Conyngham Colliery Disaster 1886

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Date: 26 Nov 1886 [unknown]
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvaniamap
Surnames/tags: Mine Disasters Pennsylvania Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 26 November 1886
  • Location: Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
  • Victims: 12
  • Cause: Gas explosion

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