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Coal Miners Memorial
"C" Mine,
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine),

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

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Dec. 18, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
"C" Mine (Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine)


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the "C" Mine (Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine), Mollenauer, 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
"C"  MINE

(PITTSBURG TERMINAL NO. 3 MINE)
[ A ]
Andy, Joseph
(Polish Miner, Machine Loader ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 25, single.);
(Injured.  Shoulders bruised by a fall of slate, in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 3 Mine, Sept. 18, 1903.)
[ B ]
Ballwish, Frank
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, "C" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 28, married.);
(Injured. Two ribs broken by a fall of slate, in the "C" Mine, June 15, 1904.)
Brannan, Peter
(American Miner, Company Employee ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 48, married.);
(Injured.  Ankle broken in two places;  the hoisting engineer lost control of the hoisting engine while lowering him into the mine shaft, in the cage, in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 3 Mine, Nov. 4, 1903.)
Brennen, J. P.
(General Superintendent, ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal Railroad & Coal Company, Pittsburg Terminal No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Bunder, John
(Russian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 3 Mine, May 21, 1903.)
Byrnes, P. C.
(Superintendent, ca.1905, of the "C" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ C ]
[ D ]
Davis, Charles
(American Miner, Mule Driver ca.1904, "C" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 23, married.);
(Injured. Leg broken.  Caught between a mine car and an entry pillar, in the "C" Mine, Sept. 20, 1904.)
Dixon, Joseph
(English Miner, Company Man ca.1904, "C" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 32, married, 1 child.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of slate, in the "C" Mine, Jan. 18, 1904.)
[ E ]
[ F ]
[ G ]
[ H ]
Holmes, George
(American Miner, Cager ca.1904, "C" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 28, married.);
(Injured.  Three toes broken by a mine car, in the "C" Mine, Feb. 19, 1904.)
[ I ]
[ J ]
[ K ]
Keefer, W.W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, "C" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(General Superintendent, ca.1912, Pittsburgh Terminal Railroad & Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, "C" Mine. No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ L ]
[ M ]
Mahony, John
(General Superintendent, ca.1917, Pittsburgh Terminal Railroad & Coal Company, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 1 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Superintenent, ca.1912, ca.1917, "C" Mine or Pitsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburgh Terminal Railroad & Coal Company.)
Martin, Edward
(English Miner, Company Man ca.1904, "C" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age55, single.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of slate, in the "C" Mine, Jan. 18, 1904.)
Maxon, D. M.
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, "C" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 43, married.);
(Injured.  Arm broken by a fall of slate, in the "C" Minem, Aug. 18, 1904.)
McLean, Richard
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1917, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 42, single.);
(Injured.  Ankle fractured, arm sprained and nose broken by a fall of roof at the face of the working place, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine, Nov. 2, 1917.)
Mehag, Mack
(Hungarian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 38, married, 5 children.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of slate, while knocking a post from under it, in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 3 Mine, July 10, 1903.)
Mulruney, Edward
(Irish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 50, married.);
(Injured.  Hip injured by a fall of slate, in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 3 Mine, Oct. 19, 1903.)
Music, Steve
(Polish Miner, Motorman's Helper ca.1917, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 34, single.);
(Injured.  Elbow bruised.  Caught between mine cars while trying to couple them, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine, Jan. 10, 1917.)
[ N ]
Namet, James
(Hungarian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 38, married, 1 child.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed. Caught between the hoisting cage and shaft timber and thrown to the bottom of the mine shaft, in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 3 Mine, Jan. 1, 1903.);
(James Namet, miner, employed at Pittsburg Terminal No. 3 Mine, was instantly killed January 1.  While ascending the shaft, he pushed his head outside the cage and was caught by one of the cross timbers and thrown to the bottom of the shaft.)
[ O ]
[ P ]
[ Q ]
[ R ]
Rusz, George, Sr.
(Miner, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(He immigrated from Aranyos Meggyes, Roumania.)
[ S ]
Schrider, Joseph
(American Miner, Machine Runner ca.1917, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 23, married.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of roof at the face of the working place, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine, June 9, 1917.)
[ T ]
Thompson, Samuel
(Irish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, "C" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of roof coal, in the "C" Mine, July 17, 1904.)
[ U ]
[ V ]
Verana, Simon
(Polish Miner ca.1917, Machine Miner ca.1917, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 46, married.);
(Injured.  Foot injured by a fall of slate at the face of the working place, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine, Jan. 2, 1917.)
[ W ]
Wardle, Thomas
(Superintendent, ca.1903, of the Pittsburg Terminal No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Terminal Railroad & Coal Company.);
(Superintendent, ca.1904, of the "C" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
Wassel, Frank
(Polish Miner, Motorman's Helper ca.1917, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 28, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by being caught by mine cars while trying to rerail them, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine, March 23, 1917.)
White, George
(English Miner, Machine Miner ca.1917, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 36, single.);
(Injured.  Hand bruised and lacerated and little finger fractured by a fall of slate at the face of the working place, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 Mine, Feb. 7, 1917.)
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