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Published by s.n. in [Mather, Pa.? .
Written in English



  • Mather (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Mather.,
  • Mather


  • Mine explosions -- Pennsylvania -- Mather.,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Pennsylvania -- Mather -- Accidents.,
  • Mather (Pa.) -- History.

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Edition Notes

From material published in the Brownsville telegraph, the Pittsburgh sun-telegraph, the Pittsburgh post-gazette and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania"s Report of the Dept. of Mines, 1827-1928.

Statementarranged by Tony Bubka.
LC ClassificationsTN311 .B83 1928
The Physical Object
Pagination98 p. :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1610483M
LC Control Number91149767

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The Mather Mine Disaster written by Tony Bubka archives some of the men who survived and the others who did not. One man died because he didn’t listen to his son’s weary feeling about the mine. With hope given at first that many of the men trapped by a gas explosion in the Mather mine in Greene county last Saturday might be saved, the immensity of the disaster has dawned by degrees. It is now indicated that it was one of the worst catastrophes of the kind, with its death list but to Mather, Pa., May -- With the faint hope that some life might still exist within the debris of the Mather mine of the Mather Collieries Company, hundreds of rescue workers sought today to learn the fate of at least victims in one of the most disastrous explosions in the history of Pennsylvania soft coal mining. This is a large format book compared to the smaller approx.6" x 5" books Mary has usually done as gift books. This one is almost 8 and 1/2" x 11 "It has a cloth cover with a glued on picture on the front, the spine and back are embossed with letters. It has pages with pictures and quotes.5/5(6).

Mather Colliery was a captive mine built in by Picklands, Mather & supply coal to their coke ovens in Toledo, Cleveland, and Canton, Ohio. The Mather coal mine closed in or On an explosion in the Mather mine killed miners, one of the worst coal mine . deposit. letter from state geologist status=mined out. deposit-- mather mine marks production of 50 millionth ton of iron. deposit. skillings mining review, v, no, , pp.1, And the explosion recalled the terrible disaster at Mather Mine-- only a few miles to the north in Greene County. The explosion fell on the 55 th anniversary of the worst mine disaster on record in the United States. That was at Monongah, W. Va., on Dec. 6, , when persons were killed.   There are some rare old pictures of the mine, town and nearby area, well worth a look at. Also reproduced there are the contents of the Mather Mining Disaster book by Tony Bupka, printed by the Brownsville Telegraph newspaper. This book is quite rare, in my years of collecting I have only ever found two copies of it for sale.

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