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    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Railroads; Accidents; Railroad accidents; Decapitations; Searching; lanterns; Light; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Tamara Dalton's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Lisa Notter. According to legend, a man and his wife were driving home when they got hit by a train at some railroad...
    • Oral history interview

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Knox County -- Bicknell -- Interviews; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Knox County; Mine accidents;
    • This document is an oral history interview with a retired coal miner from Bicknell, Indiana. This interview discusses mine accidents.
    • Oral history interview

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Knox County -- Bicknell -- Interviews; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Knox County; Mine accidents;
    • This document is an oral history interview of a retired coal miner from Bicknell, Indiana. This interview discusses mine accidents.
    • Blue hole, Jackson County, Indiana

    • Lakes; Water; Railroad accidents; Railroad trains; Monsters; Aircraft accidents;
    • This is Tom Reinhart's typewritten account of a Blue Hole legend. In Jackson County, Indiana near Seymour, a train was swept into this bottomless lake. There is also mention of a troll that lives under the bridge over the Blue Hole who attacks...
    • Binkley coal mine (Vermillion County, Ind.) newspaper clipping on Joe Marcinko

    • Binkley Mining Company (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Obituaries; Coal mine accidents -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • Black and white scan which is a newspaper clipping of an unknown source reporting on the death of Binkley Coal Mine # 1 worker Joe Marcinko. According to the article, Joe Marcinko was working as a shot firer (a worker who inserts explosive...
    • Crown Hill coal mine #6, Clinton, Indiana

    • Crown Hill Mine No. 6 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Coal mine accidents -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • Scan of a newspaper clipping including two photographs and accompanying captions taken from a newspaper article in the Terre Haute Tribune. The newspaper article, titled “Survivors Tell Terror Tale Of Hours In Mine: Hope Almost Abandoned As Air...
    • Crown Hill coal mine #6, Clinton, Indiana

    • Crown Hill Mine No. 6 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Coal mine accidents -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Interviews;
    • Color scan which is a collection of newspaper clippings from the Terre Haute Tribune, related to a mining accident at the Crown Hill Mine #6 on December 31st (year unknown). The article includes a recounting of the accident from one of the trapped...
    • Crown Hill Coal Mine #6, Clinton, Indiana

    • Crown Hill Mine No. 6 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Coal mine accidents -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Interviews;
    • Scan of a newspaper clipping from the Terre Haute Tribune, that related to a mining accident that occurred on December 31st (year unknown) at Crown Hill Mine #6 near Clinton, Indiana. This document is a continuation of the article titled...
    • Crown Hill coal mine #6, Clinton, Indiana

    • Crown Hill Mine No. 6 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Coal mine accidents -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • Scan of a newspaper article from the Terre Haute Tribune. The newspaper article, titled “Survivors Tell Terror Tale Of Hours In Mine: Hope Almost Abandoned As Air Gives Out And Fire Bars Way; Prayers Of 19 Men Finally Answered”, covers a mine...
    • Crown Hill coal mine #6, Clinton, Indiana

    • Crown Hill Mine No. 6 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Coal mine accidents -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • Scan of a newspaper article of an unknown source. The article covers a mine accident at the Crown Hill mine #6 near Clinton, Indiana. Above the photograph is, "As First Mine Fire Survivor Was Rescued".
    • Crown Hill coal mine #6, Clinton, Indiana

    • Crown Hill Mine No. 6 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Coal mine accidents -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • Scan of a photograph and accompanying caption taken from a newspaper article from an unknown source. The newspaper article covers a mine accident at the Crown Hill mine #6 near Clinton, Indiana. The caption underneath the photograph reads, "...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Accidents; Bridges; Infants; Crying; Supernatural;
    • This is Julie Adams's typewritten variant of the legend of crybaby bridge in Clark County near Charlestown Indiana, collected by Amy E. Smith. According to legend, a woman and her baby were driving and slid off the road. Now one can hear a baby...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Bridges; Infants; Crying; Accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Rebecca Wright's typewritten variant of the legend of crybaby bridge, collected by Heather Ross. According to legend, a woman lost her baby over the side of bridge. Now if one drives over the bridge their car will stall and they will hear...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Accidents; Decapitations; Ghosts; Light; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is June Sullivan's typewritten account of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County in Brazil Indiana, collected by Kelley Sullivan. According to legend, a woman was decapitated in a car accident near this hill. Now the father searches for...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Accidents; Carriages & coaches; Decapitations; Searching; Ghosts; Light; Supernatural;
    • This is Aaron Rodgers's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana. According to legend, a pair of newly weds were on their way home from their honeymoon when their buggy crashed. The woman was...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Accidents; Carriages & coaches; Ghosts; Decapitations; Supernatural;
    • This is Jerry Floyd's typewritten account of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Tracie Spencer. According to legend, a young groom lost his wife on the way home. When he found her, she was missing a...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Railroads; Accidents; Decapitations; Searching; Ghosts; Light; Supernatural;
    • This is Jerry Floyd's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Tracie Spencer. According to legend, a train conductor found blood splattered on the side of a box car after passing near...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Accidents; Decapitations; Carriages & coaches; Light; Ghosts; lanterns; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Alice Adams's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected Andrea Thompson. According to legend, a woman had an argument with her husband and she left the house. The husband came after...

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