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Coal Miners Memorial
"D" Mine,
(Pittsburg Terminal No. 4 Mine)
(Horning Mine),

Broughton,
Allegheny County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the "D" 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. 28, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
"D" Mine (Pitsburg Terminal No. 4 Mine)(Horning Mine)


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the "D" Mine (Pittsburg Terminal No. 4 Mine)(Horning Mine), Broughton, 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
"D"  MINE

(PITTSBURG TERMINAL NO. 4 MINE)
(HORNING MINE)
[ A ]
Apostle, Antonio
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
Atkins, George
(Superintendent, ca.1912, ca.1917, of the "D" Mine or Pittsburgh Terminal No. 4 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburgh Terminal Railroad & Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA.)
[ B ]
Baumiller, Daniel
(Miner, ca.1945, Horning Mine, Castle Shanon, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a mining accident, in the Horning Mine, March 2, 1945.)
Baumiller, Philip Thomas
(Miner, ca.1925, Horning Coal Mine No. 4, Castle Shannon, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(b. Jan. 3, 1901, Fairhaven, PA.)
Berlage, Andy
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
Black, Archibald
(Superintendent, ca.1904, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
Blair. S. H.
(Superintendent, ca.1903, of the Pittsburg Terminal No. 4 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Terminal Railroad & Coal Company.)
Blanish, Joseph
(Slavonian Miner, Engineer ca.1904, Ran the shaft cage hoisting engine, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 24, married, 1 child.);
(Killed.  Killed instantly.  Crushed between the winding drums of a Lamber friction engine.  Outside the "D" Mine, Nov. 15, 1904.)
Bonan, Carlo
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 28, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of roof, in the "D" Mine, Dec. 6, 1906.)
Bradburn, Reese T.
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
Brennen, J. P.
(General Superintendent, ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal Railroad & Coal Company, Pittsburg Terminal No. 4 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Burns, William
(American Miner, Mule Driver ca.1905, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 24, single.);
(Injured.  Three ribs broken.  Struck by the moving hoisting cage, in the "D" Mine, Jan. 6, 1905.)
[ C ]
[ D ]
Denard, George
(See: DiNardi, George)
DiNardi, George
(Italian Miner, Fire Boss ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(See also: Denard, George);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
[ E ]
Ernst, H. M.
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
[ F ]
[ G ]
Geth, John, Jr.
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
Geth, John, Sr.
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
[ H ]
Harris, William
(American Miner Boy, Company Man ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal No. 4 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 18, single.);
(Injured.  Slightly burned on hands and face by an explosion of fire damp, in the Pittsburg Terminal No. 4 Mine, Aug. 21, 1903.)
Hern, Tony
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
Holtzhauser, William
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
[ I ]
[ J ]
[ K ]
Keefer, W.W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(General Superintendent, ca.1912, Pittsburg Terminal Railroad & Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, "D" Mine or No. 4 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Kristan, Louis
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
[ L ]
Loadman, Lawrence
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
Lowbrick, George
(Hungarian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1906, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 32, married, 1 child.);
(Killed. Killed instantly by a fall of roof, in the "B" Mine, Aug. 28, 1906.)
Lucas, Mike
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
Luznar, John
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
[ M ]
Mahony, John
(General Superintendent, ca.1917, Pittsburgh Terminal Railroad & Coal Company, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 1 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
Maszorsh, Andy
(Hungarian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1906, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 25, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 19, 1906.)
McIntyre, John
(Irish Miner, Fire Boss ca.1905, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 52, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by the sudden stopping of the hoisting cage in the mine shaft, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 2, 1905.)
Melani, Harry
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
Meyers, Henry
(Engish Miner, Company Man ca.1904, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, single.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of slate, in the "D" Mine, May 1, 1904.)
[ N ]
Nevisur, Martin
(Austrian Miner, Machine Miner ca.1917, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 4 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 24, single.);
(Injured. Great toe bruised by a fall of slate at the face of the working place, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 4 Mine, Nov. 13, 1917.)
[ O ]
[ P ]
Petrovich, John
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
Phillips, Jacob
(Slavonian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1905, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, married.);
(Injured. Leg broken and fingers injured by a fall of slate, in the "D" Mine, July 18, 1905.)
Piccoli, Antonio
(Italian Miner, ca.1914 - 1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, married.);
(On Feb 3, 1926, there was an explosion in the mine that killed 20 miners. Antonio was sick and didn't work that day. After the accident, he never went in the mine again.)
Piccolo, Tony
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
Pleblick, Peter
(Hungarian Miner, Coal Loader ca.1906, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 29, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of roof, in the "D" Mine, Aug. 28, 1906.)
Polinsky, John
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
Pouse, John
(Russian Miner, Machine Loader ca.1904, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, single.);
(Injured.  Head Cut.  Struck by a piece of coal falling down the shaft, in the "D" Mine, July 22, 1904.)
Pritchard, Samuel
(Superintendent, ca.1905, of the "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ Q ]
[ R ]
Roberts, John
(American Miner, Stable Boss ca.1917, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 4 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 42, married.);
(Injured.  Ribs broken and head cut.  Kicked by a mule in the stable, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 4 Mine, Nov. 25, 1917.)
Rumph, C. H.
(German Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 40, married.);
(Injured.  Eye knocked out.  Struck by a piece of coal, in the "D" Mine, Oct. 9, 1906.)
[ S ]
Shupick, Peter
(Polish Miner, Machine Miner ca.1917, Pittsburgh Terminal No. 4 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 27, single.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of roof at the face of the working place, in the Pittsburgh Terminal No. 4 Mine, April 28, 1917.)
Smith, Andrew
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
[ T ]
Travis, George
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
[ U ]
[ V ]
Voyer, John
(Austrian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 32, married.);
(Injured.  Hand crushed.  Caught between mine cars, in the "D" Mine, Dec. 7, 1904.)
[ W ]
Wells, Arthur
(Miner, ca.1926, "D" Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.);
(Killed.  Killed in a gas explosion, in the "D" Mine, Feb. 3, 1926.);
(Pittsburgh Terminal No. 3 "D" Mine disaster of Feb. 3, 1926.)
[ X ]
[ Y ]
[ Z ]
Zane, Colburn
(American Miner, Engineer ca.1903, Pittsburg Terminal No. 4 Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 26, single.);
(Killed. Instantly killed;  caught between the flywheel and a bed plate of an air compressor, Sept. 17, 1903.);
(Colburn Zane, an engineer, at Pittsburg Terminal No. 4 Mine, was instantly killed by being crushed between the fly wheel and bed-plate of a stationery engine.  He was oiling a Norwalk compressor, and in some manner fell between the spokes of one of the fly wheels.)

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