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Coal Miners Memorial
"A" Mine,
(Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine),

Castle Shannon,
Allegheny County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the "A" Mine, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

Raymond A. Washlaski, Historian, Editor,
Ryan P. Washlaski, Technical Editor,

Updated Nov. 9, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
"A" Mine (Pittsburgh Terminal No. 1 Mine)


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the "A" Mine (Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine), Castle Shannon, Allegheny Co., PA.   The coal miners names have been researched and complied from various sources by Raymond A. Washlaski, Historian: newspaper obits, newspaper articles, Pennsylvania Bureau of Mines Reports, township histories, and names of coal miners submitted by various people, etc..
The Nationalities listed for various miners, are taken directly from "Report of the Department of Mines of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA" as reported for the various years.  Those listed as American, could be either native born or naturalized citizens.
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Since 1870, Pennsylvania's Annual Report on Mining Activities has recorded 51,483 deaths from mining accidents-- 31,113 deaths in anthracite mines and 20,370 deaths in bituminous mines.

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COAL MINERS MEMORIAL
"A"  MINE
(PITTSBURG TERMINAL NO. 1 MINE)
[ A ]
[ B ]
Brennen, J. P.
(General Superintendent, ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal Railroad & Coal Company, Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Byrnes, P. C.
(Superintendent, ca.1905, of the "A" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company.)
[ C ]
[ D ]
Dolan, W. I.
(Superintendent, ca.1903, of the Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Terminal Railroad & Coal Company.);
(Superintendent, ca.1904, of the "A" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ E ]
[ F ]
[ G ]
[ H ]
[ I ]
[ J ]
[ K ]
Keefer, W.W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, Pittsburg Coal Company, "A" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(General Superintendent, ca.1912, Pittsburgh Terminal Railroad & Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA, "A" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ L ]
[ M ]
Mahoney, John
(Superintendent, ca.1912, ca.1916, ca.1917, of the "A" Mine, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 1 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburgh Terminal Railroad & Coal Company.);
(General Superintendent, ca.1917, Pittsburgh Terminal Railroad & Coal Company, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 1 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Maloney, Frank
(Miner ca.1904, Castle Shannon Mines, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Passed his examination for Mine Froeman, First Grade ca.1904.  Received his certificate ca.1904.)
McGuire, John
(Irish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, "A" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 65, married.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of roof, in the "A" Mine, April 14, 1904.)
McIntyre, John
(Miner, ca.1904, Castle Shannon Mines, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Passed his examination for Mine Foreman, First Grade ca.1904.  Received his certificate ca.1904.)
[ N ]
[ O ]
[ P ]
Parkins, Thomas
(English Miner, Fire Boss ca.1904, "A" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 65, married, 3 children.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by mine cars, in the "A" Mine, May 17, 1904.)
Pecovitch, John
(Russian Miner, Machine Loader ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 35, married.);
(Injured.  Arm broken; caught between a mine and a rib, in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, June 2, 1903.)
[ Q ]
[ R ]
Ratsko, Paul
(Slavonian Miner, Machine Loader ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 25, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of slate, in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, June 23, 1903.  Died of his injuries on June 26, 1903.);
(Paul Ratsko, loader, employed in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, was so seriously injured by a fall of slate on June 22, that death resulted June 26.  The victim, previous to the accident, had drilled and charged two holes in the slkate in order to blast it down, and at the time of the accident was in the act of lighting the squibs, when the slate fell.  This accident was a result of an error in judgment.)
[ S ]
Stumbusky, Stannie
(Russian Miner, Machine Loader ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken and head cut by running againat a cross timber, in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, Oct. 17, 1903.)
Sustiticky, John
(Hungarian Miner, Machine Loader ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, married.);
(Injured.  Hip and back bruised; caught by a mine car, in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, June 11, 1903.)
[ T ]
Tote, John
(Hungarian Miner, Machine Loader ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, single.);
(Injured.  Hands cut by an explosion of dynamite caps, in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, Sept. 14, 1903.)
[ U ]
[ V ]
[ W ]
Woshisky, Dominick
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 48, married.);
(Injured.  Head and face cut, hip bone fractured, by a fall of slate, in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, Oct. 14, 1903.)
[ X ]
[ Y ]
[ Z ]
Zivitsky, John
(Russian Miner, Machine Loader ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 50, married.);
(Injured.  Three ribs broken by a fall of slate, in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 1 Mine, Oct. 22, 1903.)
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