The Victor American
Fire at the Hastings mine.
The Hastings marker.
One hundred and twenty one died.
The Columbine Massacre dead were buried in Lafayette.
The city has some nice
photos on their website. (offsite)
On January 20, 1936, a blast believed
to have been caused when a spark ignited coal dust, killed eight
men working the night shift in the Monarch Mine No. 2.
No. 2 Coal Mine Memorial (offsite)
This page from the Denver Library includes files
about Colorado mining fatalities (offsite)
people who went underground, Trinidad area. (offsite)
Coal mining in Golden
and Jefferson County (offsite,) includes Horrible
Disaster at the White Ash, 1889, also note, "the owners refused
to contribute anything," 1895
memory.loc.gov web links and photo collection for Coal
Langdon was a remarkable woman from the Cripple Creek era. Check out
this link (possibly temporary): The
Cripple Creek Strike (offsite)
Federation of Miners had a dramatic history (offsite)
of Coal on an industry website, Lakewood, Colorado source (offsite)
Mine Fires including Colorado
Mining List (offsite)
the Mines The Life of the Immigrant Miner (offsite)
of coal mining terms (offsite)
Commemorate coal miners with postage
of the (previous) century coal mining machinery, Ohio (offsite)
essay on coal mining in the 19th-century United States (Ohio State,
Memorials and Museums in Colorado
Memorials and Museums, index
mining links (offsite)
mining site from the U.K.
Mining in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (offsite)
coal links (offsite)
Coal Mine Research (offsite)