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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed
01/21/2010 Viburnum No. 29 View the planets for this day Viburnum, MO MNM Fire 0  
01/13/2007 Cucumber View the planets for this day Cucumber, WV Coal Roof Fall 2  
01/19/2006 Alma No. 1 View the planets for this day Melville, WV Coal Fire 2  
01/02/2006 Sago View the planets for this day Tallmansville, WV Coal Explosion 12  
01/22/2003 McElroy View the planets for this day Cameron, WV Coal Explosion 3  
01/04/1989 CV 2 View the planets for this day Middlesboro, KY Coal Roof Fall 3  
01/22/1982 Phelps No. 3 View the planets for this day Phelps, KY Coal Roof Fall 2  
01/20/1982 RHF No. 1 View the planets for this day Craynor, KY Coal Explosion 7  
01/07/1974 Beckley No. 1 View the planets for this day Bolt, WV Coal Hoisting 3  
01/05/1971 El Dorado View the planets for this day Shingle Springs, CA MNM Hoisting 4  
01/24/1967 VA Pocahontas No. 1 View the planets for this day Grundy, VA Coal Explosion 3  
01/10/1962 Blue Blaze No. 2 View the planets for this day Herrin, IL Coal Explosion 11  
01/22/1959 River Slope View the planets for this day Port Griffith, PA Coal Inundation 12  
01/18/1957 Evan Jones View the planets for this day Jonesville, AK Coal Explosion 5  
01/18/1951 Burning Springs View the planets for this day Kermit, WV Coal Explosion 11  
01/05/1949 S. Wilkes-Barre View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 2  
01/15/1947 Nottingham View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 15  
01/15/1946 Havaco No. 9 View the planets for this day Welch, WV Coal Explosion 15  
01/17/1945 Craig No. 2 View the planets for this day Pittsburg, OK Coal Explosion 9  
01/08/1943 Pursglove No. 15 View the planets for this day Pursglove, WV Coal Fire 13  
01/05/1943 Boyd View the planets for this day Ducktown, TN MNM Asphyxiation 9  
01/27/1942 Wadge View the planets for this day Mount Harris, CO Coal Explosion 34  
01/09/1942 Pride of the West View the planets for this day Silverton, CO MNM Asphyxiation 8  
01/22/1941 Carswell View the planets for this day Kimball, WV Coal Explosion 6  
01/10/1940 Bartley No. 1 View the planets for this day Bartley, WV Coal Explosion 91  
01/31/1939 Southern View the planets for this day Treece, KS MNM Roof Fall 5  
01/02/1939 Crown Hill No. 6 View the planets for this day Clinton, IN Coal Fire 1  
01/12/1938 Harwick View the planets for this day Harwick, PA Coal Explosion 10  
01/20/1936 Monarch No. 2 View the planets for this day Broomfield, CO Coal Explosion 8  
01/21/1935 Gilberton View the planets for this day Gilberton, PA Coal Explosion 13  
01/18/1932 Parrott View the planets for this day Parrott, VA Coal Explosion 6  
01/28/1931 Little Betty View the planets for this day Dugger, IN Coal Explosion 28  
01/06/1931 Raleigh-Wyoming No. 2 View the planets for this day Beckley, WV Coal Explosion 8  
01/03/1931 Midvale No. 4 View the planets for this day Midvale, OH Coal Explosion 5  
01/19/1930 Lillybrook No. 1 View the planets for this day Lillybrook, WV Coal Explosion 8  
01/13/1930 Peerless View the planets for this day Straven, AL Coal Explosion 7  
01/26/1929 Kingston No. 5 View the planets for this day Kingston, WV Coal Explosion 14  
01/09/1928 No. 18 View the planets for this day West Frankfort, IL Coal Explosion 21  
01/31/1927 Nortonville View the planets for this day Nortonville, KY Coal Explosion 5  
01/29/1926 New Orient No. 2 View the planets for this day West Frankfort, IL Coal Explosion 5  
01/29/1926 Mossboro View the planets for this day Helena, AL Coal Explosion 27  
01/14/1926 Jamison No. 8 View the planets for this day Farmington, WV Coal Explosion 19  
01/13/1926 No. 21 View the planets for this day Wilburton, OK Coal Explosion 91  
01/15/1925 Diamond No. 1 View the planets for this day Providence, KY Coal Explosion 6  
01/26/1924 Lancashire No. 18 View the planets for this day Shanktown, PA Coal Explosion 36  
01/25/1924 McClintock View the planets for this day Johnston City, IL Coal Explosion 33  
01/10/1923 Dolomite No. 1 View the planets for this day Dolomite, AL Coal Explosion 5  
01/30/1922 Layman Galloway View the planets for this day Pineville, KY Coal Explosion 6  
01/21/1914 Boston View the planets for this day Bingham, UT MNM Fire 5  
01/14/1914 Spencer-Newland No. 7 View the planets for this day Mulberry, KS Coal Hoisting 6  
01/10/1914 Rock Castle View the planets for this day Rock Castle, AL Coal Explosion 12  
01/21/1912 Cherry Valley View the planets for this day Cherry Valley, PA Coal Fire 1  
01/20/1912 Kemmerer No. 4 View the planets for this day Kemmerer, WY Coal Explosion 9  
01/19/1912 Central View the planets for this day Central City, KY Coal Explosion 5  
01/16/1912 Carbon Hill View the planets for this day Carbon Hill, VA Coal Explosives 5  
01/09/1912 Parrish No. 9 View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosives 6  
01/20/1911 Carbon Hill View the planets for this day Carbon Hill, VA Coal Explosion 7  
01/01/1911 Keating View the planets for this day Radersburg, MT MNM Explosion 6  
01/31/1910 Primero View the planets for this day Primero, CO Coal Explosion 75  
01/11/1910 Nottingham View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 7  
01/29/1909 Northwestern View the planets for this day Ashford County, WA Coal Asphyxiation 2  
01/25/1909 Washington No. 5 View the planets for this day Franklin, MD Coal Mine Cars 5  
01/25/1909 Orenda No. 2 View the planets for this day Boswell, PA Coal Explosion 5  
01/19/1909 Stone Canyon View the planets for this day Chancellor, CA Coal Explosion 6  
01/12/1909 Lick Branch View the planets for this day Switchback, WV Coal Explosion 67  
01/10/1909 Carbon Hill View the planets for this day Gayton, VA Coal Explosion 6  
01/10/1909 Leiter View the planets for this day Zeigler, IL Coal Explosion/Fire 26  
01/30/1908 New River View the planets for this day Hawks Nest, WV Coal Explosion 9  
01/29/1907 Johnston City View the planets for this day Johnston City, IL Coal Explosives 7  
01/29/1907 Stuart View the planets for this day Stuart, WV Coal Explosion 84  
01/26/1907 Lorentz View the planets for this day Penco, WV Coal Explosion 12  
01/23/1907 Primero View the planets for this day Primero, CO Coal Explosion 24  
01/14/1907 Deering No. 7 View the planets for this day Clinton, IN Coal Explosives 7  
01/24/1906 Poteau No. 6 View the planets for this day Witteville, OK Coal Explosives 14  
01/18/1906 Detroit View the planets for this day Detroit, WV Coal Explosion 18  
01/10/1906 Haverstraw Clay Pit View the planets for this day Haverstraw, NY MNM Landslide 17  
01/04/1906 Coaldale View the planets for this day Coaldale, WV Coal Explosion 22  
01/16/1905 Decatur View the planets for this day Decatur, IL Coal Fire 6  
01/30/1904 Maple Hill View the planets for this day Mahanoy City, PA Coal Explosives 5  
01/26/1904 Independence View the planets for this day Victor, CO MNM Hoisting 14  
01/25/1904 Harwick View the planets for this day Cheswick, PA Coal Explosion 179  
01/24/1902 Lost Creek No. 2 View the planets for this day Oskaloosa, IA Coal Explosion 20  
01/13/1902 Milby and Dow View the planets for this day Dow, OK Coal Fire 10  
01/07/1902 Negaunee View the planets for this day Negaunee, MI MNM Roof Fall 10  
01/13/1897 Wadesville View the planets for this day Wadesville, PA Coal Fall of Person 5  
01/04/1897 Alderson No. 1 View the planets for this day Alderson, OK Coal Explosion 5  
01/04/1896 Anna Lee View the planets for this day Victor, CO MNM Cave-in 8  
01/22/1895 Tate View the planets for this day Sturgis, KY Coal Explosives 5  
01/16/1895 Butte Hardware View the planets for this day Butte, MT Coal Explosives 150  
01/10/1893 Como View the planets for this day King, CO Coal Explosion 24  
01/07/1892 No. 11 View the planets for this day Krebs, OK Coal Explosion 100  
01/27/1891 Mammoth View the planets for this day Mt. Pleasant, PA Coal Explosion 109  
01/21/1886 Orrel View the planets for this day Newburg, WV Coal Explosion 39  
01/12/1886 Almy No. 4 View the planets for this day Almy, WY Coal Explosion 13  
01/24/1884 Crested Butte View the planets for this day Crested Butte, CO Coal Explosion 59  
01/09/1883 Coulterville View the planets for this day Coulterville, IL Coal Explosion 10  
01/15/1878 Potts View the planets for this day Locustdale, PA Coal Explosion 5  
01/12/1846 Delaware-Hudson View the planets for this day Carbondale, PA Coal Roof Fall 14  
 
 

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