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Biwabik, MN Fell into Excavation, Mar 1907

FALLS IN EXCAVATION; TWO RIBS FRACTURED

[Range Bureau of the News Tribune.]

BIWABIK, March 15.---An unidentified man, employed at the Hector mine near here, while on his way home tonight fell into an excavation that had been made for a cellar and was seriously hurt. He fell upon a rock on the bottom, and fractured two ribs on his left side. Workmen who were with him, removed the injured man from the excavation and conveyed him to his boarding place.

The Duluth News Tribune, Duluth, MN 16 Mar 1907



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