Hawks Nest Tunnel disaster

Hawks Nest Tunnel disaster

The Hawks Nest Tunnel disaster was one of the worst industrial accidents in the US. Between 476 to 1,000 workers eventually died of silicosis in the 1930s after a silica vein was struck boring the tunnel.

Previous Fact Next Fact
Categories: DeathDisaster

Latest FactRepublic Video

32 Incredible Easter Eggs You Missed in Harry Potter Movies