Orenda Mine Disaster 1915

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Date: 31 Aug 1915
Location: Boswell, Somerset County, Pennsylvaniamap
Surnames/tags: Mine Disaster Pennsylvania Disasters
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 31 Aug 1915
  • Location: Boswell, Somerset County, Pennsylvania
  • Cause: Explosion
  • Victims: 19 deaths


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