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Rolling Mill Mine Disaster - Conservation Heritage

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

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Today in labor history: The Johnstown mine disaster

Jul 10, 2012  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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1902 Rolling Mill Mine disaster... - RareNewspapers

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 10, 1902 * Rolling Mill Coal Mine explosion * Johnstown, Pennsylvania disaster The front page has a two column heading: "SEVENTY-FIVE MINERS KILLED" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era.

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Rolling Mill Mine Disaster named Pa. historical marker

Mar 10, 2021  JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Rolling Mill Mine Disaster in Johnstown has been approved as a historical marker. The explosion at the coal mine owned by Cambria Iron in 1902 has been cited as one ...

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Historical marker OK’d for Johnstown mine disaster site ...

Mar 11, 2021  Photo shows an air shaft of the Rolling Mill Mine. It is located on the Sculpture Trail behind the Incline Plane. The mine had an explosion in 1902 where 112 miners were killed.

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

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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Laurel Highlands Haunts Tragedy spawns eerie stories of ...

Oct 28, 2017  The aftermath of the July 10, 1902 explosion at the Rolling Mill Mine in Johnstown that killed 112 miners is shown. A gate with barsblocks the entranceway to the former Rolling Mill Mine

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PA-Cambria County - 1902-Jul14-Total Number 114

Johnstown, Pa., July 13 - After a consultation this evening with the State Mine Inspectors summoned here to make a thorough inspection of the Rolling Hill mine of the Cambria Steel Company today, James E. Roderick, chief of the State Bureau of Mining Inspection, dictated a notice to General Manager Price, of the Cambria company, granting formal ...

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Remembering Bethlehem Mines Facebook

1902 - The Johnstown Rolling Mill Mine Explosion - The Mine Entrance The Rolling Mill Mine was a drift portal coal mine in operation in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, operating from approximately 1856 until 1931. It was originally owned by the Cambria Iron Company and was developed in the Westmont hillside across the Conemaugh River ...

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WV Mine Disasters 1884 to Present WV Office of Miners ...

Jan 29, 2021  EXPLOSION. 29. 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. Last revised: 03/28/16 02:05 PM.

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Here are the greatest disasters in Pennsylvania history ...

Oct 08, 2018  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

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Johnstown, PA Mine Catastrophe, Jul 1902 GenDisasters ...

Johnstown, Pa., July 11 – Just as day broke through the pall of fog this morning the grim details of the awful disaster at the rolling mill mine of the Cambria Steel Company dawned with renewed force on the thousands waiting for authentic news as to the extent of the explosion.

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ROLLING MILL MINE Johnstown PA Pennsylvania Coal EXPLOSION ...

The mine was re-opened on Monday, July 14, but the disaster devastated the immigrant community in Johnstown and provoked calls for investigations and greater safety measures from public officials and even foreign governments. The Rolling Mill Mine Disaster still ranks as one of the most deadly mining accidents in the history of the United States.

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ROLLING MILL MINING DISASTER - angelfire

ROLLING MILL MINING DISASTER. At 11:20 A.M. on July 10, 1902, an explosion ripped through the Klondike District (Note 1) of the Rolling Mill Mine in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. 114 men, most of whom were Polish, Slovak, and Croatian immigrants, lost their lives in the explosion and deadly afterdamp (Note 2) which followed.

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Nellis No. 3 Mine Explosion Historical Marker

Jul 13, 2019  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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York, PA Rolling Mill Explosion, Aug 1908 GenDisasters ...

BODIES OF VICTIMS FRIGHTFULLY MUTILATED -- THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF PROPERTY WAS WRECKED BY THE EXPLOSION. York, Pa., August 10 -- Eight men were killed, nearly a score more or less seriously injured and thousands of dollars worth of property damaged by the explosion of a boiler in the York rolling mill late this afternoon. The dead:

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ROLLING MILL MINING DISASTER - angelfire

ROLLING MILL MINING DISASTER. At 11:20 A.M. on July 10, 1902, an explosion ripped through the Klondike District (Note 1) of the Rolling Mill Mine in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. 114 men, most of whom were Polish, Slovak, and Croatian immigrants, lost their lives in the explosion and deadly afterdamp (Note 2) which followed.

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July Mine Disasters/Rescues - Cornett's Corner

Jul 01, 2021  1902 — Rolling Mill Mine Explosion, Johnstown, Pennsylvania — Mine foreman, Harry Rodgers; assistant mine foreman, William Blanchard; and fire bosses, John Whitney and John Thomas were overcome by the afterdamp while attempting to rescue other miners.

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How Johnstown Made its Living, Part 2- Making a Living ...

Just two years later in 1902 an explosion killed 112 miners at the Rolling Mill Mine. Industries fuel each other Railroads, steel, and coal came together at just the right time for Johnstown and the rest of Pennsylvania in the late 1800s.

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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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Articles on West Virginia Coal Mine Disasters

AMERICAN ROLLING MILL/NELLIS NO. 3 November 8, 1943 "Eleven Dead from Nellis Mine Explosion," Coal Valley News, 11-11-1943 ... "Mine explosion remembered for prompting '69 safety act," Parkersburg News, 12-20-1996 "30 years after Farmington mine disaster," Charleston Gazette, 11

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GC1Q0W0 JAHA - Rolling Mill Mine (Traditional Cache) in ...

JAHA - Rolling Mill Mine (GC1Q0W0) was created by Grayfinders2 on 4/13/2009. It's a Micro size geocache, with difficulty of 5, terrain of 2. It's located in Pennsylvania, United States. Although known more for flooding disasters, Johnstown was also the site

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Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1932 - Page 74 ...

Report compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Mines including statistics on fatal and non-fatal accidents 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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The Wilmore, Pennsylvania Neighborhood - Posts Facebook

1902 - The Johnstown Rolling Mill Mine Explosion - The Mine Entrance The Rolling Mill Mine was a drift portal coal mine in operation in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, operating from approximately 1856 until 1931. It was originally owned by the Cambria Iron Company and was developed in the Westmont hillside across the Conemaugh River ...

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Pennsylvania Annual Report of Mines by Year: 1870-1979 ...

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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Rolling Mill Mine — Wikipedia Republished // WIKI 2

The Rolling Mill Mine was a drift portal coal mine in operation in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, operating from approximately 1856 until 1931. It was originally owned by the Cambria Iron Company and was developed in the Westmont hillside across the Conemaugh River from the company's rolling mill. Its portal was near the confluence of the Stonycreek River and Little Conemaugh River ...

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Johnstown, PA Haunted Locations - WalterHutskyJr

Apr 06, 2018  The Rolling Mill Mine is former mine site were a tragic gas explosion in 1902 killed 112 miners. People have claimed to see apparitions of phantom miners walking the James Wolfe Sculpture trail that leads up to the mine entrance. Check out the Other Investigations section of our website for detailed information and pictures of the mine.

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Wikizero - Rolling Mill Mine

The Rolling Mill Mine was a drift portal coal mine in operation in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, operating from approximately 1856 until 1931.It was originally owned by the Cambria Iron Company and was developed in the Westmont hillside across the Conemaugh River from the company's rolling mill. Its portal was near the confluence of the Stonycreek River and Little Conemaugh River.

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Nellis No. 3 Mine Explosion Historical Marker

Jul 13, 2019  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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TWO HUNDRED MEHNTOMBED Appalling Disaster in a Coal Mine

Two hundred coal miners were entombed by an explosion in the Cambria Steel company's rolling mill mine, whose main shaft opens within the limits of this city and 125 are probably dead. The mine Ip one of the largest in tha country and today 600 men were at work there.

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NOV. 8, 1943- AMERICAN ROLLING- NELLIS NO. 3 – Wolford ...

AMERICAN ROLLING MILL/NELLIS NO. 3 November 8, 1943 “Eleven Dead from Nellis Mine Explosion,” Coal Valley News, 11-11-1943 “Violation of Safety Rule Saved 11 Miners at Nellis,” Charleston Gazette, 11-11-1943

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Dark Matters Mysteries in Western Pennsylvania ,Ohio ,W ...

But one disaster is little remembered and thats the Rolling Mill mine disaster which happened over 100 years ago. As you drive down Pa 56 into Johnstown you see the magnificent Inclined Plane which rescued towns people during the floods but almost right beside it a disastrous coal mine explosion in the Rolling Mill Mine which took 112 men and ...

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA - 1906 - Seven Dead, Two ...

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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How Johnstown Made its Living, Part 2- Making a Living ...

Just two years later in 1902 an explosion killed 112 miners at the Rolling Mill Mine. Industries fuel each other Railroads, steel, and coal came together at just the right time for Johnstown and the rest of Pennsylvania in the late 1800s.

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Leechburg's former Siberian Iron Works 1 of 23 sites in Pa ...

Mar 12, 2021  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

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Pennsylvania Annual Report of Mines by Year: 1870-1979 ...

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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GC1Q0W0 JAHA - Rolling Mill Mine (Traditional Cache) in ...

JAHA - Rolling Mill Mine (GC1Q0W0) was created by Grayfinders2 on 4/13/2009. It's a Micro size geocache, with difficulty of 5, terrain of 2. It's located in Pennsylvania, United States. Although known more for flooding disasters, Johnstown was also the site

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Coal mine accidents in Pa. have killed hundreds of miners ...

Jul 31, 2018  July 10, 1902 Rolling Mill, Johnstown, Cambria County. Firedamp led to an explosion that killed 112 miners. Only seven miners were killed by the explosion, the rest died from the afterdamp -

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Department of Mines Coal Mine Fire and Disaster Reports

Olga Coal Company, No. 1 Mine, Coalwood, explosion, September 11, 1960 3. Omar Mine No. 5, map showing fatal accident to Ora Neace and Walker Crum, May 29, 1961

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Approved Markers - Pennsylvania Historical Museum

Rolling Mill Mine Disaster: Johnstown: Cambria: 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 – the deadliest in the history of US mining – that contributed to the establishment of the Pennsylvania Department of Mines. The 112 miners who died were ...

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Genealogy Trails Northumberland County Pennsylvania News ...

Boiler Explosion. La Grande Evening Observer (La Grande, OR) ndash; Monday, February 3, 1908: Contributed by Jim Dezotell Sunbury, Pa., Feb. 3 ndash; Seven were killed and six injured in a boiler explosion in the rolling mill of Van Allen Company at Northumberland today. Love Message In Bottle

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Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, 1964

THE JOHNSTOWN TRIBUNE-DEMOCRAT JOHNSTOWN, PA 1964. 10 Jul 1964 Submitted by Lynne Canterbury. MINE BLAST HERE 1902 TRAGEDY CLAIMED 113 "An explosion of gas in the Rolling Mill Mine just before noon to-day entombed from 75 to 100 men, and the mine foreman and four assistants who went to investigate the result of the accident lost their lives in the attempt to reach the

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