Parrish Coal Company
Parrish No. 9 Colliery Explosives Detonation
January 9, 1912
No. Killed - 6
Laborers were Timbering Shaft When Fatal Accident Happened
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland
January 11, 1912
Walkes-Barre, Pa., Jan. 11. -- Six men were killed and two probably fatally injured last night by an explosion of dynamite in the Parrish colliery at Plymouth, near here.
The dead are:
Anthony Cohelis, all of Plymouth.
Anthony Lukwitz and Edward Deynon were so badly burned that it is feared they cannot recover.
The men, all laborers, were engaged in timbering in No. 9 slope of the Parrish colliery, belonging to the Parrish Coal Company, when the explosion occurred. The cause of the explosion is not known.