|Death: ||Oct. 2, 1883|
San Francisco Chronicle
Friday, October 5, 1883
Page 3, Column 8
"Fatal Giant Gun Powder Explosion. Bodie, October 4- Albert Snibley, Charles A. Benson and George Watson were instantly killed in a tunnel of the Great Sierra Company on Tuesday afternoon by a giant powder explosion. The victims were horrible mangled. Benson's head was blown nearly off. Benson and Watson were buried here today. Snibley's remains will be shipped to his home in San Mateo County. All were young men."
Bodie Cemetery (Wards Section)
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Record added: Feb 24, 2006
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THIS MAN IS PROBABLY NOT BURIED AT BODIE SEE Weekly Reno Gazette, 10/11/1883: Three Miners Blown to Atoms. From the Bodie Free Press of the 4th inst. it is learned that three men while charging a hole in the face of the great (sic) Sierra tunnel AT TIOG...(Read more)|
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