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Northwestern Mining Company
Kramer Mine Explosions

DuBois, Pennsylvania
March 28, 1937
No. Killed - 9



Rescuer Deaths

A spark from a locomotive ignited a body of methane in the first explosion, a fire ignited the 2nd.  Two were killed in the first explosion and 7 were killed in the second explosion.  The others died in an effort to rescue their fellow man, when a second explosion of gas took place.

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