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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed
05/20/2006 Darby No. 1 View the planets for this day Holmes Mill, KY Coal Explosion 5  
05/10/1982 Magma View the planets for this day Superior, AZ MNM Roof Fall 3  
05/12/1975 Deer Creek View the planets for this day Huntington, UT Coal Roof Fall 3  
05/02/1972 Sunshine View the planets for this day Kellogg, ID MNM Fire 91  
05/15/1970 Silver Eagle View the planets for this day Stevens Cnty, WA MNM Asphyxiation 3  
05/06/1968 Saxsewell No. 8 View the planets for this day Hominy Falls, WV Coal Inundation 4  
05/23/1967 No. 22 View the planets for this day Deane, KY Coal Roof Fall 3  
05/17/1967 No. 3 View the planets for this day Oakwood, VA Coal Roof Fall 3  
05/24/1965 No. 2A View the planets for this day Robbins, TN Coal Explosion 5  
05/04/1949 Gilberton No. 5 View the planets for this day Girardville, PA Coal Fire 4  
05/20/1948 Clinchfield No. 2 View the planets for this day Dante, VA Coal Roof Fall 6  
05/09/1945 Sunnyside No. 1 View the planets for this day Sunnyside, UT Coal Explosion 23  
05/11/1943 Praco No. 10 View the planets for this day Praco, AL Coal Explosion 12  
05/05/1943 NuRex View the planets for this day LaFollette, TN Coal Explosion 10  
05/18/1942 Hitchman View the planets for this day Benwood, WV Coal Explosion 5  
05/12/1942 Christopher No. 3 View the planets for this day Osage, WV Coal Explosion 56  
05/11/1942 Peerless View the planets for this day Greenwood, AR Coal Explosion 6  
05/22/1941 Panhandle No. 2 View the planets for this day Bicknell, IN Coal Explosion 14  
05/11/1935 Barrackville No. 41 View the planets for this day Barrackville, WV Coal Fire 6  
05/07/1935 S. Wilkes-Barre View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Rock Fall 7  
05/29/1931 Richards Colliery View the planets for this day Mount Carmel, PA Coal Explosion 5  
05/17/1930 Terry-Butterskill Quarry View the planets for this day Union, WV MNM Explosives 6  
05/27/1929 Connellsville View the planets for this day Yolande, AL Coal Explosion 10  
05/25/1928 Baltimore No. 5 View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 10  
05/22/1928 Yukon-Pocahontas No. 1 View the planets for this day Yukon, WV Coal Explosion 17  
05/22/1928 No. 30 View the planets for this day Kenvir, KY Coal Explosives 8  
05/19/1928 Mather No. 1 View the planets for this day Mather, PA Coal Explosion 195  
05/27/1927 Delagua No. 3 View the planets for this day Delagua, CO Coal Explosion 7  
05/26/1927 Woodward No. 3 View the planets for this day Edwardsville, PA Coal Explosion 7  
05/13/1927 Shannon Branch No. 3 View the planets for this day Capels, WV Coal Explosion 8  
05/06/1926 Randolph Colliery View the planets for this day Port Carbon, PA Coal Explosion 5  
05/31/1925 Piper No. 2 View the planets for this day Piper, AL Coal Asphyxiation 6  
05/27/1925 Farmville View the planets for this day Coal Glen, NC Coal Explosion 53  
05/26/1925 Woodward View the planets for this day Edwardsville, PA Coal Explosion 7  
05/05/1923 Southwestern View the planets for this day Aguilar, CO Coal Explosion 10  
05/25/1922 Acmar No. 3 View the planets for this day Acmar, AL Coal Explosion 11  
05/22/1920 Mallory No. 3 View the planets for this day Mallory, WV Coal Roof Fall 5  
05/03/1920 Submarine View the planets for this day Clinton, IN Coal Explosion 5  
05/20/1918 Villa View the planets for this day Villa, WV Coal Fire 13  
05/24/1915 Smokeless Valley No. 1 View the planets for this day Johnstown, PA Coal Explosion 9  
05/29/1914 Mary D View the planets for this day Mary D, PA Coal Hoisting 6  
05/17/1913 Imperial View the planets for this day Belle Valley, OH Coal Explosion 15  
05/06/1913 Taylor View the planets for this day Hartford, KY Coal Asphyxiation 5  
05/13/1912 Norrie View the planets for this day Ironwood, MI MNM Cave-in 7  
05/27/1911 Cameron View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Asphyxiation 5  
05/10/1911 Boston View the planets for this day Larksville, PA Coal Fire 5  
05/10/1911 Plymouth No. 5 View the planets for this day Larksville, PA Coal Asphyxiation 5  
05/05/1911 Hartford-Cambria No. 2 View the planets for this day Negaunee, MI MNM Fire 7  
05/05/1910 Palos No. 3 View the planets for this day Palos, AL Coal Explosion 83  
05/12/1909 Callahan Quarry View the planets for this day South Bethlehem, NY MNM Explosives 29  
05/13/1908 Prospect View the planets for this day Midvale, PA Coal Roof Fall 5  
05/12/1908 Mount Lookout View the planets for this day Wyoming, PA Coal Explosion 12  
05/19/1907 Engleville View the planets for this day Engleville, CO Coal Fire 5  
05/01/1907 Whipple View the planets for this day Scarbro, WV Coal Explosion 16  
05/15/1906 Shenandoah City View the planets for this day Shenandoah, PA Coal Explosives 7  
05/12/1905 Cora View the planets for this day Butte, MT MNM Explosion 7  
05/25/1904 Williamstown View the planets for this day Williamstown, PA Coal Asphyxiation 10  
05/11/1904 Big Muddy View the planets for this day Herrin, IL Coal Explosives 10  
05/05/1904 Locust Gap View the planets for this day Locust Gap, PA Coal Fire 5  
05/05/1904 Lance View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosives 5  
05/19/1902 Fraterville View the planets for this day Coal Creek, TN Coal Explosion 184  
05/27/1901 Richland View the planets for this day Dayton, TN Coal Explosion 20  
05/15/1901 Chatham View the planets for this day Farmington, WV Coal Explosion 10  
05/23/1900 Cumnock View the planets for this day Cumnock, NC Coal Explosion 23  
05/01/1900 Winter Quarters No. 1, 2 View the planets for this day Scofield, UT Coal Explosion 200  
05/26/1898 Kaska William View the planets for this day Middleport, PA Coal Inundation 6  
05/04/1893 Red Jacket Shaft View the planets for this day Calumet, MI MNM Hoisting 10  
05/10/1892 Roslyn View the planets for this day Roslyn, WA Coal Explosion 45  
05/22/1891 Pratt No. 1 Shaft View the planets for this day Pratt City, AL Coal Explosion 11  
05/15/1890 Jersey No. 8 View the planets for this day Ashley, PA Coal Explosion 26  
05/09/1889 Kaska William View the planets for this day Middleport, PA Coal Hoisting 10  
05/03/1884 Gouverneur View the planets for this day Gouverneur, NY MNM Expl. Vessel 6  
05/24/1882 Kohinoor View the planets for this day Shenandoah, PA Coal Explosion 5  
05/03/1880 Short Mountain View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Explosion 5  
05/06/1879 Audenried View the planets for this day Audenried, PA Coal Explosion 6  
05/09/1877 Wadesville View the planets for this day Wadesville, PA Coal Fire 7  
05/20/1876 Midlothian View the planets for this day Coalfield, VA Coal Fire 8  
05/30/1874 Amador View the planets for this day Amador, CA MNM Hoisting 5  
05/27/1871 West Pittston View the planets for this day West Pittston, PA Coal Asphyxiation 20  
05/15/1854 English Pit View the planets for this day New Richmond, VA Coal Explosion 20  
 
 

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