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Coal Miners Memorial
Fairmount No. 1 Mine,
Fairmount No. 2 Mine,
Fairmount No. 3 Mine,
Fairmount No. 4 Mine,
Fairmount No. 5 Mine,
Fairmount No. 6 Mine,
Fairmount No. 8 Mine,

near New Bethlehem,
Armstrong County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Fairmount Mines, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Nov. 8, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Fairmount Mines


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Fairmount Mines, near New Bethlehem, Armstrong 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
FAIRMOUNT  MINES
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Beam, J. A.
(Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1906, of the Fairmount Mines, Armstrong Co., PA, for Fairmount Coal Company, Buffalo, NY.)
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Ervine, Charles
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, Fairmount No. 5 Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 45, married.);
(Injured.  Body and head injured by a fall of slate at the face of a room, in the Fairmount No. 5 Mine, Nov. 21, 1912.)
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Ferina, Antonia
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, Fairmount No. 5 Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 40, married, 4 children.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of roof slate at the face of a room he was turning off an entry.  The stone fell from a dangerous slip.  The slip was visible, but had not been secured with timber, in the Fairmount No. 5 Mine, Feb. 8, 1912.)
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Orlandi, Eugento
(Austrian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Fairmount No. 1 Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 51, married.);
(Injured.  Leg fractured by a fall of roof slate in his working place, in the Fairmount No. 1 Mine, Feb. 20, 1906.)
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Reese, Albert
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, Fairmount No. 8 Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 58, married.);
(Injured.  Thigh fractured and back injured by a fall of roof at the face of a room, in the Fairmount No. 8 Mine, July 15, 1912.)
Roberts, C. E., Jr.
(Superintendent, ca.1912, of the Fairmount Nos. 2, 4, 5, 6, 8 Mines, Armstrong Co., PA, for Fairmount Coal Company, Buffalo, N.Y.)
Roberts, E. C.
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1906, ca.1912, Fairmount Coal Company, Buffalo, N.Y., Fairmount Mines, Armstrong Co., PA.)
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Shaffer, S. Taylor
(Superintendent, ca.1898, of the Fairmount Nos. 1, 2, 3, & 4 Mines, Armstrong Co., PA, for Fairmount Coal & Coke Company.)
Shick, Carl
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, Fairmount No. 5 Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 20, single.);
(Injured.  Face and neck bruised by powder flame at the face of his working place, in the Fairmount No. 5 Mine, Jan. 2, 1912.)
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Young, Albert
(American Miner Boy, Pick Miner ca.1912, Fairmount No. 4 Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 19, single.);
(Injured.  Body severely injured by a fall of roof at the face of a pillar, in the Fairmount No. 4 Mine, Sept. 9, 1912.)
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