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Mahanoy City, PA Morea Mine Cave In, Aug 1915

MAHANOY CITY.---Running from his chamber at the Morea Mine to evade being caught under collapsing timber, Mike Setan, aged 40, a laborer, was crushed to death under a falling pillar of coal yesterday.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 26 Aug 1915



article | by Dr. Radut