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View the Mine Disaster CalendarMonth:  October   (Display in Fatal Order)   (Display in Day Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed
10/28/2011 Equality View the planets for this day Centertown, KY Coal Fall of Highwall 2  
10/17/2002 Storm Decline View the planets for this day Elko, NV MNM Heat Stress 2  
10/27/1980 Crawford No. 1 View the planets for this day Woodbine, KY Coal Explosives 3  
10/02/1974 Maple Meadow View the planets for this day Fairdale, WV Coal Hoisting 3  
10/16/1965 Mars No. 2 View the planets for this day Wilsonburg, WV Coal Fire 7  
10/28/1958 Burton View the planets for this day Nicholas County, WV Coal Explosion 14  
10/27/1958 Bishop No. 34 View the planets for this day Wise, VA Coal Explosion 22  
10/30/1952 Herron View the planets for this day Herron, MI MNM Explosion 5  
10/31/1951 United Gas No. 1 View the planets for this day United, WV Coal Explosion 12  
10/15/1951 Bunker View the planets for this day Cassville, WV Coal Explosion 10  
10/27/1941 Daniel Boone View the planets for this day St. Charles, KY Coal Explosion 15  
10/26/1937 Evan Jones  Jonesville, AK Coal Explosion 14  
10/15/1937 Mulga View the planets for this day Birmingham, AL Coal Explosion 34  
10/06/1936 Morning View the planets for this day Mullan, ID MNM Hoisting 10  
10/24/1931 Mocanaqua View the planets for this day Mocanaqua, PA Coal Explosion 4  
10/27/1930 Wheatley No. 4 View the planets for this day McAlester, OK Coal Explosion 30  
10/22/1928 McAlpin View the planets for this day McAlpin, WV Coal Explosion 6  
10/29/1927 Quincy Shaft No. 2 View the planets for this day Hancock, MI MNM Rock Fall 7  
10/30/1926 Colliery No. 7 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Explosion 9  
10/04/1926 Rockwood View the planets for this day Rockwood, TN Coal Explosion 27  
10/07/1923 Midwest View the planets for this day Palisades, CO Coal Explosion 6  
10/20/1922 No. 11 View the planets for this day McCurtain, OK Coal Explosion 8  
10/29/1919 Amsterdam No. 2 View the planets for this day Amsterdam, OH Coal Fire 20  
10/22/1916 Marvel No. 2 View the planets for this day Marvel, AL Coal Explosion 18  
10/10/1916 Jamison No. 7 View the planets for this day Barrackville, WV Coal Explosion 10  
10/19/1915 Granite Mountain View the planets for this day Butte, Mt MNM Explosives 16  
10/27/1914 North No. 1 View the planets for this day Royalton, IL Coal Explosion 52  
10/05/1914 Mulga View the planets for this day Mulga, AL Coal Explosion 16  
10/22/1913 Stag Cañon No. 2 View the planets for this day Dawson, NM Coal Explosion 263  
10/23/1911 O Gara No. 9 View the planets for this day Harrisburg, IL Coal Explosion 8  
10/19/1911 Wharton View the planets for this day Hibernia, NJ MNM Inundation 12  
10/03/1911 Drifton No. 2 View the planets for this day Freeland, PA Coal Fall of Person 5  
10/08/1910 Starkville View the planets for this day Starkville, CO Coal Explosion 56  
10/31/1909 Franklin No. 2 View the planets for this day Johnstown, PA Coal Explosion 13  
10/21/1909 Rock Island No. 8 View the planets for this day Hartshorne, OK Coal Explosion 10  
10/03/1909 Northwestern View the planets for this day Roslyn, WA Coal Explosion/Fire 10  
10/24/1906 Rolling Mill View the planets for this day Johnstown, PA Coal Explosion 7  
10/05/1906 Dutchman View the planets for this day Blossburg, NM Coal Explosion 10  
10/03/1906 Pocahontas View the planets for this day Pocahontas, VA Coal Explosion 36  
10/29/1905 Hazel Kirk No. 2 View the planets for this day Monongahela, PA Coal Explosion 5  
10/13/1905 Clyde View the planets for this day Fredericktown, PA Coal Fire 6  
10/06/1905 Granville Quarry View the planets for this day Granville, NY MNM Cave-in 10  
10/28/1904 Tercio View the planets for this day Tercio, CO Coal Explosion 19  
10/01/1902 Lawson View the planets for this day Black Diamond, WA Coal Explosion 11  
10/26/1901 Diamondville No. 1 View the planets for this day Diamondville, WY Coal Explosion 22  
10/25/1901 Buttonwood View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 6  
10/01/1898 Midvale View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Fire 5  
10/30/1897 Von Storch View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Coal Fire 6  
10/29/1896 Shaft No. 3 View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 6  
10/07/1895 Dorrance View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 7  
10/11/1894 Henry Clay View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Expl. Vessel 6  
10/08/1894 Luke Fidler View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Fire 5  
10/23/1891 Richardson View the planets for this day Glen Carbon, PA Coal Asphyxiation 7  
10/01/1887 Bast View the planets for this day Big Mine Run, PA Coal Asphyxiation 5  
10/21/1885 Plymouth No. 2 View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 6  
10/27/1884 Youngstown View the planets for this day Uniontown, PA Coal Explosion 14  
10/03/1879 Tioga View the planets for this day Bodie, CA MNM Hoisting 6  
10/02/1871 Otto Red Ash View the planets for this day Branch Dale, PA Coal Explosion 5  
 
 

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