Scofield, Utah: Castle Gate Mine Disaster Memorial

Features anguished miners trapped in the face of the monument, 172 men killed in March 8, 1924 mine explosion.

US Hwy 6, Scofield, UT
About 90 miles southeast of Salt Lake City. Just north of intersection of US Hwy 6 and US Hwy 191in pulloff on east side.
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Mine Explosion Memorial.

Castle Gate Mine Disaster Memorial

Memorial to 2000 mine explosion and fire. There's also a plaque where Butch Cassidy robbed the coal company.

[Donna and Bill Blum, 05/28/2016]
Castle Gate Mine Disaster Memorial

The monument is located on the pull-off just before 6/191 intersection.

[Brian DeFrees, 09/19/2011]

March 8, 1924: coal dust and helmet lamp flames mixed tragically, causing two explosions in the Number 2 Mine at Castle Gate. The disaster killed 172 miners. A granite memorial with a bronze relief is along US Hwy 6, near where the mine is located.

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