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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarMonth:  December   (Display in Fatal Order)   (Display in Day Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed
12/07/1992 No. 3 View the planets for this day Norton, VA Coal Explosion 8  
12/14/1987 Slate Top View the planets for this day Woodbine, KY Coal Roof Fall 0  
12/11/1985 No. 2 Slope View the planets for this day Carlstown, PA Coal Explosion 3  
12/19/1984 Wilberg View the planets for this day Orangeville, UT Coal Fire 27  
12/08/1981 No. 21 View the planets for this day Whitewell, TN Coal Explosion 13  
12/07/1981 No. 11 View the planets for this day Kite, KY Coal Explosion 8  
12/03/1981 Stillhouse Run No. 1 View the planets for this day Bergoo, WV Coal Roof Fall 3  
12/16/1972 Itmann No. 3 View the planets for this day Itmann, WV Coal Explosion 5  
12/30/1970 Nos. 15 and 16 View the planets for this day Hyden, KY Coal Explosion 38  
12/01/1970 Russellton View the planets for this day Russellton, PA Coal Roof Fall 3  
12/12/1968 No. 8-B View the planets for this day Saunders, WV Coal Fire 3  
12/28/1965 Dutch Creek No. 1 View the planets for this day Redstone, CO Coal Explosion 9  
12/16/1963 Carbon No. 2 View the planets for this day Helper, UT Coal Explosion 9  
12/06/1962 Robena No. 3 View the planets for this day Carmichaels, PA Coal Explosion 37  
12/27/1957 Pocahontas No. 31 View the planets for this day McDowell County, WV Coal Explosion 11  
12/11/1957 Peerless No. 3 View the planets for this day Hackett, AR Coal Explosion 4  
12/09/1957 Glen Rogers No. 2 View the planets for this day Glen Rogers, WV Coal Bump 5  
12/21/1951 Orient No. 2 View the planets for this day West Frankfort, IL Coal Explosion 119  
12/11/1947 Franklin View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 8  
12/26/1945 Belva No. 1 View the planets for this day Four Mile, KY Coal Explosion 24  
12/15/1942 Laing No. 1 View the planets for this day Laing, WV Coal Pwd Haulage 5  
12/28/1941 No. 47 View the planets for this day Harco, IL Coal Explosion 8  
12/11/1941 Powhatan No. 1 View the planets for this day Powhatan, OH Coal Fire 2  
12/17/1940 No. 4 View the planets for this day Beckley, WV Coal Explosion 9  
12/23/1932 Shafer View the planets for this day Moweaqua, IL Coal Explosion 54  
12/09/1932 Zero View the planets for this day Yancey, KY Coal Explosion 23  
12/07/1932 Morgan Jones View the planets for this day Madrid, NM Coal Explosion 14  
12/28/1931 Overton No. 1 View the planets for this day Irondale, AL Coal Explosion 5  
12/06/1930 Lamb View the planets for this day Madrid, NM Coal Explosion 5  
12/17/1929 Old Town View the planets for this day McAlester, OK Coal Explosion 61  
12/01/1929 Old Ben No. 8 View the planets for this day West Frankfort, IL Coal Explosion 7  
12/27/1928 Carolina View the planets for this day Sanford, NC Coal Hoisting 4  
12/19/1928 Black Diamond No. 2 View the planets for this day Drakesboro, KY Coal Explosion 6  
12/20/1927 Franco No. 1 View the planets for this day Johnston City, IL Coal Explosion 7  
12/09/1926 Francisco No. 2 View the planets for this day Francisco, IN Coal Explosion 37  
12/23/1925 Webb View the planets for this day Bellaire, OH Coal Fire 9  
12/14/1925 Wilkeson View the planets for this day Tacoma, WA Coal Explosion 5  
12/10/1925 Overton No. 2 View the planets for this day Acmar, AL Coal Explosion 53  
12/17/1924 Burnett View the planets for this day Burnett, WA Coal Explosion 7  
12/08/1923 Mt. Jessup No. 1 View the planets for this day Jessup, PA Coal Roof Fall 5  
12/07/1923 Black Hawk View the planets for this day Happy, KY Coal Explosion 9  
12/31/1921 Docena View the planets for this day Adamsville, AL Coal Explosion 5  
12/13/1921 Satanic View the planets for this day Morrison, CO Coal Fire 6  
12/03/1919 Bogle No. 3 View the planets for this day Jacksonville, IN Coal Explosion 6  
12/19/1917 Barbour No. 6 View the planets for this day Catoosa, TN Coal Explosion 11  
12/17/1917 Wilkeson View the planets for this day Wilkeson, WA Coal Inundation 6  
12/15/1917 Yukon No. 1 View the planets for this day Bluefield, WV Coal Explosion 18  
12/13/1916 Fidelity No. 9 View the planets for this day Stone City, KS Coal Explosion 20  
12/09/1914 Tripp View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Coal Hoisting 13  
12/16/1913 Vulcan View the planets for this day New Castle, CO Coal Explosion 37  
12/09/1912 Great Northern Development View the planets for this day Cordova, AK MNM Avalanche 9  
12/09/1911 Cross Mountain View the planets for this day Briceville, TN Coal Explosion 84  
12/31/1910 Lick Fork View the planets for this day Thacker, WV Coal Mine Cars 10  
12/14/1910 Greeno View the planets for this day Tacoma, VA Coal Explosion 8  
12/11/1910 Leyden View the planets for this day Leyden, CO Coal Fire 10  
12/23/1909 Mine A View the planets for this day Herrin, IL Coal Explosion/Fire 8  
12/11/1909 Baker No. 5 View the planets for this day Clay, KY Coal Explosion 7  
12/29/1908 Lick Branch View the planets for this day Switchback, WV Coal Explosion 50  
12/31/1907 Bernal View the planets for this day Carthage, NM Coal Explosion 11  
12/19/1907 Darr View the planets for this day Van Meter, PA Coal Explosion 239  
12/16/1907 Yolande No. 1 View the planets for this day Yolande, AL Coal Explosion 57  
12/06/1907 Monongah Nos. 6 and 8 View the planets for this day Monongah, WV Coal Explosion 362  
12/01/1907 Naomi View the planets for this day Fayette City, PA Coal Explosion 34  
12/22/1906 Breese-Trenton View the planets for this day Breese, IL Coal Hoisting 6  
12/20/1906 Fidelity No. 1 View the planets for this day Stone City, KS Coal Explosives 7  
12/07/1906 Edison Tunnel View the planets for this day Bakersfield, CA MNM Cave-in 5  
12/04/1905 Horton View the planets for this day Horton, WV Coal Fire 7  
12/02/1905 Diamondville No. 1 View the planets for this day Diamondville, WY Coal Explosion 18  
12/07/1904 Burnett No. 5 View the planets for this day Burnett, WA Coal Explosion 17  
12/09/1902 S. Wilkes-Barre View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosives 5  
12/28/1901 McAlester No. 1 View the planets for this day Hartshorne, OK Coal Hoisting 6  
12/23/1899 Braznell View the planets for this day Brownsville, PA Coal Explosion 19  
12/09/1899 Carbon Hill No. 7 View the planets for this day Carbonado, WA Coal Explosion 31  
12/26/1896 Oswald View the planets for this day Princeton, IN Coal Explosion 7  
12/20/1895 Nelson View the planets for this day Dayton, TN Coal Explosion 28  
12/19/1895 Cumnock View the planets for this day Cumnock, NC Coal Explosion 39  
12/18/1885 Nanticoke No. 1 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Inundation 26  
12/08/1884 Henry Clay View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Explosion 7  
12/18/1869 East Sugar Loaf View the planets for this day Stockton, PA Coal Cave-in 10  
 
 

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