Olymphant, PA Eddy Creek Mine Accident, Apr 1896
Causes the Death of Four Men in Pennsylvania Mine.
Scranton, Pa., April 20.---Falling rock in the Eddy creek shaft at Olymphant about 11:30 o'clock Saturday killed four men. The victims are Ralph and James Abbott, brothers, who lived at Throop: John McHale, of Olymphant, and William Harvey, of Priceburg. The men were known as rock miners, and were driving a tunnel from one part of the mine when a rock fell and killed them.
Evening Bulletin, Decatur, IL 20 Apr 1896