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Coal Miners Memorial
Flanigan No. 6 Mine,
Flanigan No. 8 Mine,
Flanigan No. 9 Mine,
Flanigan Run Mine,
Flanigan Run No. 8 Mine,
Flannigan Run No. 10 Mine,
(Flanagan Mines),
(Flannigan Mines),

Patton,
Cambria County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated April 12, 2010

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Flanigan Mines (Flanagan Mines) (Flannigan Mines)


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Flanigan Mines, Patton, Cambria 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
FLANIGAN MINES (FLANAGAN MINES)
[ A ]
Ashcroft, John
(Superintendent, ca.1898, Flanigan Run Mine, Cambria Co., PA, for Patton Coal Company, Patton, PA.)
[ B ]
Bertisen, Geo.
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Flannigan No. 8 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 33, married.);
(Injured.  Collar bone broken by a fall of coal, in the Flannigan No. 8 Mine, June 2, 1904.  He failed to secure the coal.)
Bradaski, George
(Hungarian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Flannigan No. 8 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 36, married, 4 children.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by a fall of mine roof, in the Flannigan No. 8 Mine, Aug. 2, 1904.)
[ C ]
Chobby, John
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Falnnigan No. 8 Mine, Cambrioa Co., PA, Age 43, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by coal rolling on him, in the Flannigan No. 8 Mine, May 28, 1904.)
[ D ]
[ E ]
[ F ]
Fletcher, Richard
(English Miner, Mule Driver ca.1906, Flannigan No. 8 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 40, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken.  Caught in the mule spreads and traces, in the Flannigan No. 8 Mine, Oct. 11, 1906.)
Fosock, John
(Hungarian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1901, Flanagan No. 8 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 36, married.);
(Injured.  Fracture of leg by coal rolling on him, in the Flanagan No. 8 Mine, Oct. 16, 1901.)
[ G ]
[ H ]
[ I ]
[ J ]
Javanskie, Vavrek
(Austrian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Flannigan No. 8 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 23.);
(Killed.  Instantly killed by coming in contact with a trolley wire on the haulage road, the Voltage was 250 volts, in the Flannigan No. 8 Mine, Sept. 14, 1904.) 
[ K ]
[ L ]
Lennon, John
(American Miner, Machine Runner ca.,1904, Flannigan No. 8 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 27, married.);
(Injured.  Four fingers badly crushed.  Amputation was necessary.  Caught in the gear wheel of an electric mining machine, Nov. 12, 1904.)
Lingle, H. S.
(General Superintenent, ca.1906, Pennsylvania, Beech Creek & Eastern Coal Company, Patton Division, Patton, PA, Flannigan No. 8 Mine, Flannigan No. 10 Mine, Cambria Co., PA.);
(Superintendent, ca.1906, of the Flannigan No. 8 Mine, Flannigan No. 10 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, for Pennsylvania, Beech Creek & Eastern Coal Company, Patton, PA.)
Lingle, W. C.
(General Superintendent, ca.1901, Beech Creek Coal & Coke Company, Flanigan No. 8, No. 9 Mines, Cambria Co., PA.);
(General Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, Beech Creek Coal & Coke Company, Flanigan Run No. 8 and No. 10 Mines, Cambria Co., PA.);
(Superintendent, ca.1901, of the Flanigan No. 8, No. 9 Mines, Cambria Co., PA, for Beech Creek Coal & Coke Company);
(Superintendent, ca.1904, ca.1905, of the Flanigan Run No. 8 and No. 10 Mines, Cambria Co., PA, for Beech Creek Coal & Coke Company)
[ M ]
Manion, Patrick
(Irish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Flannigan Mine No. 8, Cambria Co., PA, Age 63, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of coal, in the Flannigan No. 8 Mine, April 14, 1904.  He failed to secure the coal.)
Mikula, Andrew
(Austrian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1905, Flanagan No. 8 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 23, single.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of mine roof on pillar work, in the Flanagan No 8 Mine, Jan. 4, 1905.  He was working on heading stumps with his uncle, and had gone back to take out a stump that they had decided to leave stand.  While working upon this stump, a piece of roof fell upon him.)
Montooth, Alex.
(Miner, Mine Foreman ca.1898, Flanigan Run Mine, Cambria Co., PA.)
[ N ]
[ O ]
[ P ]
Prouski, John
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1901, Flanagan No. 6 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 37, married.);
(Injured.  Leg broken by a fall of coal, in the Falangan No. 6 Mine, Oct. 15, 1901.)
[ Q ]
[ R ]
[ S ]
Swanson, Axei
(American Miner Boy, Pick Miner ca.1901, Flanagan No. 8 Mine, Cambria Co., PA, Age 13.);
(Injured.  Foot crushed, necessitating amputation, by coal rolling upon him, in the Flanagan No. 8 Mine, Aug. 29, 1901.)
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[ U ]
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