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Audenried Mine Explosion

Audenried, Carbon County, Pennsylvania
May 6, 1879
No. Killed - 6

1879 Pennsylvania Annual Report Narrative  (3.2 Mb)  PDF Format
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While the men were employed in brushing out the accumulations of gas, a blower ignited the gas, causing a terrific explosion.
The deceased:
  • William Smith
  • David R. Morgan
  • John Davis
  • William Watkins
  • Sam Lloyd
  • Richard Faull

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