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Coal Miners Memorial
Rock Run Mine,

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

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

by
Raymond A. Washlaski, Historian, Editor,
Ryan P. Washlaski, Technical Advisor,
Peter E. Starry, Jr. "The Old Miner."

Updated Feb. 13, 2008

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Rock Run Mine

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Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Rock Run Mine, Camden, 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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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:
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COAL MINERS MEMORIAL
ROCK RUN MINE
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Black, John
(Superintendent, ca.1909, Rock Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
Blackburn, O. A.
(General Superintendent, ca.1900, ca.1903, Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA, Rock Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
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Harnpeck, Charles
(German Miner, Cager ca.1904, Rock Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 33, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of slate, in the Rock Run Mine, July 22, 1904.)
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Keefer, W. W.
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA, Rock Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
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Scott, John S.
(Superintendent, ca.1889, Rock Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for W. J. Snodgrass' estate.)
Scott, S. A.
(General Superintendent, ca.1909, Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA, Rock Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA.)
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Watkins, Thomas
(Superintendent, ca.1898, Rock Run Mine,  for Mrs. S. C. Snodgrass Company.);
(Superintendent, ca.1900, ca.1903, ca.1904, ca.1905, of the Rock Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, for Monongahela River Consolidated Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA.)
Wood, William
(Miner ca.1898, Rock Run Mine, Allegheny Co., PA, Age 59, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of coal, in the Rock Run Mine, June 21, 1898.)
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