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The Darkest Hour: A Comprehensive Account of the Smith Mine Disaster of 1943
 
 

The Darkest Hour: A Comprehensive Account of the Smith Mine Disaster of 1943 [Kindle Edition]

Gary D. Robson , Fay Kuhlman

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On February 27, 1943, an explosion at Smith Mine #3 in Washoe, MT killed 74 men in the worst mining disaster in Montana’s history. This is the story of the miners, the heroes in the rescue operation, and the communities that were brought close to extinction by the disaster.
This booklet (the print version is 40 pages long) originally began as a hand-typed manuscript by Fay Kuhlman, the mayor of Bearcreek, a town where many residents worked for the Smith Mine. Fay's edition was hand-illustrated, photocopied, folded, and sold by the Carbon County Historical Society.
In 2003, just in time for the 60th anniversary of the mine explosion, Gary Robson expanded Fay's original work, adding photos and information from the Bureau of Mines report, taking a cover photo, and typesetting the manuscript.
This third edition is freshly formatted and updated, and available to Kindle readers for the first time.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 779 KB
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Proseyr Publishing; 3 edition (8 Mar 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004R9QWKC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting 11 April 2013
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Interesting history. I liked it? I enjoy books like this that tell a true story. Would recommend this book to all
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