The Knox Mine disaster was a mining accident on January 22, 1959, that is
widely credited with single-handedly killing the mining industry in the Northern ...
Knox Mine Disaster - The End of Anthracite.
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After 110 men died in the deadly marker Avondale Mine Disaster in 1870, the
state of Pennsylvania began to impose safety regulations on mining operators.
At around 11:30 AM on January 22, 1959 the Susquehanna river broke
throughout the thin rock roof of the River Slope Mine, Knox Coal Company. The
hole was ...
Memorial to the victims of the Knox Mine Disaster. David Brocca. Near the
entrance of the River Slope Mine this stone commemorates the twelve miners
Jan 20, 2012 ... This is the story of anthracite, the men who mined it, a community that depended
on it, and the disaster that ended it. At the direction of the Knox ...
The Major Mine Disaster - Knox Coal Company - January 22, 1959. Page
contents 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 · <next page>. Appendix A B
C D E.
Feb 9, 2012 ... Anthracite was “discovered” in America by Connecticut settlers in what is today
known as the Wyoming Valley of PA. Depending on who is ...