Near Helper in Carbon County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Willow Creek Mine Explosion
In Loving Memory
Erected 2010 by E. Clampus Vitus, Matt Warner Chapter 1900.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 31, 2000.
Location. 39° 43.909′ N, 110° 52.222′ W. Marker is near Helper, Utah, in Carbon County. Marker is on U.S. 6, half a mile north of U.S. 191, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Helper UT 84526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carbon Plant (a few steps from this marker); Castle Gate Mine Disaster (a few steps from this marker); Utah's Coal Industry (within shouting distance of this marker); Pleasant Valley Coal Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Rainbow Inn (approx. 2.8 miles away); Helper Civic Auditorium (approx. 3.2 miles away); Helper Main Post Office (approx. 3.2 miles away); Helper City Hall (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Helper.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 500 times since then and 207 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.