This mine has some great history, its been in use sense 1865!
Catch up to the other older scouts while i take this boy back!
I will just stay here, they will find me.
On a friday evening in 1989, Joshua and his father learn about the history of the mine, then they head into the mine a few minutes after the older scouts.
I know that place like the back of my hand, I can help them!
Josh's dad had to take a boy back so he old Josh to go with the other scouts. The older scouts in the mine thought it was too dark so they came out of the mine at 9:30, unfortunately they thought josh was behind them. But he had tripped on a rock
I'm so hungry and thirsty...
He isn't here, let's keep looking.
He got really deep into the cave, then he stopped by a ledge because he couldn't see. But luckily he had some licorice bites in his pockets to eat, unfortunately he ate them all, thats how hungry he was.
Josh! Is that you! We're coming!
You were in their for five days! Are you okay?!
A mine historian, John Skinner found out that a kid had got lost in one of the mines he knew a lot about, so he made a team, and a plan to save Josh.
Many of the searchers walked right past josh while he was sleeping, not knowing that he was right their above them. While that was happening John Skinner marked three areas where Josh would be
They had lost hope, they were about to search the last spot until they heard a faint "Help..." They had never looked up! So they went to were he was and found him, as soon as they got him out he was rushed to a hospital.