50 years later, dramatic rescue of trapped coal miners to be commemorated in Pa.

  • Updated: August 13, 2013 - 3:00 PM

SHEPPTON, Pa. — The plight of a pair of coal miners trapped in a collapsed Pennsylvania mine, and their dramatic and unlikely rescue after 14 days underground, riveted the public's attention in August 1963. "MINE MIRACLE," read the banner headline atop the Los Angeles Times.

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