Mine accident Non Fatal 9th District-- Luzerne

Accident Date Name Nationality Occupation Age Married/Single Name of Colliery County Nature & Cause of Accident in Brief
Jan-03 Stanley Sultz Polish Miner 36 M Parrish Luzerne Hands and face burned by explosion of gas at face.
Jan-04 Peter Blascak Polish Laborer 39 M Plymouth #3 "" Leg fractured by being struck by empty car at face.
Jan-10 John Krinchus Polish Laborer 22 S Kingston #2 "" Leg fractured by fall of coal at face.
Jan-18 Joseph Corimff ???? American Driver 20 S Nottingham "" Kicked in abdomen by a muel he was driving on gangway.
Jan-27 John Mason American Miner 34 M Kingston #2 "" Injured internally by fall of top coal at face while setting a prop
Feb-09 Benjamin Pierce Welsh Oiler 21 S Lance #11 "" Compound fracture of arm by being caught by a line of shafting. Outside.
Feb-23 George Asadorky Lithuanian Miner 45 M Kingston #2 "" Leg fractured by fall of rock at face.
Mar-20 James Raiter American Runner 24 S Plymouth #5 "" Leg fractured by being struck by a piece of board at face.
Mar-22 Jonah Davis Welsh Company Man 31 S Nottingham "" Leg fractured by being struck by a pole while side-hitching trip on gangway.
Mar-23 Joseph Bugrofski Polish Miner 24 M Lance #11 "" Leg fractured by fall of coal at face while barring out loose coal
Mar-28 Frank Bakran Lithuanian Miner 52 M Nottingham "" Hands and face burned by explosion of gas at face.
Apr-05 Adam Crethills Lithuanian Laborer 27 S Lance #11 "" Hands and face burned by explosion of gas at face.
Apr-13 Charles Brodofski Lithuanian Miner 39 S Parrish "" Neck, hands and face burned by explosion of gas af face.
May-05 Alexander Sockoloski Polish Miner 42 M Nottingham "" Leg fractured by a piece of coal that rolled against him at face
May-13 Frank Nareski Polish Miner 24 M Plymouth #2 "" Foot fractured by fall of rock at face.
May-15 Harry Obitz American Footman 26 M Kingston #2 "" Arm fractured by piece of coal that fell down shaft.
May-27 John Lloyd Welsh Company Man 24 S Nottingham "" Leg fractured by being struck by a prop that was disloged by a car on gangway.
Jun-01 Nicholas Katrinez Greek Miner 40 M Lance #11 "" Nose fractured by being struck by flying coal from premature blast at face.
Jun-06 Worrell Roberts American Driver Boss 59 M Nottingham "" Pelvis fractured by being struck by a derailed car on slope.
Jul-11 Robert Smith American Driver 17 S Plymouth #5 "" Ankle fractured by being squeezed between empty cars on gangway.
Aug-05 Patrick Harren Irish Headman 27 S Plymouth #3 "" Leg fractured by being caught by derailed loaded trip of cars on gangway.
Sep-01 Henry Evans American Carpenter 25 M Plymouth #5 "" Leg fractured by being struck by steel bar. Outside.
Sep-19 Thomas Gressie Italian Miner 35 S Parrish " Body injured and hand blown off while tamping dynamite at face
  Edward Gressie Italian Laborer 33 S "" " Body lacerated while assisting tamping dynamite hole at face.
Sep-23 John McDonough Irish Miner 43 M Woodward "" Ribs fracutred and body lacerated by being struck by flying coal from premature blast at face.
  Martia Gushak Polish Laborer 30 M Plymouth #5 "" Ribs fractured and body bruised by fall of roof while pushing coal down the shute in chamber.
Sep-29 John Remack Lithuanian Miner 26 S Woodward "" Body lacerated by being struck flying coal from premature blast at face.
Oct-02 James Brennan Irish Miner 41 M Woodward "" Collar bone fractured by being struck by flying coal from delayed blast at face.
Oct-07 Rinaldo Mazzanti Italian Miner 31 M Hillside "' Jaw fractured by fall of slate at face.
Oct-09 William Walchefsky Polish Laborer 26 S Kingston #2 "" Leg fractured by fall of coal at face while barring out a shot.
Oct-11 Andrew Vanzdure Slovanian Miner 39 M Plymouth #2 "" Face and armsburned by explosion of gas. He entered face against orders.
  George Freeman American Doorboy 16 S Nottingham "" Ribs fractured by being caught between car and door frame when jumping on car on airway.
Oct-12 James Rowlands American Slopeman 22 S Plymouth #5 "" Hand crushed by car while adjusting latches on gangway.
Oct-27 Benjamin Rasamovicz Lithuanian Laborer 26 S Dodson "" Ankle fractured by a piece of coal striking his leg at face.
Nov-07 Costie Cristo Polish Miner 33 M Parrish "" Hands and face burned by explosion of gas. They neglected
  Joseph Ezenski Polish Miner 36 M "" "" to repair brattice at face.
Nov-09 Ignatz Lubulski Lithuanian Laborer 30 M Lance #11 "" Injured internally by being struck by overturned car on gangway
Nov-15 Stephen Ward American Tracklayer 56 M Nottingham "" Eyesight destroyed by piece of steel that struck him while cutting rail on gangway.
Nov-21 Charles Jago Polish Miner 39 M Nottingham "' Collarbone fractured by fall of top coal at face.
Dec-01 Stanley Yawoiski Polish Driver 18 S Nottingham "" Hips injured by being squeezed between cars and fall of rock on gangway.
Dec-06 John Nafus Irish Driver 21 S Parrish "" Knee dislocated by being squeezed between cars on gangway
Dec-07 Michael Panko Russian Laborer 25 S Kingston #2 "" Pelvis fractured by fall of coal at face.
  Bromstaw Marcinkowl Polish Laborer 28 M Plymouth #3 "" Leg fractured. He slipped on rail and fell while playing on gangway
Dec-09 John Barton Irish Runner 21 S Parrish "" Injured internally by being run over by trip of cars on slope.
Dec-15 William Allabaugh American Barn Boss 59 M Plymouth #5 "" Ankle fractured by wire rope while crossing plane.
Dec-25 Emory Drum american Engineer 42 M Plymouth #2 "" Hand mangled and 4 fingers severed by engine rod while repairing engine. Outside.
This information was donated by Rosanne Gemzik
This information was typed by Bob

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