Floyd Collins

Floyd Collins -- Full Name: William Floyd Collins (July 1887 – c. February was a celebrated pioneer cave explorer in central Kentucky. Collins discovered Crystal Cave and died after being trapped in a sand cave. Born in Aburn, KY

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Ghosts in Mammoth Cave

The main entrance to Floyd Collins Crystal Cave, which is now closed off to the public. It has a steel door secure with a lock. There is a hole in the door which you can feel the cold air through. Pretty cool! ~Floyd Collins~ ~Mammoth Cave KY~ ~Floyd Collins Crystal Cave~

The main entrance to Floyd Collins Crystal Cave, which is now closed off to the public. It has a steel door secure with a lock. There is a hole in the door which you can feel the cold air through. Pretty cool! ~Floyd Collins~ ~Mammoth Cave KY~ ~Floyd Collins Crystal Cave~

This is Floyd Collins home in Mammoth Cave National Park, KY. Collins was the famous cave explore of the early 19th century. ~Floyd Collins~ ~Mammoth Cave KY~  ~abandoned~

This is Floyd Collins home in Mammoth Cave National Park, KY. Collins was the famous cave explore of the early century.

Floyd Collins

The true story of Floyd Collins, a Kentucky man who was trapped in Mammoth Cave and later died there.

Floyd Collins trapped in Sand Cave, Ky Jan. 30, 1925

Floyd Collins trapped in Sand Cave, Ky Jan. 1925 Outside the entrance of the sandstone cave where Collins was trapped.

Floyd Collins Crystal Cave

The Corpse of a Cave Explorer That Became a Tourist Attraction

31 Days of Halloween: Day 12 - The Corpse of a Cave Explorer That Became a Tourist Attraction

Floyd Collins ticket office. ~Floyd Collins~ ~ticket office~ ~Mammoth Cave KY~ ~abandoned~

Floyd Collins ticket office. ~Floyd Collins~ ~ticket office~ ~Mammoth Cave KY~ ~abandoned~

Floyd Collins, discoverer of Crystal Cave. Died two weeks after being trapped in Sand Cave.

Floyd Collins, discoverer of Crystal Cave. Died two weeks after being trapped in Sand Cave.

Floyd Collins showing off fossils and bones found while caving.

Floyd Collins showing off fossils and bones found while caving.

Mammoth Cave, Kentucky: One of the most famous ghosts, said to be heard and felt in the passages where he died, is that of Floyd Collins, a former owner of the area.

Mammoth Cave, Kentucky: One of the most famous ghosts, said to be heard and felt in the passages where he died, is that of Floyd Collins, a former owner of the area.

Floyd Collins - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Floyd Collins - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Diagram published showing how Collins had been trapped in the cave.

Floyd Collins, who died a slow and claustrophobic death.

Floyd Collins Crystal Cave

The Corpse of a Cave Explorer That Became a Tourist Attraction

Floyd Collins Crystal Cave

Caver Floyd Collins was trapped in Sand Cave by a boulder on February 1, 1925. Despite a large rescue effort, he died two weeks later.

Caver Floyd Collins was trapped in Sand Cave by a boulder on February Despite a large rescue effort, he died two weeks later.

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