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Lehigh and Wilkes Barre Coal Company
Audenried Mine Explosion

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

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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.




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