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Yellow Jacket Mining
KY-Yellow Jacket Gold Mine Fire

Gold Hill, Nevada
April 7, 1869
No. Killed 37

See also:   Yellow Jacket Gold Mine Fire, Sept. 20, 1873
Yellow Jacket Gold Mine Fire, July 1, 1879
Yellow Jacket Mine Haulage Disaster, June 18, 1880

Disasters on the Mining Frontier: A Look at Two Events on the Comstock    (3.3 Mb)
By Ronald M. James
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