Search billions of records on Ancestry.com

Mine buggy - Virtual Museum of Coal mining in Western Pennsylvania
Virtual Museum of Coal Mining in Western Pennsylvania

Digital Coal Research Library
The 20th Century Society of Western Pennsylvania
Links to:
Return to the Main County Index for Southwestern Pennsylvania Coal Mines


History of the Bridgeville Mine, Bridgeville, Upper St. Clair Twp., Allegheny Co., PA


Coal Mines of Allegheny Co., PA MAIN INDEX

Links to More Local History Web Sites
>
Coal Miners Memorial
Bridgeville Mine,

Bridgeville,
Upper St. Clair Twp.,
Allegheny County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

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


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Bridgeville Mine, Bridgeville, Upper St. Clair Twp., 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.
Can you add additional Coal Miner's names to this Coal Miners Memorial Honor Roll?    e-mail   "The Old Miner" Editor
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.

Your help is needed to preserve our coal mining heritage.
Please donate any mine records, mine maps or copies of them, pictures of the mines, pictures of miners, stories about the miners, mine memorabilia, books on mining, or tax deductable monetary donations to:
The Coal & Coke Heritage Center,
Penn State University Fayette Campus,
PA Rt. 119, P.O. Box 519, Uniontown, PA 15401

COAL MINERS MEMORIAL
BRIDGEVILLE  MINE
[ A ]
Armstrong, J. M.
(General Superintendent, ca.1917, Pittsburgh Coal Company, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ B ]
Bartelis, Joseph
(Italian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1904, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, single.);
(Injured.  This man was injured about the hips by a fall of slate in his room, in the Bridgeville Mine, April 18, 1904.)
Bettauagh, John
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1917, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, single.);
(Injured.  Hip dislocated by a fall of roof at the face of the working place, in the Bridgeville Mine, Nov. 12, 1917.)
Britton, Levi
(English Miner, Mule Driver ca.1900, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 20, single.);
(Injured.   Leg broken;  fell under a mine car, in the Bridgeville Mine, Oct. 4, 1900.)
Brunn, Clemance
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 20, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of slate and coal at the face of a pillar, in the Bridgeville Mine, March 22, 1912.)
[ C ]
Carille, Peter
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1898, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 29, married, 1 child.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of slate in his room, in the Bridgeville Mine, July 27, 1898.)
[ D ]
Deroid, Domnick
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 46, married, 4 children.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of roof at the face of a room, in the Bridgeville Mine, Aug. 3, 1912.)
Ditkus, Charles
(Lithuanian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1904, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 25, single.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of slate at the face of his entry.  He was working under the slate but props were not properly set and the slate broke away from the free slip and fell upon him, in the Bridgeville Mine, Aoril 20, 1904.)
Dubrosky, Edward J.
(Miner, ca.1917, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Passed his Examination for Fire Boss ca.1917.  Received his Certificate ca.1917.)
Dussy, Peter
(Italian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1904, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a small piece of slate falling upon him in his room, in the Bridgeville Mine, March 28, 1904.)
[ E ]
Evans, Thomas
(Miner, ca.1917, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Passed his Examination for Mine Foreman, First Grade ca.1917.  Received his Certificate ca.1917.)
[ F ]
[ G ]
Gassello, Angelo
(Italian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1903, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 26, single.);
(Injured.  Arm broken and hip injured by a fall of slatre in the working place, in the Bridgeville Mine, May 28, 1903.)
Guthrea, Wm.
(Miner, Laborer ca.1898, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 36, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken;  he was struck by a coal car outside of the mine, at the Bridgeville Mine, June 3, 1898.)
[ H ]
Holman, Frank
(Austrian Miner, Machine Miner ca.1917, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 57, married.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by being caught between a mine car and a coal pillar near a parting, in the Bridgeville Mine, Feb. 3, 1917.)
Hoosack, John F.
(Superintendent, ca.1901, of the Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company.)
Hosack, John F.
(Superintendent, ca.1898, of the Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Bridgeville Coal Company.)
[ I ]
[ J ]
[ K ]
Kaloway, A. A.
(Superintendent, ca.1916, of the Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburgh Coal Company.)
Keefer, W. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1903, ca.1904, ca.1905, ca.1906, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Knall, Wm.
(American Miner, Trip Rider ca.1901, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, single.);
(Injured.  Hand injured between mine cars, in the Bridgeville Mine, June 12, 1901.)
Kornor, Louis
(German Miner, Pick Miner ca.1903, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 43, single.);
(Injured.  Foot injured by a fall of slate in his working place, in the Bridgeville Mine, Nov. 24, 1903.)
Krieger, John
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1892, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 20.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the Bridgeville Mine, Sept. 15, 1892.)
[ L ]
Lindsley, William
(Superintendent, ca.1917, of the Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburgh Coal Company.)
Linsley, Wm.
(Superintendent, ca.1900, of the Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company.)
Loppec, Frank
(Lithuanian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1904, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, single.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of slate in his room.  He was working under a large piece of slate, which should have been taken down, in the Bridgeville Mine, Dec. 9, 1904.)
[ M ]
McCafferty, John F.
(American Miner Boy, Brakeman ca.1906, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 19, single.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by being caught between electric motor and an entry pillar, in the Bridgeville Mine, Oct. 31, 1906.)
McCafferty, S. P.
(Superintendent, ca.1906, of the Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.);
(See also: McCaffrey, S. P)
McCaffrey, S. P.
(Superintendent, ca.1903, ca.1904, ca.1905, ca.1912, of the Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.);
(See also: McCafferty, S. P.)
McGuirk, John
(Irish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 76, married.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by being run over by mine cars, in the Bridgeville Mine, Nov. 23, 1905.);
(November 23, John McGuirk was seriously injured in the Bridgeville mine.  Hew was walking on the motor road, or what is known as the second hill, although forbidden to do this by danger board placed on the entrance of this opening.  He was two-thirds of the way through this opening, when the motor came along with a trip of loaded mine cars.  He stepped aside to let the motor and loaded cars pass.  Thinking the cars had passed he stepped into the center of the tack, when he was knocked down by three mine cars which had broken away from the main trip.  McGuirk died November 30.)
McNeal, James
(Scotch Miner, Mule Driver ca.1900, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 38, married.);
(Injured.  Leg severely injured;  caught between mine cars, in the Bridgeville Mine, Feb. 2, 1900.)
[ N ]
[ O ]
[ P ]
Phillipi, Conulilic
(Italian Miner, Mule Driver ca.1916, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 24, married.);
(Injured.  Wrist broken.  Caught between the bumpers of the mine cars on an entry, in the Bridgeville Mine, March 8, 1916.)
Primrose, George
(Miner, Machine Runner ca.1898, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, single.);
(Injured.  Foot badly cut by cutter bar of a mining machine, in the Bridgevile Mine, Oct. 31, 1898.)
[ Q ]
[ R ]
Rovesta, Louis
(Italian Miner, Machine Runner ca.1900, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 37, single.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of slate in his room;  he neglected to examine the slate, which was loosened by the jar of the mining machine, in the Bridgeville Mine, Oct. 27, 1900.)
[ S ]
Schluederberg, George W.
(General Superintenent, ca.1900, ca.1901, ca.1912, ca.1916, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Schulte, A. J.
(See: Shulte, A. J. )
Shulte, A. J.
(General Superintendent, A. J. Shultz Company, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(See also: Schulte, A. J.)
Snyder, Charles
(German Miner, Coal Loader ca.1912, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 38, single.);
(Injured.  Back injured and ribs broken by an explosion of balst at the face of a room, in the Bridgeville Mine, Aug. 5, 1912.)
Spohn, Adam
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 47, married, 3 children.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of slate, in the Bridgeville Mine, Dec. 11, 1905.);
(December 11, Adam Spohn, miner, was seriously injured by a fall of slate in No. 42 room, off No. 1 entry, in the Bridgeville mine.  He was taking down slate when it gave way and fell upon him.  Died December 14.)
Steber, Andrew
(German Miner, Pick Miner ca.1901, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 45, married.);
(Injured.  Foot injured by a fall of slate, necessitating amputatiojn, in the Bridgeville Mine, June 29, 1901.)
Stock, Joseph
(Lithuanian Miner, Company Man ca.1916, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 35, single.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of roof on the motor haulage road, in the Bridgeville Mine, July 21, 1916.)
[ T ]
[ U ]
[ V ]
[ W ]
Woodall, William H.
(English Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 60, married.);
(Injured.  Ankle broken by a fall of slate in his room, in the Brifgeville Mine, March 1, 1904.)
[ X ]
[ Y ]
Yousa, John
(Austrian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1900, Bridgeville Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, single.);
(Injured.  Back seriously injured by a fall of roof;  he was taking down loose slate and a piece of upper roof fell upon him, in the Bridgeville Mine, Oct. 5, 1900.)
[ Z ]
Search our web sites total data base!
Enter a Miner's last name, Coal Mine name, or Coal Company Name.
 A single name works best.
powered by FreeFind

History of the Bridgeville Mine,
Bridgeville, Upper St. Clair Twp., Allegheny Co., PA

Support the Coal & Coke Heritage Center, a non-profit research center and museum.
Want to know more about the women who lived in the coal patch towns?  You need this book.  One of the few studies done on the women of the coal & coke era.
Common lives of Uncommon Strength:
The Women of the Coal & Coke Era of Southwestern Pennsylvania 1880-1970
Complied, written and edited by: Evelyn A. Hovanec, PhD   227 pages.
Voices of the women tell unique stores of the coal and coke era, plus vintage photographs, documents, maps, and newspaper articles.  Hardcover $35.00  Soft cover $25.00  Add $5.00 shipping / handling.
Send Check or money order to:
Coal & Coke Heritage Center, Penn State University Fayette Campus
P.O. Box 519, Uniontown, PA  15401
To Select another Index
to Allegheny County, PA
Coal Mines
Click on the Larry cars
Select another Index to Allegheny County, PA Mines


or
Go to Top of Page

Select another Index to Coal Mines of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
[Click on a letter to take you to that Index]
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Return to the Main County Index for Southwest Pennsylvania Coal Mines

Local History Sites
Links to other coal mining sites
Reference Sources for Southwestern Pennsylvania Coal Mines The New Message Boards have not worked, Use our guestbook.  Email the Editor. Have information to add on Allegheny County Coal Mines?
E-Mail the Editor
View the
"Old Miner's"
Guestbook
Let the Old Miner know you've been here.
Sign the
"Old Miner's"
Guestbook
Guestbook by GuestWorld

FastCounter by LinkExchange
Mercers, an Undertakers Business - Web Productions If you have additional information or pictures on the Coal Mines of Allegheny County, PA
Contact: Ray Washlaski, Editor

Copyright 2008, All rights reserved, by Raymond A. Washlaski, Ryan P. Washlaski & The 20th Century Society of Western Pennsylvania.
Web site Design by "Mercers, an Undertakers" Web Design Company