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Mine Disasters in the United States


Lehigh Valley Coal Company
Dorrance Mine Explosion

Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
August 3, 1925
No. Killed 10

See also Dorrance Mine Explosion, October 7, 1895

Sources:
Titusville Herald, Aug. 4, 1925 (incorrect date indicated)
Titusville Herald, Aug. 5, 1925
Kokomo Tribune, Aug. 6, 1925
Syracuse Herald, Aug. 8, 1925


The deceased:
  • John Brsaunkus, 39
  • Joseph Dranst, 46
  • Mike Elick, 28
  • James Litner, 37
  • Andrew Pulacheck, 54
  • Frank Skebinskie, 42
  • Mike Steffon, 38
  • Vincas "William" Tomalinas, 52
  • Albert Zakofskie, 22
  • Mike Zakofskie, 42
Injured:
  • George Bozenky, 28
  • Anthony Digbannie, 25
  • Anthony Zakofskie, 44
Source: Pennsylvania Anthracite Mine Accidents, 1924-1932  PDF Format



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