Mahanoy City, PA Buck Mount Colliery Gas Explosion, Nov 1900
Fatal Gas Explosion In Pennsylvania Colliery
Mahanoy City, Nov. 9.- One man was killed, five others probably fatally injured and 20 others more or less seriously injured by an explosion of gas at the Buck Mount colliery two miles from here:
John G. McGlynn.
As far as can be learned the explosion was apparently due to Edward Gallagher going into an abandoned working place with a naked lamp which ignited the gas.
Idaho Statesman, Boise, ID 10 Nov 1900