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Coal Miners Memorial
Mosgrove Mine (PPG) (Mosgrove Coal Works),
Mosgrove No. 2 Mine,
Mosgrove No. 3 Mine (Wallwork),

Mosgrove,
Armstrong County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated March 15, 2010

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Mosgrove Mine (PPG) - Mosgrove Mine (Wallwork)


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Mosgrove Mine, Mosgrove, 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
MOSGROVE MINES
[ A ]
Affelder, William L.
(Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, of the Mosgrove Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, for Pittsburg Plate Glass Company, Charleroi, PA.)
[ B ]
Butler, Thomas P.
(Superintendent, ca.1917, of the Mosgrove No. 3 Mine (Wallwork), Mosgrove, Armstrong Co., PA, for Wallwork Mining Company, Masgrove, PA.)
[ C ]
[ D ]
Deike, George H.
(Superintendent, ca.1906, of the Mosgrove Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, for Pittsburg Plate Glass Company, Charleroi, PA.)
[ E ]
[ F ]
[ G ]
[ H ]
[ I ]
[ J ]
Johnston, Jesse K.
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, ca.1906, Pittsburg Plate Glass Company, Charleroi, PA, Mosgrove Mine, Armstrong Co., PA.)
[ K ]
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[ M ]
[ N ]
[ O ]
[ P ]
Paulo, James
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1906, Mosgrove Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 37, married.);
(Injured.  Slightly injured by a fall of rock off the side of the road, in the Mosgrove Mine, Oct. 26, 1906.)
[ Q ]
[ R ]
[ S ]
Sceulli, Serafina
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Mosgrove Mine, Age 24, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by a fall of roof while digging up the floor of his room to make height for his road way, in the Mosgrove Mine, Jan. 12, 1905.  He failed to set a sufficient number of posts to secure the roof of his room.  Died at Kittanning Hospital the next day.)
[ T ]
Truby, Henry
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Mosgrove Mine, Age 60, single.);
(Injured.  Back injured by a fall of mine roof, in the Mosgrove Mine, Jan. 13, 1905.)
[ U ]
[ V ]
Victonia, Lasia
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Mosgrove Mine, Age 30, married.);
(Injured.  Back hurt by a fall of roof in his room, in the Mosgrove Mine, Oct. 14, 1905.)
[ W ]
Wallwork, Samuel
(General Superintendent, ca.1917, Wallwork Mining Company, Mosgrove, PA, Mosgrove No. 3 Mine (Wallwork), Mosgrove, PA.)
Wester, Gus
(Swedish Miner, Machine Runner ca.1904, Mosgrove Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 45, married.);
(Injured.  Collar bone broken by a fall of slate, in the Mosgrove Mine, Sept. 16, 1904.)
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