Top five county mine disasters
January 26, 2014 1:57 AM

The deadliest mine disasters in county history:

44 killed: Clymer No. 1 (Sample Run)

Aug. 26, 1926

36 killed: Lancashire No. 18, Shanktown

Jan. 26, 1924

27 killed: Ernest No. 2

Feb. 11, 1916

21 killed: Lackawanna No. 4, Wehrum

June 23, 1909

11 killed: Ernest No. 2

Feb. 5, 1910

Source: Gazette archives, “Indiana County 175th Anniversary History”

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