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Mine Disasters in the United States


George H. Yoxtheimer, Owner
Anita Mine Explosion

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania
September 5, 1947
No. Killed 4



Four men were fatally injured in an open-cut gasoline explosion accident.
  • Henry W. Depp, mechanic, age 30, died on September 7
  • Gusta A. Miller, mechanic, age 39, died on September 8
  • Harold Murray, maintenanceman, age 30, died on September 10
  • Lloyd Brosious, mechanic, age 36, died on September 16




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