Information

The May 2, 1972 Sunshine Mine Fire was the worst mining disaster in recent history. A fire of unknown origin began and 83 miners were successfully evacuated while 91 died. This monument to those miners, a twelve-foot-tall sculpture of a miner raising his drill, is surrounded by plaques listing the names of the miners involved in the accident.

Location

Northern Idaho, E. of Coeur d'Alene

Directions

Interstate 90, exit 50, follow Hill St. under the Interstate to the 4-way stop at Cameron Ave., turn right. Continue east parallel to interstate. Memorial is 4 miles past the Miner's Hat bldg.

Nearest City

Kellogg

Street Address

10 E Station
Kellogg ID, 83837

Mailing Address

10 E Station
Kellogg ID, 83837

Attraction Type(s)

Seasons

All Year

Fees

Free


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