united states mine rescue association Mine Disasters in the United States
Texavada Corporation Texavada Mine Asphyxiations
Pine Grove, Nevada
June 23, 1970
No. Killed – 3
Victims were suffocated when the sides of a prospect trench collapsed and entrapped them at an abandoned mining camp 18 miles south of Yerington, NV. Ground fall occurred on the 23rd (afternoon) or 24th (morning) of June.