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Denkmal für die Opfer des Grubenunglücks 1907

Memorial to the Victims of the Mining Accident 1907

On 28 January 1907, a firedamp explosion followed by a pulverized coal blast took place at the Reden mine, killing at least 149 miners. The cause of this disaster remained unknown.
artist unknown
c. 1910?

Landsweiler-Reden /  Denkmal für die Opfer des Grubenunglücks 1907   Landsweiler-Reden /  Denkmal für die Opfer des Grubenunglücks 1907

Description

Monument with a relief depicting a miner standing in a tunnel in front of a coal-filled lore and a child in front of a grave stone with the hopeful message "Durch Todesnacht bricht ewige Morgenröte" (The Eternal Dawn breaks the Death's Night). To the left and the right the names of the 150 casualties.
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Inscription(s)

Den 150 braven Knappen, am 28. Januar 1907 auf dem
Felde der Arbeit gefallen, zum ehrenden Angedenken

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Location (N 49°20'56" - E 7°6'42")

Item Code: desl047; Photograph: 30 May 2019
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