Castlegate, Utah; after the mine disaster; March 1924

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Title Castlegate, Utah; after the mine disaster; March 1924
Photo Number p0028n007
Description Photo showing the damage after the mine explosions and some people at the scene, Castle Gate, Utah, March 1924
Keywords Utah; Mines and mining; People; Landscape
Subject People--Photographs; Disasters--Photographs; Mine explosions--Utah--Carbon County--Photographs
Additional Information The Castle Gate mine disaster occurred on March 8, 1924, in a coal mine near the town of Castle Gate, Utah (now dismantled), located approximately 90 miles (140 km) southeast of Salt Lake City. All of the 171 men working in the mine were killed in the series of three violent explosions. One worker, the leader of the rescue crew, died from carbon monoxide inhalation while attempting to reach the victims shortly after the explosion.--wiki.
Spatial Coverage Castle Gate (Utah)
Collection Number and Name P0028 Southern Slavic Photograph Collection
Collection Name Southern Slavic
Date 1924
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Type Image
ARK ark:/87278/s6q24pfb
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2008-04-10
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 972510
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