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Rolling Mill Mine Explosion

2021-1-1  Johnstown, Pa., Oct. 25. -- An explosion occurred in the Cambria Steel Company's coal mine here, in which seven men were killed and two severely injured. The management of the company says in an official statement: "By an explosion in the rolling mill mine of the Cambria Steel Co. seven men are dead and two are painfully but not fatally injured.

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Rolling Mill Mine Explosion - Johnstown, Pennsylvania

2021-1-1  Johnstown, July 11 -- The rolling mill mine has been worked for about fifty years. Five or six years ago the section where the disaster of yesterday occurred was opened. The miners fancifully called it the Klondike. It is said that for the past three years gas has been noticed in

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Rolling Mill Mine Disaster named Pa. historical marker

2021-3-10  JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Rolling Mill Mine Disaster in Johnstown has been approved as a historical marker. The explosion at the coal mine

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Rolling Mill Mine Disaster – Conservation Heritage

2021-3-16  The Rolling Mill Mine, located off Route 56 on the hillside next to the Johnstown Inclined Plane, covered the largest area in the nation worked by a single opening. In 1922, it covered 10 square miles and the farthest working face was 5 miles from the entrance. On July 10, 1902, approximately 11 a.m., a powerful gas explosion occurred in the Klondike section of the mine, ultimately claiming the

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Today in labor history: The Johnstown mine disaster

On July 10, 1902, a powerful explosion occurred in the Rolling Mill coal mine in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Most of the 112 miners who lost their lives in this disaster were immigrants from England,...

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Rolling Mill Mine Disaster of 10 Jul 1902, Johnstown,

Rolling Mill Mine Disaster of 10 Jul 1902, Johnstown, PA On July 10, 1902, an explosion snuffed out 112 lives in underground coal facilities of the Cambria Steel Co. Opened in 1856, the Rolling Mill Mine supplied coal to the steel plant along the banks of the Conemaugh River.

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Nellis No. 3 Mine Explosion Historical Marker

On Saturday, November 6, 1943, at 7:00 PM, an explosion occured at the American Rolling Mill Company’s No. 3 Nellis Mine. Nine men were killed instantly when a spark ignited methane in Section H, No. 38 Room. Two men survived the initial blast, but died hours later in a nearby hospital. This memorial is to honor their memory.

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Hollidaysburg, PA Rolling Mill Boiler Explosion, Jan

2021-2-21  1896. AN EXPLOSION. ROLLING MILL BOILER AT HOLLIDAYSBURG LETS GO. THREE MEN KILLED, FOUR FATALLY AND TWENTY OTHERS SERIOUSLY HURT. CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT A MYSTERY -- THE BOILER HAD BUT RECENTLY BEEN REPAIRED AND TESTED -- A PORTION OF THE ROLLING MILL COMPLETELY WRECKED. Hollidaysburg, Pa., Jan. 31.

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Historical Summary of Coal-Mine Explosions in the

The mine foreman was not competent, and the com-pany had not installed a fan as the State inspector had recommended. July 10, 1902; Rolling Mill Mine, Johnstown, Pa.; 112 Killed (From State inspector's report, 1902, pp. 52-72, 612-616) At 11: 30 a. m. the explosion in the Klondike section killed 112 persons, 7 by force or burns and the rest

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Underground Coal Mine Disasters 1900 - 2010: Events ...

2012-8-30  explosion, 99 miners were working underground; only 21 managed to escape. With no hope of finding survivors, the mine was sealed on November 30, 1968 (MSHA 1989). The mine was recovered and between September 1969 and April 1978, the bodies of 59 victims were removed. The mine was permanently sealed in November 1978, leaving 19 victims entombed.

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York, PA Rolling Mill Explosion, Aug 1908

2020-12-23  8 men killed and 20 injured by the explosion of a boiler in a rolling mill. heads and limbs torn off. bodies of victims frightfully mutilated -- thousands of dollars worth of property was wrecked by the explosion.

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Underground Coal Mine Disasters 1900 - 2010: Events ...

2012-8-30  1902 Rolling Mill Explosion 112 1903 Hanna No. 1 Explosion 169 1904 Harwick Explosion 117 1905 Virginia City Explosion 112 1907 Stuart Explosion 84 ... After the Mather mine explosion, there were no major mine disasters for 12 years, until 226 miners died in three major disasters between January and July 1940. Two other major disasters, in 1942 ...

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Hollidaysburg, PA Rolling Mill Boiler Explosion, Jan

2021-2-21  an explosion. rolling mill boiler at hollidaysburg lets go. three men killed, four fatally and twenty others seriously hurt. cause of the accident a mystery -- the boiler had but recently been repaired and tested -- a portion of the rolling mill completely wrecked. hollidaysburg, pa., jan. 31.

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Nellis No. 3 Mine Explosion Historical Marker

On Saturday, November 6, 1943, at 7:00 PM, an explosion occured at the American Rolling Mill Company’s No. 3 Nellis Mine. Nine men were killed instantly when a spark ignited methane in Section H, No. 38 Room. Two men survived the initial blast, but died hours later in a nearby hospital. This memorial is to honor their memory.

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Historical Summary of Coal-Mine Explosions in the

The mine foreman was not competent, and the com-pany had not installed a fan as the State inspector had recommended. July 10, 1902; Rolling Mill Mine, Johnstown, Pa.; 112 Killed (From State inspector's report, 1902, pp. 52-72, 612-616) At 11: 30 a. m. the explosion in the Klondike section killed 112 persons, 7 by force or burns and the rest

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Leechburg's former Siberian Iron Works 1 of 23 sites

2021-3-12  Rolling Mill Mine Disaster, Johnstown, Cambria County. Explosion at the bituminous coal mine owned by the Cambria Iron Co. in 1902. It is cited as one of several in the first decade of the 1900s ...

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MANY WORKMEN CRUSHED; Three Men Killed and

2021-2-8  A ROLLING MILL BOILER EXPLODES The Town Shaken by the Force of the Explosion -- Men in a Pennsylvania Mine Badly Burned by Gas. Jan. 31, 1896.

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History of Coal in Cambria County - Johnstown Area ...

On July 10, 1902, the Rolling Mill Mine became the site of one of the deadliest accidents in U.S. mining history, when an explosion and resulting toxic gases killed 112 miners, mostly recent immigrants from Southern and Eastern Europe. By the time the Rolling Mill Mine closed in 1931, it had yielded nearly 22.4 million tons of coal.

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WV Mine Disasters 1884 to Present WV Office of

Note: From 1884 to 1961, accidents fatally injuring five or more employees were classed as disasters.From 1961 to date, accidents fatally injuring three or more employees are classed as disasters. *December 14, 1906 – This explosion killed 4 employees and 2 individuals on the surface near the mine.

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Coal-Mine Fatalities in the United States, 1929 - Page

Report compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Mines including statistics on fatalities in coal mines located in the United States as well as data regarding the various operations (e.g., number of miners employed and average production). The information is organized into tables for comparison and the text draws some overall conclusions in the summary.

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Leechburg's former Siberian Iron Works 1 of 23 sites

2021-3-12  Rolling Mill Mine Disaster, Johnstown, Cambria County. Explosion at the bituminous coal mine owned by the Cambria Iron Co. in 1902. It is cited as one of several in the first decade of the 1900s ...

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MANY WORKMEN CRUSHED; Three Men Killed and

2021-2-8  A ROLLING MILL BOILER EXPLODES The Town Shaken by the Force of the Explosion -- Men in a Pennsylvania Mine Badly Burned by Gas. Jan. 31, 1896.

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA - 1906 - Seven Dead,

Johnstown, Pa., Oct. 25. - An explosion occurred in the Cambria Steel Co.'s coal mine here, in which seven men were killed and two severely injured. The management of the company says in an official statement: "By an explosion in the rolling mill mine of the Cambria Steel Co. seven men are dead and two are painfully but not fatally injured.

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Here are the greatest disasters in Pennsylvania history ...

2019-9-26  1902: Rolling Mill Mine Disaster Firedamp was also the likely cause of an explosion in the Rolling Mill mine in Johnstown that killed 112 miners on July 10, 1902. Miners working in the Klondike ...

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ExplorePAHistory - Stories from PA History

An explosion at Cambria's Rolling Mill Mine claimed the lives of 112 miners,... Operators steadily adopted machinery to boost miners' productivity, replace workers, and cut labor costs. Mechanization also decreased the need for skilled miners, thus diminishing the control and autonomy that skilled miners had enjoyed in the work place.

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Coal and Steel Working Conditions Gallery Images ...

2016-10-19  In 1902, an explosion at the Rolling Mill Mine killed more than 100 miners. This horse-drawn ambulance was on its way to the explosion at the Rolling Mill Mine. Miners started to wear hard hats to protect them from roof falls. Another hard hat.

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WV Mine Disasters 1884 to Present WV Office of

Note: From 1884 to 1961, accidents fatally injuring five or more employees were classed as disasters.From 1961 to date, accidents fatally injuring three or more employees are classed as disasters. *December 14, 1906 – This explosion killed 4 employees and 2 individuals on the surface near the mine.

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Coal Mine Disasters - Specific Month Report

2020-12-18  7/24/1876 CA Mine Fire Black Diamond Mine Nortonville, CA 8 7/11/1877 OH Suffocation Brookfield Brooksfield, OH 7 7/23/1892 PA Explosion York Farm Pottsville, PA 15 7/17/1894 PA Explosion East Sugar Loaf Stockton, PA 8 7/24/1899 PA Explosion Grindstone Grindstone, PA 5 7/10/1902 PA Explosion Rolling Mill Johnstown, PA 112

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Pennsylvania Annual Report of Mines by Year: 1870

2021-3-29  Published since the 1870s this report contains production statistics, mine names, locations, owner information, and accident statistics. Prior to the mid-1880s the reports for anthracite and bituminous coal were produced by separate agencies; therefore early reports for bituminous coal are available as part III "Industrial Statistics" of the Annual Report of the Bureau of

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History of the steel industry (1850–1970) - Wikipedia

2021-3-14  The history of the modern steel industry began in the late 1850s; steel has become a staple of the world's industrial economy. This article is intended only to address the business, economic and social dimensions of the industry, since the bulk production of steel began as a result of Henry Bessemer's development of the Bessemer converter, in 1857.. Previously, steel was very expensive to ...

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