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Hazleton, PA Stockton Mine Explosion, Jun 1893

Miners Badly Burned.

HAZLETON, Pa., June 9.---An explosion of gas occurred in No. 2 Stockton colliery, operated by Linderman & Skeer, by which Martin Kosack, Michael Lensko, George Palcko and John Morenzi were horribly burned. The explosion was caused by a naked lamp coming in contact with a body of gas which had collected in a heading. The injured men were taken to the hospital, where they now lie in a critical condition.

Daily Citizen, Iowa City, Iowa, 9 June 1893

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