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Coal Miners Memorial
Becks Run Mine,

Redman Mills,
Allegheny County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Becks Run 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
Becks Run Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Becks Run Mine, Redman Mills, 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
BECKS RUN MINE
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Baner, Frank
(American Miner, Mule Driver ca.1903, Beck's Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 25, single.);
(Injured.  Ankle sprained; caught between mine rail and a switch, in the Beck's Run Mine, Jan. 24, 1903.)
Bierman, Joe
(German Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Becks Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 56, married.);
(Injured. Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the Becks Run Mine, Jan. 24, 1905.)
Black, William
(Superintendent, ca.1912, of the Becks Run Mine, Redman Mills, Allegheny Co., PA, for Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburgh, PA.)
Blackburn, O. A.
(General Superintendent, ca.1900, ca.1901, ca.1903, Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA, Becks Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Bower, Frank
(Garman Miner, Pick Miner ca.1900, Becks Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married.);
(Injured.  Side of body and foot slightly injured;  he was pulling down slate, which fell upon him, in the Becks Run Mine, May 14, 1900.)
Brady, John
(American Miner, Mule Driver ca.1903, Beck's Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 21, single.);
(Injured.  Seriously injured by being run over by a mine car, in the Beck's Run Mine, June 16, 1903.)
Bronder, Henry
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1903, Beck's Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, married.);
(Injured.  Collar bone and two ribs fractured by a fall of slate, in the Beck's Run Mine, Oct. 12, 1903.)
Buman, Joe
(German Miner, Pick Miner ca.1903, Beck's Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 56, married.);
(Injured.  Hip bruised and head cut by a fall of slate, in the Beck's Run Mine, Aug. 11, 1903.)
Bundler, Peter
(German Miner, Pick Miner ca.1903, Beck's Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 39, married.);
(Injured.  Hip bone and three ribs broken by a fall of slate, in the Beck's Run Mine, Oct. 29, 1903.)
[ C ]
Coulson, William
(Superintendent, ca.1905, of the Becks Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company.)
[ D ]
Datig, August
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Becks Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 38, married.);
(Injured.  Leg injured by a fall of slate, in the Becks Run Mine, March 21, 1904.)
Dedion, Henry
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Becks Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 57, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the Becks Run Mine, May 27, 1905.)
Dowling, Walter
(American Miner, Mule Driver ca.1903, Beck's Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 20, single.);
(Injured.  Arm broken;  caught between a mine and the roof, in the Beck's Run Mine, Aug. 7, 1903.)
[ E ]
Eisenbarth, Peter
(See: Eisenberg, Peter.)
Eisenberg, Peter
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Becks Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 33, married, 6 children.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of roof coal, in the Becks Run Mine, Jan. 7, 1905.);
(January 7, Peter Eisenberg, miner, was instantly killed in Becks Run Mine by a fall of roof coal while standing on number eleven entry.  The evidence produced at the inquest showed that he did not know of the danger.);
(Son-in-Law of Charles Peach who worked at the First Pool No. 1 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(See also: Eisenbarth, Peter.)
Esmioi, Julius
(Superintendent, ca.1898, of the Beck Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Hays Coal Company.)
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[ G ]
[ H ]
Hidet, Andrew
(German Miner, Pick Miner ca.1903, Beck's Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 39, married.);
(Injured.  Ankle sprained and back bruised by a fall of slate, in the Neck's Run Mine, June 2, 1903.)
[ I ]
[ J ]
[ K ]
Keefer, W. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA, Becks Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Kirechman, Fred
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Becks Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 29, married.);
(Injured.  Small bone in foot broken by a piece of slate, in the Becks Run Mine, Jan.. 15, 1906.)
[ L ]
Lander, Wensel
(German Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Becks Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 50, married.);
(Injured.  Head and shoulder bruised.  Struck by a mine post, in the Becks Run Mine, Aug. 27, 1906.)
[ M ]
Miller, Nick
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Becks Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 49, married.);
(Injured.  Wrist broken by a fall of slate, in the Becks Run Mine, March 21, 1906.)
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[ R ]
[ S ]
Schluederberg, George W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1912, Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburgh, PA, Becks Run Mine, Redmans Mills, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Shiffhauer, Gregory
(American Miner, Coal Loader c.1912, Becks Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 38, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of roof about 50 feet from the face of his room, in the Becks Run Mine, May 14, 1912.)
Specher, Mike
(German Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Becks Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 50, married.);
(Injured.  Eye cut by a piece of coal, in the Becks Run Mine, Nov. 6, 1906.)
Stine, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1886, Becks Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 51, married.);
(Killed.  Killed by falling slate, in the Becks Run Mine, Feb. 23, 1886.)
[ T ]
Thomas, B. M.
(Superintendent, ca.1900, ca.1901, ca.1903, ca.1904, of the Becks Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ U ]
[ V ]
[ W ]
Wherling, Wm.
(German Miner, Mule Driver ca.1901, Becks Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 57, married.);
(Killed.  Killed on the main parting;  it is supposed the mule backed against him and crushed his body against the mine car, breaking his back;  no one saw the accident, in the Becks Run Mine, March 20, 1901.)
Wineheimer, Frank
(American Miner, Company Man ca.1903, Beck's Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 24, married.);
(Injured.  Head cut by falling coal from a derailed mine car, in the Beck's Run Mine, Jan. 20, 1903.)
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