The Greatest Fire in a Mine

Ths 1895 article recounts a devastating 1869 mine fire at Virginia City, Nevada: "The damage caused by the great fire was never fully repaired. Some of the closed galleries were never reopened and a number of bodies, if not consumed in the furnace, remain at this day in the crypts where the miners were entombed by the fallen roofs of the galleries."
(1895 Newspaper)

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