Gravestone of Francis Williams, Tilt Cove.
Gravestone of the late Francis Williams, manager of the Tilt Cove mine, and his son,
who were killed in an avalanche in the community in March 1912. Discovery of the
gravestone in the Tilt Cove cemetery by David Liverman was the impetus for further
research on avalanches in Newfoundland
Image reproduced by permission of the Government of Newfoundland and
Labrador © 1992.
Text reproduced by permission of M. Batterson, D.G.E.
Liverman, J. Ryan and D. Taylor, The Assessment of Geological Hazards
and Disasters in Newfoundland: An Update. (St. John's: Government of
Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Mines and Energy, Geological
Survey, © 1999) 108.