Taking time to remember...
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I would like to say thank you to the general manager for Intrepid Potash’s Moab Mine and the employees who work there. They had only recently heard of the disaster that took place there 50 years ago. They welcomed many people from near and far (we came from Ontario, Canada) to the mine on our day of remembrance.

They took the time to explain how the mine runs today and the proud safety record that they now have. They arranged for a chaplain and stood with us for a moment of silence at 4:40 p.m. that day. They had potash ore available to us to take as a reminder of our visit and what our loved ones had died mining for.

They even promised to build a memorial with the names of the 18 men who died. We are so grateful for their compassion and hospitality. Moab is certainly a city we will visit again.

—Joe LeBlanc

Ontario, Canada

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