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Mine Disasters in the United States

Richardson Colliery Asphyxiations

Glen Carbon, Pennsylvania
October 23, 1891
No. Killed 7

Mine Explosion
Iola Register, Kansas
October 23, 1891

The Richardson Colliery victims were found in the mine at Glen Carbon, Pa., shortly before midnight, Wednesday.

The dead:
  • John Purcell
  • Joseph Shields
  • John Lawler
  • John Salmon
Three other victims had not been found.

Note: No further information was offered.

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