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Coal Miners Memorial
Evans City Mine (Evans City Shaft Mine),

Evans City,
Butler County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Evans City Mine, Butler County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated March 2, 2010

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Evans City Mine


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Evans City Mine (Evans City Shaft Mine), Evans City, Butler 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
EVANS CITY MINE
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Evall, Louis
(Italian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, Evans City Shaft Mine, Butler Co., PA, Age 27, married.);
(Injured.  Body scalded by steam from the boiler explosion at the power house.  Outside the Evans City Shaft Mine, March 23, 1912.)
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Gaiser, L. B.
(Superintendent, ca.1912, of the Evans City Shaft Mine, Butler Co., PA, for Turner Coal Company.);
(Prosecuted for Violations of the Mining Laws:  L B. Gaiser, superintendent, Turner Coal Company, was prosecuted for neglecting to have the steam boilers at the Evans City Shaft Mine inspected in accordance with Section 6 of article 8 of the Act of June 9, 1911.  The defendant plead guilty or nolo contendere to the charge.  Sentence was suspended by the Court on condition that the defendant pay the costs in the case.)
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Maloney, James
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, Evans City Shaft Mine, Butler Co., PA, Age 36, married.);
(Injured.  Body scalded by steam from the boiler explosion at the power house.  Outside the Evans City Shaft Mine, March 23, 1912.)
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Priscsjak, Andey
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Evans City Mine, Butler Co., PA, Age 27, married, 1 child.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured by the flying roof shale from a premature blast of powder, while he was working in his room in the mine, in the Evans City Mine, July 30, 1904.)
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Stover, Fred
(General Superintendent, ca.1912, Standard Fuel Supply Company, Evans City, PA, Evans City Shaft Mine, Evans City, Butler Co., PA.);
(Superintendent, ca.1912, of the Evans City Shaft Mine, Evans City, Butler Co., PA, for Standard Fuel Supply Company, Evans City, PA.)
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Ward, Thomas
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, Evans City Shaft Mine, Butler Co., PA, Age 42, married.);
(Injured.  Face and body scaled by steam from the boiler explosion at the power house.  Outside the Evans City Shaft Mine, March 23, 1912.)
Woods, Bert
(American Miner, Pick Miner ca.1912, Evans City Shaft Mine, Butler Co., PA, Age 24, single.);
(Killed.  Severely scalded and burned by steam and water from the boiler explosion at the power house.  Outside the Evans City Shaft Mine, March 23, 1912.  Died the following day.   He was sitting in the boiler room outside of the mine, when the boiler burst.  The mine superintendent had neglected to have the boiler inspected, according to the law, and for such neglect He was prosecuted.)
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