Mysteries: Mine Disaster Pictures
Don Wildman examines the harness used to rescue miners after a deadly mine collapse and the replica of a bomb used in a sinister bank robbery.
mysteries-at-the-museum-409-ss-002-new-york-transit-museumAt the New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn, a piece of early-1900s industrial machinery reminds visitors of a catastrophic disaster beneath the East River and the one sandhog who lived to tell the tale. 960 1280
mysteries-at-the-museum-409-ss-004-police-museum-laAt the Monroe Moosnick Museum at Transylvania University in Lexington, KY, a glass jar containing a strange substance is the only evidence of a freak meteorological event. 960 1280
mysteries-at-the-museum-409-ss-008-michigan-maritimeAt the Michigan Maritime Museum in South Haven, MI, a tattered, old, salmon-colored dress shirt is a poignant reminder of a mysterious and otherworldly aviation anomaly that still remains unanswered to this day. 960 1280
mysteries-at-the-museum-409-ss-009-flight-2501A fisherman found the shirt in Lake Michigan when a suitcase -- from an airplane that had disappeared over the lake -- got caught in his net. The area where the plane went down is now known as the "Michigan Triangle” due to the number of ships and planes that have crashed there. 960 1280
mysteries-at-the-museum-409-ss-012-salem-historic-societyAt the Salem Country Historical Society in Salem, NJ, is an antique wooden desk that was owned by a man embroiled in a centuries-old story of culinary daring. 960 1280
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