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    • 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...
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Accidents; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is Alden Taylor's typewritten account of the legend of the Blue Hole to the south of Vigo County. According to legend, the Blue Hole contains large fish, and will send waves to grab people and drown them.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Railroad accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Jim Fortman's typewritten account of the Blue Hole in Vigo County. He tells of a train that hopped its tracks and landed in the blue hole, never to be found.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Accidents; Light; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is a typewritten account of the legend of the Vigo County Blue Hole as told by Sandra Livingston. The legend tells of how a school bus full of students slid into the Blue Hole after slipping on an ice patch. There is also a second legend about...
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Accidents; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is Carl Harlan's Typewritten account of the Vigo County Blue Hole. In the legend, the lake and the features of it are described.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Railroad accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Harley Micheal Burkhardt's typewritten account of the Daviess County Blue Hole near Washington. In the tale, the legend tells of a train that slipped into the Blue Hole after a powerful storm, and that nobody has ever looked for it since.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Railroad accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is an anonymous, typewritten account of the Vigo County Blue Hole. It tells of a railroad accident that claimed an engine and the crew within the depths of the Blue Hole.
    • Blue hole

    • Water; Railroad accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Lowell Hurford's typewritten account of a Blue Hole in Warren County near Plymouth. Supposedly a train derailed and landed in a ditch, and when the crew came to dig the train out, it had sunk into the ditch to the point where it could not...
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Marge Manago's typewritten account of a Blue Hole in Porter County Indiana near Valparaiso. Supposedly there was a stagecoach that ran into the Blue Hole, and that no evidence of the accident was ever recovered.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Ice; Accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is James Manago's typewritten account of the Legend of a Blue Hole in Porter County known as Bullseye Lake.
    • Blue hole, Daviess County, Indiana

    • Water; Lakes; Railroad accidents; Railroad trains; Railroad locomotives; Trestles;
    • This is Maud Forbes' typewritten account of the Daviess County Blue Hole near Washington Indiana. A railroad trestle collapsed and the passing train fell into the hole. The engine was never found.
    • Blue hole, Jackson County, Indiana

    • Bridges; Railroad accidents; Water; Lakes; Monsters; Supernatural;
    • This is Art Robertson's typewritten account of the legend of a blue hole near his hometown of Seymour in Jackson County, Indiana. This tale features two aspects of the blue hole legend, the first being a train that has fallen into the water, and a...
    • 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...
    • Blue hole, Jackson County, Indiana

    • Lakes; Water; Railroad accidents; Railroad trains;
    • This is Richard Parker's typewritten account of the legend of the Blue Hole in Jackson County, Indiana, where a train derailed and three boxcars were lost in the bottomless hole never to be found.
    • Blue hole, Jackson County, Indiana

    • Lakes; Railroad accidents; Water; Railroad trains;
    • This is Mike Hodapp's typewritten account of the Blue Hole in Jackson County, Indiana near Seymour. A train derailed and fell into the hole. Several cars were retrieved but the locomotive and the engineer were never found.
    • Blue hole, La Porte County, Indiana

    • Lakes; Water; Railroad accidents; Supernatural; Railroad trains;
    • This is Don Craft Jr.'s typewritten account of a Blue Hole in La Porte County near the north edge of La Porte City, Indiana. Long ago, a train flew of the track and landed in the Blue Hole. To the dismay of those attempting to salvage the...

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