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Photo Gallery: Quecreek Mine Rescue: 10 Years Later
(July 28, 2012)

Images include:

  • A bronze statue of a coal miner graces the entrance to the Quecreek Mine rescue site
  • Thomas Foy, left, and his son-in-law Blaine Mayhugh, Jr., were two of the nine miners trapped underground
  • One of the rescue shafts drilled to locate the trapped miners
  • MSHA's steel capsule, lowered 240 feet underground to rescue nine miners, now stands in the Quecreek Visitors' Center
  • The front page of one of many newspapers that trumpeted the rescue
  • A replica of the extremely small space where nine miners huddled to await their rescue
  • The site of the rescue shaft from which nine miners were lifted to the surface
  • Lori and Bill Arnold, owners of the dairy farm where the rescue took place, run the Quecreek Foundation and Visitors' Center

Images include:

  • A bronze statue of a coal miner graces the entrance to the Quecreek Mine rescue site
  • Thomas Foy, left, and his son-in-law Blaine Mayhugh, Jr., were two of the nine miners trapped underground
  • One of the rescue shafts drilled to locate the trapped miners
  • MSHA's steel capsule, lowered 240 feet underground to rescue nine miners, now stands in the Quecreek Visitors' Center
  • The front page of one of many newspapers that trumpeted the rescue
  • A replica of the extremely small space where nine miners huddled to await their rescue
  • The site of the rescue shaft from which nine miners were lifted to the surface
  • Lori and Bill Arnold, owners of the dairy farm where the rescue took place, run the Quecreek Foundation and Visitors' Center