley Maddox; Walter Pearce; Archie Jackson; Percy Pearce; Scott Saulders; Fletcher Anderson; Will Lambert; Millard Garner; G. G. Garner.
Results and Findings
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