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  • Harwick Mine disaster - Wikipedia

    The Harwick Mine disaster was a mining accident on January 25, 1904 in Cheswick, Pennsylvania, some sixteen miles north of Pittsburgh in the western part of the state The blast killed an estimated 179 miners and 2 aid workers The disaster ranks among the ten worst coal mining disasters in American , Coal dust suspended in the air assisted the explosion in traveling throughout.

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  • Allegheny County, Pennsylvania: History Tornados, Blizzards ,

    Braddock, PA Carnegies Edgar Thompson Steel Works Explosion, Oct 1889 , Homestead, PA Coal Crusher Explosion, April 1913 (Source: GenDisasters)

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  • Inventory of American Labor Landmarks - Lattimer Massacre Project

    A total of seventy-five workers died in the explosion, making it the worst industrial , Grape Crusher Statue , Flanked by 2 bronze statues of coal miners, a granite spire marks the grave of , miners and their families were killed in their tent colony on April 20, 1914 , 1892 Homestead Strike Centennial, Homestead, Pa

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  • Finleyville, PA Mine Explosion, Apr 1913 | GenDisasters ,

    Finleyville, PA Mine Explosion, Apr 1913 , FINLEYVILLE, Pa, April 24 , it is feared that many of the dead are burled beneath these tons of coal and timbers

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  • Pennsylvania Mining Explosions and Accidents | GenDisasters ,

    Exeter, PA Coal Mine Explosion, Apr 1947 , Foustwell, PA Berwind-White Coal Mine Flood, Apr 1907 , Homestead, PA Coal Crusher Explosion, April 1913

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  • Cincinnati Mine, Courtney, Washington Co, PA, USA

    Return to the Main County Index for Southwestern Pennsylvania Coal Mines , [Disaster - on April 23, 1913 an explosion in the Cincinnati Mine killed 98 miners]

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  • Misc: Introduction: Pennsylvania Mine Accidents 1869-1916 ,

    In 1917, anthracite coal production peaked at over 100 million tons (4) , minor shifts in the earth's crust, tons of rock would suddenly fall, trapping or crushing the miners , April 23, 1913, Cincinnati Mine, Finleyville, PA, explosion, 98 killed

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  • Historical Coal Mine Disasters in the Anthracite Region

    District 1 - Coal Mine Safety and Health Fatality Information Historical Coal Mine Disasters in the Anthracite Region , August 14, 1871, Eagle Shaft, Pittston, PA, 17, Explosion October 2, 1871, Otto , 7, Fire April 6, 1885, Cuyler, Raven Run, PA, 10, Roof Fall , August 2, 1913, East Brookside, Tower City, PA, 20, Explosion

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