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All Mine Disasters in the United States
By County

View the Mine Disaster CalendarCounty:  McDowell County, WV

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Counties where 5 or more disasters occurred

 
Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed
01/10/1940 Bartley No. 1 View the planets for this day Bartley, WV Bituminous Explosion 91  
09/15/1902 Big Four View the planets for this day Algoma, WV Bituminous Explosion 17  
11/18/1911 Bottom Creek View the planets for this day Vivian, WV Bituminous Explosion 18  
09/28/1964 Bradshaw No. 6 View the planets for this day Bradshaw, WV Bituminous Explosion 3  
08/06/1948 Capels No. 11 View the planets for this day Capels, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 6  
07/18/1919 Carswell View the planets for this day Kimball, WV Bituminous Explosion 6  
01/22/1941 Carswell View the planets for this day Kimball, WV Bituminous Explosion 6  
01/13/2007 Cucumber View the planets for this day Cucumber, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 2  
02/20/1905 Grapevine View the planets for this day Wilcoe, WV Bituminous Explosion 7  
01/15/1946 Havaco No. 9 View the planets for this day Welch, WV Bituminous Explosion 15  
03/26/1912 Jed View the planets for this day Jed, WV Bituminous Explosion 81  
04/02/1928 Keystone No. 2 View the planets for this day Keystone, WV Bituminous Explosion 8  
03/28/1916 King View the planets for this day Kimball, WV Bituminous Explosion 10  
12/29/1908 Lick Branch View the planets for this day Switchback, WV Bituminous Explosion 50  
01/12/1909 Lick Branch View the planets for this day Switchback, WV Bituminous Explosion 67  
12/27/1957 Pocahontas No. 31 View the planets for this day McDowell County, WV Bituminous Explosion 11  
11/30/1928 Princess Poca View the planets for this day Roderfield, WV Bituminous Explosion 6  
05/13/1927 Shannon Branch No. 3 View the planets for this day Capels, WV Bituminous Explosion 8  
08/01/1911 Standard-Pocahontas View the planets for this day Welch, WV Bituminous Asphyxiation 6  
07/05/1905 Tidewater View the planets for this day Vivian, WV Bituminous Explosion 5  
11/04/1905 Tidewater View the planets for this day Vivian, WV Bituminous Explosion 7  
03/28/1924 Yukon No. 2 View the planets for this day Yukon, WV Bituminous Explosion 24  
05/22/1928 Yukon-Pocahontas No. 1 View the planets for this day Yukon, WV Bituminous Explosion 17  
 
 

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