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Coal Miners Memorial
Dickson Mine,

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

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


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Dickson Mine, Imperial, 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
DICKSON  MINE
[ A ]
Armstrong, J. M.
(General Superintendent, ca.1917, Pittsburgh Coal Company, Dickson Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ B ]
[ C ]
Cole, Clarence
(American Miner Boy, Machine Helper ca.1916, Dickson Mine, Age 17, single.);
(Injured. Arm fractured.  Struck by a mine post in a room, in the Dickson Mine, July 25, 1916.)
Crouch, J. E.
(Superintendent, ca.1900, of the Dickson Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ D ]
Dunbar, F. B.
(Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, of the Dickson Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ E ]
[ F ]
[ G ]
Garrett, W. M.
(Superintendent, ca.1917, of the Dickson Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburgh Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA.)
Gasody, Steve
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1898, Dickson Mine, Age 29, married.);
(Injured.  Head, back and foot injured by a fall of slate, in the Dickson Mine, July 21, 1898.)
[ H ]
Hampson, Charles
(American Miner Boy, Miner Boy ca.1900, Dickson Mine, Age 14.);
(Injured.  His arm was severed from his body by a fall of coal and slate;  accident was die to carelessness on the part of two elder brothers, in the Dickson Mine, Sept. 4, 1900.)
Hampson, Mr.
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1900, Dickson Mine.);
(Elder brother of Charles Hampson, who was severely injured in the Dickson Mine, Sept. 4, 1900.)
[ I ]
[ J ]
James, William
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Dickson Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 45, married.);
(Injured.  Seriously injured by a fall of slate.  Hip bone fractured and body otherwise injured while taking props out of a room pillar, in the Dickson Mine, May 26, 1904.)
[ K ]
Keefer, W. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1903, ca.1904, ca.1905, Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA, Dickson Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ L ]
[ M ]
Mecoks, John
(Slavonian Miner, Machine Scraper ca.1912, Dickson Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 26, married.);
(Injured.  Hand severely burned.  While bringing out of a room a sef-propelling coal cutting machine he stumbled and to prevent himself from falling he caught hold of the starting box and received an electric shock, in the Dickson Mine, April 22, 1912.)
Murray, W. C.
(Superintendent, ca.1901, ca.1903, of the Dickson Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
[ N ]
[ O ]
[ P ]
Pasco, Andrew
(Miner, Pick Miner ca.1898, Dickson Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 32, married, 3 children.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of slate in his room, in the Dickson Mine, Sept. 17, 1898.  He died the same day.)
[ Q ]
[ R ]
[ S ]
Schluederberg, George W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1900, ca.1901, Pittsburgh Coal Company, Dickson Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
[ T ]
Ta Sonni, Louis
(Italian Miner, Ditchman ca.,1917, Dickson Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 30, married.);
(Injured.  Middle finger mutilated by premature blast of cap which he held, in the Dickson Mine, July 11, 1917.)
[ U ]
[ V ]
Veeher, Frank
(Austrian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1917, Dickson Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 29, single.);
(Injured.  Leg cut off at knee.  Run over by a mine motor and a loaded trip of mine cars at inner opening while going out of the mine, in the Dickson Mine, Aug. 18, 1917.)
[ W ]
[ X ]
[ Y ]
Young, L. S.
(Superintendent, ca.1898, of the Dickson Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Imperial Coal Company.)
[ Z ]
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