Lancashire No. 18 Mine Disaster 1924

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Date: 26 Jan 1924
Location: Shankstown, Somerset County, Pennsylvaniamap
Surnames/tags: Mine Disasters Pennsylvania Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 26 Jan 1924
  • Location: Shankstown, Somerset County, Pennsylvania
  • Victims: 36 killed
  • Cause: Explosion


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