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Mining disaster in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, 1857, zoomable map
"Nine men are killed, and five are injured, at Harper's Mines, Pottsville, Pa., by the falling of black damp."
Source Citation: 
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1859 (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1859), 371.


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