Mt Morgan mining disaster

Six miners were killed in a mining disaster at Mt Morgan in 1902, five of them were from Gympie. Five of the bodies were returned to Gympie for burial. The sixth was buried elsewhere.  There was a funeral procession from the railway station to the cemetery.

Funeral ceremony for the Mt Morgan Miners disaster Sept 1908

Funeral ceremony for the Mt Morgan Miners disaster Sept 1908

Memorial to the 5 Gympie miners who were killed in the Mt Morgan Mine accident

Memorial to the 5 Gympie miners who were killed in the Mt Morgan Mine accident

The Gympie Times, Tuesday Septmber 8 1908

Appalling Mining Accident

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