Hill Farm Mines Explosion

Fayette County, PA. June 16, 1890 A MINE HORROR:  THIRTY-ONE MINERS OR MORE MEET A TERRIBLE FATE. The Explosion One of the Most Disastrous Ever Recorded in the Coke Region’s History. DUNBAR, PA., June 16 – This morning at 11:10 a sullen shivering roar shook the lowly miners’ dwellings on the Hill Farm, in Fayette