Assistant Mine Foreman 1918

A report on mining in the state of Pennsylvania lists a Thomas Buggy of Barnesboro as an assistant mine foreman.[1] To obtain the position he had to pass an examination which was held at the Miner’s Hall in Patten, PA from 10-12 April 1918.[2] For the purposes of the report this was in relation to the fifteenth bituminous  district, which covered the counties of Cambria, Indiana and Clearfield.[3]


[1] Pennsylvania Dept of Mines. 1920. Report of the Department of Mines of Pennsylvania Pat II: Bituminous. Harrisburg, Pa: JLL Kuhn. p.841

[2]Ibid. p.840

[3] Ibid. p.781

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