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Disasters

 1899

 Noah Finley Hanging - September 16, 1899

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
             

 1920

 

Pounding Mill Rock Crusher Explosion, Aug 13, 1920
Dead
Robert McGhee
Grover McGhee
F. Myers
J.L. Smith
John Byrd
Allen Byrd
Edward Byrd
Jasper Jackson
Wash Lovern
Injured
George Brewster
Taylor Willies

 

Falling Slate at Virginia Anthracite Coal Corporation, Nov 29, 1920
Dead
Robert Draper Gibbs
 HARRIS - SIMPKINS Tragedy, Nov 18, 1920

 

 Boiler Explosion at Kitts Four Mill in Bland County, Dec 23, 1920
Dead
Hughie D. Hamblin
 
 

 

 Car Accident, July 30, 1920
Killed
Catherine VanPelt
Injured
C.C. Burnett
Edith Koontz

 

 Car Accident, July 22, 1920
Injured
Dr. & Mrs Jenkins of Knoxville
             

 1923

 
Pulaski Iron Company Explosion, Sept. 4, 1923
Dead
William Mason Byrd/Bird
D. Barlow
Judge Johnson
Bennie Ricks
 Fumes Overtake Workers at New River Motor Company in Fries, Sept 11, 1923
Dead
Albert Welch
Injured
W.L. Carrier
Joe Edwards
 Mack FARMER Dies From Injuries Sustained In Empire Mines - Friday January 12, 1923
David CLARK - Killed on the yard of the Pulaski Iron Company - Friday, Jan 19, 1923
         

1925 
W.M. Bassett shoots wife and daughter - Feb 10, 1925
               

1928 

 Falling Slate at Parrott Mines, Apr 11, 1928
Dead
Mr. Williams
 Car Accident, Apr 16, 1928
Injured
Mr & Mrs C.E. Iszard
             

 1942

Two Small Girls Killed by Train, March 1, 1942
Dead
Ella Smith
Betty Smith
 Car accident
Killed
John Bullins
Viola Graves
Injured
Garland S. Price
             

 1961

 Bon Air Motel Fire, Dec 7, 1961
               

 1962

 Fire at Pulaski Veneer and Furniture Corporation, March 29, 1962
 Car Accident, Oct. 29, 1962
Killed
Amos Lee Hogan
Ocie Hogan
Injured
Josephine Rollins
Madeline Rollins
David Hale
             

Special "thanks" to my transcribers: Pam Jones, Carolyn Worrell, Teresa Ferrell and Liz Linden
**NOTE - Some images may appear blurry due to the fact that they were images produced from microfilm


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