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Full ReportAccident 24 - Mike Benich and John Fayino - timbermen working at the 15th level of No. 1 Shaft Tamarack Mine - were killed by a fall of vein rock - Michael Michelchick receiving a compound fracture of the right leg and two others being slightly injured. The gang with which they worked had been prying down loose vein rock. They had finished this and after dinner were engaged in putting up some timbers when a large piece of vein rock fell with the above mentioned result. An inquest was held by Coroner Macdonald and the jury returned the verdict: That deceased came to their death by the accidental falling of vein rock at the 15th level south of No. 1 Shaft Tamarack Mine on the 12th day of September 1895.
Accident No.24-1895
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IDr1895-24

Source Information

Source NameInspectorLibrary Call No.ID
Report of the Mine Inspector of Houghton County Michigan for the Year Ending September 30 1891Josiah Hall Mine InspectorMichigan TN 272 .H68z 1890/91s1
Report of the Mine Inspector of Houghton County Michigan for the Year Ending September 30 1892Josiah Hall Mine InspectorMichigan TN 272.H68z 1892s2
Mine Inspectors Report for Houghton County, Mich. For the Year Ending September 30th 1893Josiah Hall Mine InspectorMichigan TN 272.H68z 1893s3
Mine Inspectors Report for Houghton County, Mich. For the Year Ending September 30th 1894Josiah Hall Mine InspectorMichigan TN 272.H68z 1894s4
Mine Inspectors Report for Houghton County, Mich. For the Year Ending September 30th 1895Josiah Hall Mine InspectorMichigan TN 272.H68z 1895s5
Mine Inspectors Report for Houghton County, Mich. For the Year Ending September 30th 1890not namedMichigan TN 272 .H68z 1889s6
Mine Inspectors Report for Houghton County, Mich. For the Year Ending September 30th 1897not namedMichigan TN272 .H68z 1897s7
Mine Inspectors Report for Houghton County, Mich. For the Year Ending September 30th 1900not namedMichigan TN272 .H68z 1900s8

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