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The Dawson Mining Catastrophe of 1913

Today’s podcast goes into the history of Dawson, New Mexico, and the explosions that took the lives of many miners since the mines opened in 1901. ┬áThe explosion of Stag Canyon #2 in 1913 remains one of the largest loss of life during a mining operation in America’s history. As usual, you can download the […]