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Gallup, NM Crescent Mine Fire, Apr 1895

A Mine on Fire

ALBUQUERQUE, N. M., April 16.-- Reports have been received here that one of the mines of the Crescent company at Gallup caught fire and fifteen men were almost suffocated, being carried out of the mine after the fire was extinguished. Jim Flynn, a well known middle-weight fighter, who was to sign articles to fight Billy Lewis here in May, was one of the miners rescued.

Sandusky Register, Sandusky, OH 17 Apr 1895



article | by Dr. Radut