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Scranton, PA Jermyn Breaker Fire, May 1907

$15,000 Fire Loss.

Scranton, Pa., May 23.---The Jermyn breaker No. 2, of Old Forge, was destroyed by fire Wednesday. Four hundred men and boys were employed in and about the colliery. Loss $150,000.

Evening Telegram, Elyria, OH 23 May 1907



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