Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

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100 years ago

April 24, 2014

Trinidad, Colo., April 21.- Thirty three dead, more than two-thirds of them women and children; a score missing and more than a score wounded, is the toll know tonight to have been taken by the fourteen-hour battle which raged Monday and last night with uninterrupted fury between state troops and striking coal miners in Ludlow district. The death list is growing hourly.

Ludlow camp is a mass of charred debris and buried beneath it is a story of horror unparallel in the history of industrial warfare. In the holes which have been dug for their protection against...



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