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Eddy Creek Mine Explosives Detonation

Olyphant, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
November 3, 1922
No. Killed - 6

See also: Eddy Creek Mine Roof Fall, Apr. 18, 1896
Cause of accident: Premature blast at the face of the rock slope.

  • George Bingham, 39
  • John Crane, 50
  • Andrew Cunningham, 35
  • George Gumuulka, 52
  • Anthony Moran, 34
  • William Murray, 24
  • Anthony Ford, 26
  • John McLaughlin, 38

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