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February 9, 1923

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 9, 1923

* Dawson, Colfax Co., New Mexico
* Coal mine explosion disaster
* Stag Canyon Mine No. 1
* Is a ghost town today

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "EXPLOSION ENTOMBS 122 MINE WORKERS; 100 REPORTED DEAD" with subheads that include: "Rescue Parties Penetrate a Mile Into Dawson (N.M.) Mine and find Two Bodies" "NO TRACE YET OF OTHERS" "Similar Disaster Cost Lives of 263 Miners in the Same Town In 1913" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30m pages, light toning, irregular along the spine (see), otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century

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