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Bethlehem Mines Corporation
Cokeburg No. 53 Mine Explosion

Cokeburg, Pennsylvania
April 2, 1927
No. Killed 6



From the Google News Archives:  External Link
(news links open in a separate window) Cause of Explosion: Shooting an unconfined shot of dynamite -- ignited coal dust.



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