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Floyd Collins becomes trapped in Mammoth Cave....

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February 2, 1925

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1925 

* Floyd Collins becomes trapped (1st report)
* Sand Cave, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Landslide Traps a Kentucky Cave Owner; 200 Men Work Vainly 36 Hours to Free Him". (see) First report coverage on cave explorer, Floyd Collins, becoming trapped in a narrow crawl way within the Sand Cave at the Mammoth Cave system in Kentucky.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning, a few binding slits along the spine, otherwise very nice.

Category: The 20th Century

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