Miner Fusing Dynamite


This file appears in: Hurricane Creek Mine Disaster
Miner Fusing Dynamite

Dynamite, a substance found in the Hurricane Creek mine during the post-blast investigation, was banned by the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act. The investigation revealed the mine was an "absolute failure" enforcing the new safety laws. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.


This file appears in: Hurricane Creek Mine Disaster