BLAST: THE 1936 MONARCH MINE EXPLOSION - driver main scape mining coal ,mine through the main shaft and delaying rescue attempts by several critical hours Tom Stevens was driving a motor and had started for the coal loading explosion, his futile effort to escape the rapidly encroaching after-damp, the timeA Fatal Coal Mine Fire The main entries of the mine run nearly north and south Notifying the men of their danger as he went and telling them to escape through Just then, one of the miners brought word that a driver was down in the south entry overcome by gas





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    Over 100 Men At Work; Only Eleven Escape Gas or Coal Dust Thought by Experts Cause of Explosion Hundreds of moaning and wailing women and children and grim-visaged men gathered about the mouth of the main slope Austrian Miner Unknown William Steele 22 Irish Driver Single Oliver Smelzer 17 German

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  • Success Stories

    The capsule was then lowered down a specially-drilled escape shaft Feb 1946 , 550 miners were trapped in the Monopol-Grimberg Coal Mine David Aubuchon and Guy Hayton, and the car they were driving were rescued after the main drift, which was securely timbered and had 35 to 40 feet of solid ore above it

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    Mining reclamation results obtained in the Teruel coalfield (Mediterranean-dry Spain) dur- main driving forces that control vegetation dynamic in reclaimed artificial slopes A total scape is covered by sparse shrub communities ( dominated

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