November 2, 192512, William Buroski, of Pana, miner, age 45 years, married, was killed in
Pana Coal Company's No. 1 mine by a shot explosion. He leaves a widow and one child.
July 11, 18892, John A. Foster, of Pana, a widower, aged 31 years, was killed July 11, 1889,
at No. 1 colliery of the Pana Coal Co.. He had fired a shot in the facve of the room where he worked; the powder had blown
up into the roof next to the face of the coal, the top-coal was still standing up, but in taking down the top coal the slate became
loosened at the face and the coal and slate all came away together and caught him.
December 10, 193013, John Hanson, of Pana, miner, age 59 years, married, was killed in
Pana Coal Company's No. 1 mine by a fall of slate. He leaves a widow and four children.
November 3, 18934, Louis Henriott, of Pana, driver, aged 29 years, single, was killed by being
run over by pit-cars in mine No. 1of the Pana Coal Company, Pana, Christian county. The deceased was taking a trip of
three loaded cars down a light grade, and when found was lying across thye track, the first car having passed over his body.
He died about fifteen minutes after being found. The grade where the accident happened being very light, a trip could be hauled
over it without spragging any of the wheels. What caused him to fall under the cars is not accounted for. The cars have sixteen
inch wheels and hold about two tons of coal.
January 30, 193914, Victor Huffmaster, of Pana, top man, aged 51 years, married, killed
by clothes catching in drive shaft to shakers at No. 1 mine of the Pana Coal Mining Co., leaving wife and two dependent children.
Note : On a later page in the same report, there is a chart listing this death as having occurred in the Penwell Coal Mine.
A newspaper article also states death occurring in Penwell Coal Mine. See : Penwell Coal Mine.
August 22, 194215, William Malesky, of Pana, miner, aged 59 years, single, died from injuries received on
August 17, 1942, in Pana Mines Corporation's No. 1 mine, when coal fell from the face on him.
May 25, 19116, Emal Matthews, of Pana, miner, aged 52 years, single, employed at Pana Coal
Company's No. 1 mine, Pana, Christian county, was killed by a fall of coal. Deceased was mining coal at the face when the coal
broke away. About one ton fell on him, causing his death three hours later.
March 24, 19149, Fred McCurdy, of Pana, miner, aged 29 years, married, received
injuries in mine No. 1. Pana Coal Company, Pana, Christian County, from which he died March 27, 1914. Deceased was in act of
undercutting coal at face of his working place when a quantity fell with result as stated. He leaves a widow and four children.
November 8, 192512, Puyus Mitchell, of Pana, miner, age 45 years, married, died from injuries
received the dasy before in Pana Coal Company's No. 1 mine, by a shot explosion to which he returned too soon.
He leaves a widow and two children.
December 10, 19128, Rudolph Oehler, of Pana, laborer, aged 25 years, single, fell down the shaft
of the No. 1 mine of the Pana Coal Company, Pana, Christian County, and was killed.
September 29, 19117, John Ratkus, of Pana, miner, aged 40 years, single, employed by Pana Coal Company,
at mine No. 1, Pana, Christian County, was killed by falling coal.
August 5, 18923, August Runge, of Pana, blacksmith, aged 28 years, was killed by falling down the
shaft of Pana Coal Co.'s mine No. 1, at Pana. He was repairing the cage, on which he was standing, and was about two feet
above the stops. The mine manager told him to get off the cage and he would have the engineer lower it on to the stops.
Runge said he would stay on the cage. The signal was given to lower the cage, but before lowering, it went up about six feet.
Bunge it seems got frightened and jumped off. He struck his head against a cross-timber, which threw him into the shaft.
He left a widow and two children.
April 22, 194416, Adam Simpson, of Pana, loader, aged 50 years, married, was killede by a rock fall
in Pana Mines Corporation's No. 1 mine. He leaves a widow and one dependent child.
August 17, 194215, Ludwig Turner, of Pana, miner, aged 58 years, single, was killed when coal fell from the face
on him in Pana Mines Corporation's No. 1 mine.
December 12, 18955 , Joseph Wallner, of Pana, aged 23 years, single, occupation miner, was killed at 3 p. m.,
December 12, 1895, in mine No. 1 of the Pana Coal Company, Pana, Christian county. He was mining, when a piece of coal weighing
about 1,500 pounds fell, crushing him so that he died instantly.