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Berwind-White Company
Berwind-White Mine No. 4 Explosives Detonation

Windber, Somerset County, Pennsylvania
July 16, 1902
No. Killed - 4



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4 More Miners Killed
Reading Eagle, Pennsylvania
July 16, 1902

Johnstown, Pa. -- A blast of dynamite caused an explosion in the No. 4 mine of the Berwind-White Company at Windber, Pa. killing 4 men and injuring many others.  The place of the accident is 4 miles from where the recent horror took place (Rolling Mill Mine Explosion).




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