Roslyn No. 1 Mine Disaster 1892

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Date: 10 May 1892
Location: Roslyn, Kittitas County, Washingtonmap
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History and Circumstances

  • Date: 10 May 1892
  • Location: Roslyn, Washington
  • Victims: 45 deaths, # injuries
  • Cause: Explosion (Coal mine)

Mine History

Mine Disaster Circumstances

Results and Findings

In Memorium

See the category for a list of the men that died, or were injured, in the coal mine explosion.

Men That Died

Name Sourced Bio Connected Category
Joseph Bennett
Dominio Bianco
John Bowen
Thomas Brennan
George Brooks
Joseph Browitt
Henry Campbell
Tobias Cooper
Joseph Cusworth, Jr.
Joseph Cusworth, Sr.
Herman Daister
Phillip D. Davis
Andrew Erlandson
George Forsythe
Richard Forsythe
John Foster
Scott Giles
Robert Graham
William Hague
Mitchell Hale
Frank Haney
John Hodgson
Thomas Holmes
James Huston
Elisha Jackson
John Lafferty
J. D. Lewis
Preston Loving
John Mattias
Daniel McLellan
James Morgan
George Moses
Benjamin Ostliff
William Palmer
William Penhall
Leslie Pollard
David Rees
Thomas Rees
William Robinson
Mitchell Ronald
Robert Spotts
Winyard Steele
Jacob Weatherley
G. M. Williams
Sydney Wright

Men That Were Injured


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