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1909 Cherry Mine disaster

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Cherry Coal Mine Disaster EXCERPT of Video

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Cherry Mine Disaster

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Mine Disaster 50th Anniversary Parade 1959

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Cherry Coal Mine Disaster

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"Cherry" a tribute to the Cherry Coal Mine Disaster

The Cherry Mine disaster was a fire in the Cherry, Illinois, coal mine in 1909, and surrounding events, in which 259 men and boys died. The disaster stands as the third most deadly in American coal mining history.