cherry mine disaster men and soldiers surrounding the main shaft of the st paul coal company mine in cherry illinois after a fire

Elevated view of men and soldiers surrounding the main shaft of the St. Paul Coal Company mine in Cherry, Illinois, after a fire. Over 250 men were killed in a fire in the mine on Novemberember 13, 1909. This negative has text written on the bottom of the image.

Elevated view of men and soldiers surrounding the main shaft of the St. Paul Coal Company mine in Cherry, Illinois, after a fire. Over 250 men were killed in a fire in the mine on Novemberember 13, 1909. This negative has text written on the bottom of the image.