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

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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed
08/04/1917 West Kentucky No. 7 View the planets for this day Clay, KY Coal Explosion 62  
12/30/1970 Nos. 15 and 16 View the planets for this day Hyden, KY Coal Explosion 38  
02/01/1910 Browder View the planets for this day Browder, KY Coal Explosion 34  
07/14/1939 Duvin View the planets for this day Providence, KY Coal Explosion 28  
12/26/1945 Belva No. 1 View the planets for this day Pineville, KY Coal Explosion 24  
12/09/1932 Zero View the planets for this day Yancey, KY Coal Explosion 23  
06/08/1925 West Kentucky No. 9 View the planets for this day Sturgis, KY Coal Explosion 17  
03/30/1930 Kettle Island View the planets for this day Kettle Island, KY Coal Explosion 16  
08/03/1927 West Kentucky No. 7 View the planets for this day Clay, KY Coal Explosion 15  
10/27/1941 Daniel Boone View the planets for this day St. Charles, KY Coal Explosion 15  
03/09/1976 Scotia View the planets for this day Oven Fork, KY Coal Explosion 15  
09/16/1943 Three Point View the planets for this day Three Point, KY Coal Explosion 12  
03/11/1976 Scotia View the planets for this day Oven Fork, KY Coal Explosion 11  
11/25/1910 Providence No. 3 View the planets for this day Providence, KY Coal Explosion 10  
09/13/1989 William Station No. 9 View the planets for this day Sullivan, KY Coal Explosion 10  
02/07/1922 Marietta View the planets for this day Pinson Fork, KY Coal Explosion 9  
07/17/1935 Van Lear No. 55 View the planets for this day Van Lear, KY Coal Explosion 9  
12/07/1923 Black Hawk View the planets for this day Happy, KY Coal Explosion 9  
08/07/1968 River Queen No. 1 View the planets for this day Greenville, KY Coal Explosion 9  
02/10/1908 Moody View the planets for this day South Carrolton, KY Coal Explosion 9  
12/07/1981 No. 11 View the planets for this day Kite, KY Coal Explosion 8  
05/22/1928 No. 30 View the planets for this day Kenvir, KY Coal Explosives 8  
02/16/1926 Nelson View the planets for this day Nelson Creek, KY Coal Explosion 8  
12/11/1909 Baker No. 5 View the planets for this day Clay, KY Coal Explosion 7  
01/20/1982 RHF No. 1 View the planets for this day Craynor, KY Coal Explosion 7  
11/16/1920 Arnold View the planets for this day Earlington, KY Coal Fire 6  
01/30/1922 Layman Galloway View the planets for this day Pineville, KY Coal Explosion 6  
12/19/1928 Black Diamond No. 2 View the planets for this day Drakesboro, KY Coal Explosion 6  
11/30/1942 West Kentucky No. 10 View the planets for this day Providence, KY Coal Explosion 6  
01/15/1925 Diamond No. 1 View the planets for this day Providence, KY Coal Explosion 6  
02/08/1910 Barthell No. 1 View the planets for this day Stearns, KY Coal Explosion 6  
11/19/1925 Finley View the planets for this day Madisonville, KY Coal Explosion 5  
01/22/1895 Tate View the planets for this day Sturgis, KY Coal Explosives 5  
05/20/2006 Darby No. 1 View the planets for this day Holmes Mill, KY Coal Explosion 5  
01/31/1927 Nortonville View the planets for this day Nortonville, KY Coal Explosion 5  
05/06/1913 Taylor View the planets for this day Hartford, KY Coal Asphyxiation 5  
03/12/1934 West Kentucky No. 10 View the planets for this day Wheatcroft, KY Coal Fire 5  
04/21/1912 Coil View the planets for this day Madisonville, KY Coal Explosion 5  
01/19/1912 Central View the planets for this day Central City, KY Coal Explosion 5  
04/20/1904 Stearns No. 5 View the planets for this day Stearns, KY Coal Explosion 5  
07/28/1967 Princess No. 1 View the planets for this day David, KY Coal Explosion 4  
09/12/1984 Berger No. 2 View the planets for this day Evarts, KY Coal Roof Fall 4  
02/08/1966 Stephens Elkhorn View the planets for this day Manton, KY Coal Roof Fall 4  
06/03/1981 Grays Knob No. 5 View the planets for this day Grays Knob, KY Coal Inundation 3  
01/04/1989 CV 2 View the planets for this day Middlesboro, KY Coal Roof Fall 3  
08/05/1961 Stearns No. 4 View the planets for this day Worley, KY Coal Asphyxiation 3  
05/23/1967 No. 22 View the planets for this day Deane, KY Coal Roof Fall 3  
11/17/1967 Dekoven No. 6 View the planets for this day Dekoven, KY Coal Explosion 3  
07/31/1990 Granny Rose View the planets for this day Barbourville, KY Coal Explosives 3  
07/16/1971 Hilmar No. 1 View the planets for this day Ashers Fork, KY Coal Roof Fall 3  
10/27/1980 Crawford No. 1 View the planets for this day Woodbine, KY Coal Explosives 3  
08/19/1985 No. 3 View the planets for this day Woodbine, KY Coal Asphyxiation 3  
08/03/2005 Stillhouse No. 1 View the planets for this day Cumberland, KY Coal Roof Fall 2  
04/28/2010 Dotiki View the planets for this day Nebo, KY Coal Roof Fall 2  
10/28/2011 Equality View the planets for this day Centertown, KY Coal Fall of Highwall 2  
01/22/1982 Phelps No. 3 View the planets for this day Phelps, KY Coal Roof Fall 2  
11/20/1996 C-22 View the planets for this day Dione, KY Coal Fall of Rib 2  
12/14/1987 Slate Top View the planets for this day Woodbine, KY Coal Roof Fall 0  
 
 

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