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Dangers of Mining

Title: Article About a Cave-in
Type: Newspaper
Date: November 29, 1903
Source: Mesaba Ore & Hibbing News

Description: This article describes a cave-in that occured at one of the mines.
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Article About a Cave-in

Activities:

  1. What does the time at which the accident occured tell you about what life was like for a miner?



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  2. Did the men do something that caused the cave-in?



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  3. Why didn't the men just dig themselves back out of the dirt?



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  4. What can you learn about mining from the fact that a large number of men responded quickly to an alarm?



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