Butte, MT Spectator Mine Disaster, Jun 1917

Butte MT Speculator Mine prior to disaster.jpg Granite Run MT Mine Memorial 1917-06-08.jpg

June 8, 1917 -- Spectator Mine Fire - also known as the Granite Mountain Fire and the North Butte Mining Disaster - kills 168 men in worst disaster in metal mining history.

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