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View the Mine Disaster Calendar State:  Colorado   (Display in Date Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed
04/27/1917 Hastings View the planets for this day Hastings, CO Coal Explosion 121  
11/08/1910 Victor American No. 3 View the planets for this day Delagua, CO Coal Explosion/Fire 79  
01/31/1910 Primero View the planets for this day Primero, CO Coal Explosion 75  
01/24/1884 Crested Butte View the planets for this day Crested Butte, CO Coal Explosion 59  
10/08/1910 Starkville View the planets for this day Starkville, CO Coal Explosion 56  
02/18/1896 Vulcan View the planets for this day New Castle, CO Coal Explosion 49  
12/16/1913 Vulcan View the planets for this day New Castle, CO Coal Explosion 37  
01/27/1942 Wadge View the planets for this day Mount Harris, CO Coal Explosion 34  
11/20/1901 Smuggler-Union View the planets for this day Pandora, CO MNM Fire 31  
01/23/1907 Primero View the planets for this day Primero, CO Coal Explosion 24  
01/10/1893 Como View the planets for this day King, CO Coal Explosion 24  
10/28/1904 Tercio View the planets for this day Tercio, CO Coal Explosion 19  
08/18/1919 Oakview View the planets for this day La Veta, CO Coal Explosion 18  
04/22/1906 Cuatro View the planets for this day Tercio, CO Coal Explosion 18  
03/24/1922 Sopris View the planets for this day Sopris, CO Coal Explosion 17  
02/09/1911 Cokedale View the planets for this day Trinidad, CO Coal Explosion 17  
04/15/1981 Dutch Creek No. 1 View the planets for this day Redstone, CO Coal Explosion 15  
01/26/1904 Independence View the planets for this day Victor, CO MNM Hoisting 14  
08/29/1895 Sleepy Hollow View the planets for this day Sleepy Hollow, CO MNM Inundation 14  
02/19/1906 Maitland View the planets for this day Walsenburg, CO Coal Explosion 14  
08/07/1902 Bowen View the planets for this day Bowen, CO Coal Explosion 13  
03/31/1919 Empire View the planets for this day Aguilar, CO Coal Explosion 13  
06/18/1912 Hastings View the planets for this day Hastings, CO Coal Explosion 12  
03/19/1906 Shenandoah View the planets for this day Silverton, CO MNM Avalanche 12  
09/03/1897 Sunshine View the planets for this day Sunshine, CO Coal Explosion 12  
09/09/1889 White Ash View the planets for this day Greeley, CO Coal Inundation 11  
11/13/1885 Bull Domingo View the planets for this day Silver Cliff, CO MNM Explosion 10  
05/05/1923 Southwestern View the planets for this day Aguilar, CO Coal Explosion 10  
12/11/1910 Leyden View the planets for this day Leyden, CO Coal Fire 10  
12/28/1965 Dutch Creek No. 1 View the planets for this day Redstone, CO Coal Explosion 9  
07/06/1909 Toller View the planets for this day Tollerville, CO Coal Explosion 9  
01/04/1896 Anna Lee View the planets for this day Victor, CO MNM Cave-in 8  
01/09/1942 Pride of the West View the planets for this day Silverton, CO MNM Asphyxiation 8  
01/20/1936 Monarch No. 2 View the planets for this day Broomfield, CO Coal Explosion 8  
05/27/1927 Delagua No. 3 View the planets for this day Delagua, CO Coal Explosion 7  
06/04/1908 Gold King View the planets for this day Gladstone, CO MNM Fire 6  
06/07/1930 Climax View the planets for this day Lake County, CO MNM Cave-in 6  
09/16/1901 Spring Gulch View the planets for this day Spring Gulch, CO Coal Explosion 6  
09/26/1895 Belgian View the planets for this day Leadville, CO MNM Explosion 6  
10/07/1923 Midwest View the planets for this day Palisades, CO Coal Explosion 6  
12/13/1921 Satanic View the planets for this day Morrison, CO Coal Fire 6  
05/19/1907 Engleville View the planets for this day Engleville, CO Coal Fire 5  
02/12/1921 Moffatt View the planets for this day Oak Creek, CO Coal Explosion 5  
09/19/1968 Somerset View the planets for this day Somerset, CO Coal Roof Fall 4  
03/02/1966 Burnwell No. 1 View the planets for this day Hesperus, CO Coal Explosion 3  
11/17/2013 Revenue-Virginius View the planets for this day Ouray, CO MNM Asphyxiation 2  
 
 

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