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

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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed
03/13/1884 Laurel View the planets for this day Pocahontas, VA Coal Explosion 112  
04/03/1867 Bright Hope View the planets for this day Clover Hill, VA Coal Explosion 69  
03/19/1855 Midlothian View the planets for this day Coalfield, VA Coal Explosion 55  
04/22/1938 Keen Mountain View the planets for this day Grundy, VA Coal Explosion 45  
03/18/1839 Black Heath View the planets for this day Richmond, VA Coal Explosion 40  
02/27/1932 Boisevain View the planets for this day Boisevain, VA Coal Explosion 38  
02/04/1957 Bishop No. 34 View the planets for this day Wise, VA Coal Explosion 37  
10/03/1906 Pocahontas View the planets for this day Pocahontas, VA Coal Explosion 36  
02/03/1882 Midlothian View the planets for this day Coalfield, VA Coal Explosion 32  
05/15/1854 English Pit View the planets for this day New Richmond, VA Coal Explosion 20  
08/06/1934 Derby No. 3 View the planets for this day Big Stone Gap, VA Coal Explosion 17  
11/30/1863 Raccoon Pit View the planets for this day Clover Hill, VA Coal Explosion 17  
04/18/1946 Great Valley View the planets for this day McCoy, VA Coal Explosion 12  
06/15/1844 Black Heath View the planets for this day Richmond, VA Coal Explosion 11  
03/16/1907 Greeno View the planets for this day Tacoma, VA Coal Explosion 11  
06/13/1932 Splashdam No. 6 View the planets for this day Splashdam, VA Coal Explosion 10  
08/13/1920 Pounding Mill Quarry View the planets for this day Pounding Mill, VA MNM Explosives 9  
04/13/1859 Bright Hope View the planets for this day Clover Hill, VA Coal Explosion 9  
11/14/1901 Pocahontas Baby View the planets for this day Pocahontas, VA Coal Fire 9  
05/20/1876 Midlothian View the planets for this day Coalfield, VA Coal Fire 8  
11/22/1901 Pocahontas Baby View the planets for this day Pocahontas, VA Coal Fire 8  
12/14/1910 Greeno View the planets for this day Tacoma, VA Coal Explosion 8  
07/16/1912 Gayton View the planets for this day Carbon Hill, VA Coal Explosion 8  
12/07/1992 No. 3 View the planets for this day Norton, VA Coal Explosion 8  
06/21/1983 McClure No. 1 View the planets for this day McClure, VA Coal Explosion 7  
01/20/1911 Carbon Hill View the planets for this day Carbon Hill, VA Coal Explosion 7  
11/30/1850 Cox Pit View the planets for this day Clover Hill, VA Coal Explosion 7  
05/20/1948 Clinchfield No. 2 View the planets for this day Dante, VA Coal Roof Fall 6  
01/18/1932 Parrott View the planets for this day Parrott, VA Coal Explosion 6  
01/10/1909 Carbon Hill View the planets for this day Gayton, VA Coal Explosion 6  
04/04/1978 No. 3 Portal View the planets for this day Duty, VA Coal Inundation 5  
01/16/1912 Carbon Hill View the planets for this day Carbon Hill, VA Coal Explosives 5  
06/05/1929 Halcon View the planets for this day Bear Creek, VA Coal Roof Fall 5  
02/13/1991 No. 1 View the planets for this day St. Charles, VA Coal Roof Fall 4  
07/07/1977 P and P No. 2 View the planets for this day St. Charles, VA Coal Explosion 4  
05/17/1967 No. 3 View the planets for this day Oakwood, VA Coal Roof Fall 3  
01/24/1967 VA Pocahontas No. 1 View the planets for this day Grundy, VA Coal Explosion 3  
02/03/1966 Betty Bee No. 2 View the planets for this day Herald, VA Coal Roof Fall 3  
04/13/1978 Beatrice View the planets for this day Keen Mountain, VA Coal Roof Fall 3  
08/24/1982 Va. Pocohontas No. 1 View the planets for this day Oakwood, VA Coal Bin Collapse 3  
07/15/1997 Big Creek No. 2 View the planets for this day Jewell Ridge, VA Coal Roof Fall 2  
 
 

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