Stearns, KY Coal Mine Explosion, Feb 1910
SIX MEN KILLED.
EXPLOSION IN KENTUCKY MINE HAS BAD RESULT.
Stearns, Ky., Feb. 9. -- An explosion in Mine No. 1, of the Stearns Coal company, today killed six men outright. It is thought the victims ran into a pocket of gas which ignited when it came in contact with their lamps.
The casualties were:
G. W. KING.
None of the other workmen in the mine were injured. The explosion took place in one of the innermost recesses of the workings and expended its force upon the men in the immediate vicinity. Hoisting machinery was not damaged and no difficulty was experienced in recovering the bodies.
Lawrence Journal World Kansas 1910-02-09