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The Agrappe

The Agrappe

This pit was the deadliest of any in the Borain basin. On 17 April 1879, 121 workers lost their lives in a gas explosion. According to letters written by the father of the Denis family, Vincent Van Gogh provided aid and comfort to the catastrophe's most severely burned vicitms. The pit closed in 1922.

93 Rue Alfred Defuisseaux 7080 Frameries
Lat : 50.4081Lng : 3.89907
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