Freeland, PA Mine Shaft Slate Fall, Oct 1911

TONS OF SLATE FALL ON FIVE WORKMEN.

DRAWN INTO ABANDONED MINE AIRSHAFT AT FREELAND, PA.

Freeland, Pa., Oct. 4. -- At Driften colliery of the Lehigh Valley Coal Company while a gang of seven men were repairing a drag line on the summit of a tall culm bank the ground beneath their feet gave way.
Five men were sucked into an old abandoned airshaft and buried beneath tons of slate and coal dirt. Death was instantaneous as the men fell seventy feet to the bottom of the shaft.
The dead are:
NAGAIRIRO D. ANGELO.
JOSEPH CAMMORARIL.
ANTONIO ANLICIRLO.
JOHN ANLICIRLO, his brother.
MIKE SABOLA.

Indiana Evening Gazette Pennsylvania 1911-10-04