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Rush Run Slope Explosion

Nesquehoning, Carbon County, Pennsylvania
April 12, 1876
No. Killed - 4

1876 Pennsylvania Annual Report Narrative  (1.1 Mb)  PDF Format
The deceased:
  • Thomas Sheilds,56
  • Hugh Gaffield, 38
  • Charles Collans, 22
  • Thomas M'Govern, 27

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