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Dangers of Mining

Photograph of Miners Lighting Fuses
Title: Photograph of Miners Lighting Fuses
Type: Photograph
Date: 1935
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: These miners are lighting explosive charges in a mine.
Article About a Cave-in
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 Someone Falling Into a Mine
Title: Article About Someone Falling Into a Mine
Type: Newspaper
Date: December 5, 1903
Source: Mesaba Ore & Hibbing News

Description: This article describes a death that occured when a man fell into a mine shaft.
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Report About a Mud Slide
Title: Report About a Mud Slide
Type: Document
Date: February 5, 1924
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: One of the mines filled suddenly with mud one day. This report describes the accident and deaths that resulted.
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Statistics on Mining Fatalities
Title: Statistics on Mining Fatalities
Type: Data
Date: 1916
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: This table gives detailed information on fatal accidents that occurred at the mines from 1915-1916.
Safety Inspector's Report
Title: Safety Inspector's Report
Type: Book
Date: 1918
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: This is the yearly report of mine safety inspector.
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