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Coal Miners Memorial
"B" Mine,
(Pittsburg Terminal No. 2 Mine),

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

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Sept. 16, 2010

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
"B" Mine (Pittsburgh Terminal No. 2 Mine)


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the "B" Mine (Pittsburg Terminal No. 2 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
"B" MINE
(PITTSBURG TERMINAL NO. 2 MINE)
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[ B ]
Baumiller, Philip
(German Miner, ca.1917, Pittsburg Terminal No. 2 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married.);
(Killed.  Killed when he came in contact with a electically charged third rail, in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 2 Mine, March 13, 1917.);
(born Oct., 1857 in Germany.)
Britt, John
(Irish Miner, Coal Loader ca.1906, "B" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 51, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of roof, in the "B" Mine, Sept. 29, 1906.)
Byrnes, P. C.
(Superintendent, ca.1905, of the "B" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company.)
[ C ]
Cavanaugh, John
(Irish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, "B" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 35, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the "B" Mine, Sept. 30, 1904.)
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Dolan, W. I.
(Superintendent, ca.1904, of the "B" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
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[ H ]
Hartley, Richard
(English Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, "B" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 60, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the "B" Mine, April 5, 1904.)
Hughes, John
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, "B", or Mine No. 2, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 39, married.);
(Injured.  Face and hands slightly burned by an explosion of gas.  Gas was released by a fall of roof at the face of his working place, in the "B" Mine or Mine No. 2, Jan. 17, 1912.)
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[ J ]
[ K ]
Keefer, W.W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA, "B" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(General Superintendent, ca.1912, ca.1916, Pittsburgh Terminal Railroad & Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA, "B" Mine, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 2 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Kellar, Fred
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, "B" Mine or Mine No. 2, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 34, single.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of slate when picking down coal at the face of his room, in the "B" Mine or Mine No.2, Aug. 14, 1912.)
[ L ]
[ M ]
Mahony, John
(Superintendent, ca.1912, of the "B" Mine or No. 2 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburgh Terminal Railroad & Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA.)
Mchoney, John
(Superintendent, ca.1916, ca.1917, of the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 2 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.);
(See also: Mahony, John.)
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[ O ]
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[ R ]
[ S ]
Simoncelli, Albino
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, Pittsburg Terminal No. 2 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA,  married, wife Teresina Tredeci Marraccini Simoncelli, 9 children,);
(Injured.  Injured in a mine accident in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 2 Mine, ca.1926, permanently disabled and confined to a wheelchair from an accident in this mine that broke his back. In 1948 the UMW sent him to a rehabilitation program in California. While there he learned a leather trade and when he came home, tooled handbags, belts, wallets and change purses for family members.);
(b.1889 - d.1958.)
(Immigrated from Castelnuovo di Porto, Rome, Italy in 1912. )
Stiner, Conrad
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, "B" Mine or Mine No. 2, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 21, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of coal while drawing out posts at the face of a pillar, in the "B" Mine or No. 2 Mine, Nov. 7, 1912.)
[ T ]
Torcha, Antonio
(Italian Miner, Machine Miner ca.1917, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 2 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 39, married, 5 children.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of slate at the face of the working place, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 2 Mine, Nov. 14, 1917.)
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