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Mount Jessup No. 1 Mine Roof Fall Disaster

Jessup, Pennsylvania
December 8, 1923
No. Killed 5



The cave-in occurred on Saturday afternoon in what is known as the Grassy vein of No. 1 mine where 30 men were robbing pillars.  Four men working in another section, and the mine foreman who tried to warn them, were trapped inside the mine.



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