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After The #5 Mine Disaster.....



March 1948 Issue of Harper's Magazine, featuring a story on the mine disaster.  (owned by my Aunt, Betty (Bundy) Pick, wife of Jack E. Pick who survived the disaster.)
The Blast In Centralia No. 5
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Headlines on the April 4, 1947 Centralia Sentinel.

RESCUED MINER CHATS WITH COMMITTEE - John E. Pick (left) shakes hands with Senator James P O'Mahoney (Wyo.) and Senator Guy Gordon, Oregon last night after the hearing conducted by the Senate committee here investigating the coal mine blast.  Pick lost his father in the explosion.

From Centralia Sentinel (April 4, 1947) Contributed by Betty (Bundy) Pick

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