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 Siltex Mine Explosion 
Scene outside the Siltex mine portal, July 24, 1966. Twenty-two workers were underground at the time of the explosion, due to methane gas buildup, which killed seven men.
Scene outside the Siltex mine portal, July 24, 1966. Twenty-two workers were underground at the time of the explosion, due to methane gas buildup, which killed seven men.
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Killed in the explosion were Luke Bowyer, James McGuire, Robert Daniels, Howard Morris, Hubert Dowdy, Dallas Ayers, and Clarence Cummings.
Killed in the explosion were Luke Bowyer, James McGuire, Robert Daniels, Howard Morris, Hubert Dowdy, Dallas Ayers, and Clarence Cummings.
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