Mossboro No. 1 Mine Disaster 1926

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Date: 29 Jan 1926 [unknown]
Location: Helena, Jefferson County, Alabamamap
Surnames/tags: Mining_Disasters Alabama Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: Jan 29, 1926
  • Location: Helena, Alabama
  • Victims: 27 casualties
  • Cause: Explosion
Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
James Adams
Robert Ball
Pat Burke
William Carrick
Glenn Duncan
Henry Gold
W. J. Harrison
M. J. Holloway
Doyle Lambert
Joe Mayner
Henry Oakes
W. M. Odum
Hassey Harris
Will Johnson
Henry Peterson
Enoch Woodwon
W. H. Segress
Amberson Grigley
More Coillins
Eli Tradewell
Willie Temple
Cliff Gibson
Willie Fitts
Primus Hendersib
Rodger Williams
Sam Hawkins

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.

Rescue Efforts

Results and Findings

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