Sheppton Mine Disaster, Shark Attack, Erie Collar Bomb

Don Wildman inspects a makeshift harness that played a role in a dangerous mine rescue, a surfboard with evidence of a brutal, deadly oceanic predator, and a crude explosive device at the center of a sinister bank heist.

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Parapsychology Foundation
Parapsychology Foundation

Parapsychology Foundation

At the Parapsychology Foundation in Greenport, NY, is a small gold bracelet once worn by a controversial medium. Her alleged ability to channel the dead uncovered a shocking secret about a tragic disaster. 960 1280

  

National Museum of Crime and Punishment

National Museum of Crime and Punishment

Rachael Penman examines a replica of a collar bomb used in a bank robbery. The replica is on display at the National Museum of Crime and Punishment in Washington, DC. 960 1280

  

American Museum of Magic

American Museum of Magic

At the American Museum of Magic in Marshall, MI, is a poster of a famous magician, Chung Ling Soo. 960 1280

  

Chung Ling Soo

Chung Ling Soo

The poster tells the story of the mysterious magician who had a sensational career, but met a sudden and tragic end in front of a live audience. 960 1280

  

Eileen Garrett

Eileen Garrett

Photographs of Eileen Garrett, a famous medium who founded the Parapsychology Foundation of New York City. 960 1280

  

Anthracite Mine Museum

Anthracite Mine Museum

Mining helmets on display at the Anthracite Mine Museum at Knoebels Amusement Park in Elysburg, PA. 960 1280

  

Mining Museum

Mining Museum

The Mining Museum is also home to a patchwork artifact made from a parachute harness and coveralls that was once part of a dangerous mine rescue that captivated the nation. 960 1280

  

Sheppton Mine

Sheppton Mine

In 1963, a mine in Sheppton, PA, caved in, and this harness was used to pull 2 trapped miners out from about 330 feet underground. 960 1280

  

Eileen Garrett

Eileen Garrett

Learn about the life of spiritual medium Eileen Garrett at the Eileen J. Garrett Research Library in Greenport, NY. 960 1280

  


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