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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed
02/13/1991 No. 1 View the planets for this day St. Charles, VA Coal Roof Fall 4  
02/06/1986 Loveridge No. 22 View the planets for this day Fairview, WV Coal Stockpile 5  
02/16/1984 Greenwich Collieries View the planets for this day Green Township, PA Coal Explosion 3  
02/15/1975 El Paso Quarry View the planets for this day El Paso, TX MNM Pwd Haulage 3  
02/26/1972 Buffalo Creek View the planets for this day Saunders, WV Coal Dam Failure 125  
02/19/1970 Jefferson Island View the planets for this day Jefferson Island, LA MNM Roof Fall 4  
02/08/1966 Stephens Elkhorn View the planets for this day Manton, KY Coal Roof Fall 4  
02/03/1966 Betty Bee No. 2 View the planets for this day Herald, VA Coal Roof Fall 3  
02/26/1964 Glen Burn Colliery View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Explosives 3  
02/03/1964 Bednarczyk Nos. 2, 3 View the planets for this day Gowen City, PA Coal Explosion 3  
02/12/1958 Lundale View the planets for this day Lundale, WV Coal Roof Fall 6  
02/04/1957 Bishop No. 34 View the planets for this day Wise, VA Coal Explosion 37  
02/02/1952 Carpentertown No. 2 View the planets for this day Mt. Pleasant, PA Coal Explosion 6  
02/08/1948 Sunshine View the planets for this day Excelsior, AR Coal Explosion 8  
02/20/1945 St. Anthony View the planets for this day Tiger, AZ MNM Fire 5  
02/27/1943 Smith No. 3 View the planets for this day Bearcreek, MT Coal Explosion 74  
02/10/1943 C. F. and H. View the planets for this day Shullsburg, WI MNM Cave-in 8  
02/14/1941 Fidelity View the planets for this day Du Quoin, IL Coal Explosives 7  
02/11/1938 Blind Bull View the planets for this day Afton, WY Coal Explosion 5  
02/19/1937 Walker View the planets for this day Quincy, CA MNM Explosives 6  
02/08/1933 B and C Quarry View the planets for this day Fletcher, NC MNM Rock Slide 7  
02/27/1932 Boisevain View the planets for this day Boisevain, VA Coal Explosion 38  
02/06/1930 Standard View the planets for this day Standardville, UT Coal Explosion 23  
02/28/1929 Stone Mt. Quarry View the planets for this day Decatur, GA MNM Expl. Vessel 7  
02/24/1928 Mama No. 3 View the planets for this day Jenny Lind, AR Coal Explosion 13  
02/20/1928 Kinloch View the planets for this day Parnassus, PA Coal Explosion 12  
02/16/1926 Nelson View the planets for this day Nelson Creek, KY Coal Explosion 8  
02/03/1926 Horning No. 4 View the planets for this day Horning, PA Coal Explosion 20  
02/20/1925 City View the planets for this day Sullivan, IN Coal Explosion 52  
02/05/1924 Milford View the planets for this day Crosby, MN MNM Inundation 41  
02/21/1923 Kaska William View the planets for this day Kaska, PA Coal Explosion 5  
02/08/1923 Stag Cañon No. 1 View the planets for this day Dawson, NM Coal Explosion 120  
02/07/1922 Marietta View the planets for this day Pinson Fork, KY Coal Explosion 9  
02/02/1922 Gates No. 2 View the planets for this day Brownsville, PA Coal Explosion 25  
02/02/1922 Belle Ellen No. 2 View the planets for this day Belle Ellen, AL Coal Explosion 9  
02/23/1921 Kathleen View the planets for this day Dowell, IL Coal Fire 7  
02/14/1921 Sahara No. 8 View the planets for this day Eldorado, IL Coal Asphyxiation 3  
02/12/1921 Moffatt View the planets for this day Oak Creek, CO Coal Explosion 5  
02/21/1918 Amasa-Porter View the planets for this day Crystal Falls, MI MNM Cave-in 17  
02/25/1917 North Star View the planets for this day Hailey, ID MNM Snowslide 16  
02/29/1916 Davis No. 42 View the planets for this day Kempton, MD Coal Explosion 16  
02/14/1916 Pennsylvania View the planets for this day Butte, MT MNM Fire 21  
02/11/1916 Ernest No. 2 View the planets for this day Ernest, PA Coal Explosion 27  
02/08/1916 Lance View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 7  
02/18/1915 New Home No. 2 View the planets for this day Rich Hill, MO Coal Explosives 5  
02/17/1915 Prospect View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 13  
02/06/1915 Carlisle View the planets for this day Carlisle, WV Coal Explosion 21  
02/16/1914 Cannon View the planets for this day Franklin County, WA Coal Inundation 1  
02/19/1913 Seagraves View the planets for this day Eldorado, IL Coal Explosion 5  
02/22/1912 Western No. 5 View the planets for this day Lehigh, OK Coal Fire 9  
02/09/1911 Cokedale View the planets for this day Trinidad, CO Coal Explosion 17  
02/02/1911 Belmont View the planets for this day Tonopah, NV MNM Fire 17  
02/08/1910 Barthell No. 1 View the planets for this day Stearns, KY Coal Explosion 6  
02/05/1910 Ernest No. 2 View the planets for this day Ernest, PA Coal Explosion 12  
02/01/1910 Browder View the planets for this day Browder, KY Coal Explosion 34  
02/26/1909 Keystone View the planets for this day Joplin, MO MNM Cave-in 5  
02/02/1909 Short Creek View the planets for this day Short Creek, AL Coal Explosion 18  
02/10/1908 Moody View the planets for this day South Carrolton, KY Coal Explosion 9  
02/04/1907 Thomas No. 25 View the planets for this day Thomas, WV Coal Explosion 25  
02/27/1906 Piper No. 2 View the planets for this day Piper, AL Coal Explosion 12  
02/19/1906 Maitland View the planets for this day Walsenburg, CO Coal Explosion 14  
02/08/1906 Parral View the planets for this day Parral, WV Coal Explosion 23  
02/20/1905 Grapevine View the planets for this day Wilcoe, WV Coal Explosion 7  
02/20/1905 Virginia City View the planets for this day Virginia City, AL Coal Explosion 112  
02/18/1905 Lytle View the planets for this day Minersville, PA Coal Roof Fall 5  
02/25/1901 Diamondville No. 1 View the planets for this day Diamondville, WY Coal Fire 26  
02/21/1899 Blocton No. 2 View the planets for this day Blocton, AL Coal Explosion 5  
02/12/1899 Diamondville No. 1 View the planets for this day Diamondville, WY Coal Asphyxiation 2  
02/18/1896 Vulcan View the planets for this day New Castle, CO Coal Explosion 49  
02/27/1895 White Ash View the planets for this day Madrid, NM Coal Explosion 24  
02/18/1895 West Bear Ridge View the planets for this day Mahony Plane, PA Coal Explosion 5  
02/13/1894 Gaylord View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Roof Fall 13  
02/14/1893 Chicago and Iowa View the planets for this day Albia, IA Coal Explosion 8  
02/11/1893 Sheldon Quarry View the planets for this day West Rutland, VT MNM Roof Fall 7  
02/04/1891 Spring Mountain No. 1 View the planets for this day Jeanesville, PA Coal Inundation 13  
02/01/1890 Nottingham View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 8  
02/20/1884 West Leisenring View the planets for this day West Leisenring, PA Coal Explosion 19  
02/16/1883 Diamond View the planets for this day Braidwood, IL Coal Inundation 69  
02/03/1882 Midlothian View the planets for this day Coalfield, VA Coal Explosion 32  
02/16/1881 Belmont View the planets for this day Belmont, MT MNM Fire 6  
02/10/1881 Robbins View the planets for this day Robbins, OH Coal Explosion 6  
02/13/1874 Phoenix View the planets for this day Phoenix, MI MNM Explosives 6  
02/19/1847 Spencer View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Coal Explosion 7  
 
 

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