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The Sunshine Mine disaster

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Published by University of Idaho Press in Moscow, Idaho .
Written in English



  • Kellogg (Idaho)


  • Sunshine Mine Disaster, Kellogg, Idaho, 1972 -- Poetry,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Poetry,
  • Silver mines and mining -- Poetry,
  • Mine accidents -- Poetry,
  • Silver miners -- Poetry,
  • Kellogg (Idaho) -- Poetry

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJames Brock.
LC ClassificationsPS3552.R59 S86 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination74 p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL800183M
ISBN 100893011819
LC Control Number95036471

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Successful Mine Rescue Two men, Tom Wilkinson and Ronald Flory, were rescued and found to be in good condition after being trapped for 8 days following the Sunshine silver mine fire in Kellogg, Shoshone County, Idaho. 91 miners were killed in the disaster.   Idaho's Silver Valley Marks 40 Years Since Sunshine Mine Disaster May 2 marks the 40th anniversary of one of the worst mining disasters in U.S. history. In , a fire broke out underground at. Mining has always been hard, dirty, and above all dangerous work. This monument memorializes one of the worst tragedies ever to strike the Silver Valley, the Sunshine Mine Disaster of Of all the mines in the Silver Valley the Sunshine Mine, located between the cities of Wallace and Kellogg, is perhaps the best known. Over its one-hundred-and-ten-year history, the Sunshine . For those customers who are buying other books, such as The Deep Dark, that deal specifically with the Sunshine Mine fire or with other mine disasters, Amazon inappropriately "suggests" The Sunshine Mine Disaster for purchase. I, for one, was looking for serious history, not a collection of poetry. Let this serve as a warning to prospective buyers.1/5.

The University of Idaho Press, The Sunshine Mine Disaster is a book of poetry and nonfiction about the mining disaster in Kellogg, Idaho, the worst catastrophe in the state’s history. I would describe my effort in Sunshine as a form of “witness” poetry, a poetry obviously grounded in history and politics, but I would also say that the construction of the book belies . A new book, “The Deep Dark,” provides a gruesome moment-by-moment account of the disaster that began on May 2, , when unexplained smoke began pouring out . Although Olsen's book is new, video presentations of the Sunshine Mine disaster have been used for some time to teach mine safety, including at the .   You Are My Sunshine" tells the story of the Sunshine Mine Disaster of , which cost the lives of 91 miners. The story is told through the eyes of 27 people who lived through it. .

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