By J. Stuart Richards
Through unique magazine and newspaper debts, J. Stuart Richards's demise within the Mines revisits Pennsylvania's such a lot infamous mining injuries and rescue makes an attempt from 1869 to 1943. From the hearth at Avondale Colliery that ended in the 1st legislation for law and inspection of mines, to the gasoline explosion at Lytle Mine in Primrose that killed fourteen males, Richards finds a number of features of Pennsylvania's such a lot perilous career. Richards, whose kinfolk has labored within the mines in view that 1870, deals a startling but delicate tribute to an and profession that's frequently ignored and underappreciated
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