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Mine Disasters That Occurred During World War I
June 28, 1914 - November 11, 1918

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Date Mine Name Industry Location Cause Deaths
06/30/1914 Sycamore No. 1 Coal Cinderella, WV Asphyxiation 5 View the planets for this day
07/14/1914 Balkan MNM Palatka, MI Inundation 7 View the planets for this day
08/04/1914 Copper Flat Steam Pit MNM McGill, NV Explosion 5 View the planets for this day
09/04/1914 Union No. 1 Coal Adamson, OK Roof Fall 14 View the planets for this day
09/16/1914 Lehigh No. 5 Coal Lansford, PA Explosion 17 View the planets for this day
09/17/1914 Centennial-Eureka MNM Eureka, UT Cave In 11 View the planets for this day
10/05/1914 Mulga Coal Mulga, AL Explosion 17 View the planets for this day
10/27/1914 North No. 1 Coal Royalton, IL Explosion 52 View the planets for this day
11/09/1914 Sibley No. 9 Shaft MNM Ely, MN Cave In 5 View the planets for this day
12/09/1914 Tripp Coal Scranton, PA Hoisting 13 View the planets for this day
02/06/1915 Carlisle Coal Carlisle, WV Explosion 22 View the planets for this day
02/17/1915 Prospect Coal Wilkes-Barre, PA Explosion 13 View the planets for this day
02/18/1915 New Home No. 2 Coal Rich Hill, MO Explosives 5 View the planets for this day
03/02/1915 Layland No. 3 Coal Layland, WV Explosion 115 View the planets for this day
04/05/1915 Panama Coal Panama, IL Explosion 11 View the planets for this day
05/24/1915 Smokeless Valley 1 Coal Johnstown, PA Explosion 9 View the planets for this day
07/27/1915 United Coal No. 1 Coal Christopher, IL Explosion 9 View the planets for this day
07/30/1915 Patterson No. 2 Coal Elizabeth, PA Mine Cars 9 View the planets for this day
08/31/1915 Orenda Coal Boswell, PA Explosion 19 View the planets for this day
10/19/1915 Granite Mt. Shaft MNM Butte, Mt Explosion 16 View the planets for this day
11/16/1915 Northwestern Coal Ravensdale, WA Explosion 31 View the planets for this day
11/30/1915 Boomer No. 2 Coal Boomer, WV Explosion 23 View the planets for this day
02/08/1916 Lance Coal Plymouth, PA Explosion 7 View the planets for this day
02/11/1916 Ernest No. 2 Coal Ernest, PA Explosion 27 View the planets for this day
02/14/1916 Pennsylvania MNM Butte, MT Fire 21 View the planets for this day
02/29/1916 Davis No. 42 Coal Kempton, MD Explosion 16 View the planets for this day
03/09/1916 Hollenback Coal Wilkes-Barre, PA Explosion 6 View the planets for this day
03/28/1916 King Coal Kimball, WV Explosion 10 View the planets for this day
03/30/1916 Robindale Coal Seward, PA Explosion 8 View the planets for this day
08/08/1916 Woodward Coal Edwardsville, PA Explosion 6 View the planets for this day
10/10/1916 Jamison No. 7 Coal Barrackville, WV Explosion 10 View the planets for this day
10/22/1916 Marvel No. 2 Coal Marvel, AL Explosion 18 View the planets for this day
11/04/1916 Bessie Coal Palos, AL Explosion 30 View the planets for this day
11/18/1916 Ocean Coal Greensburg, PA Roof Fall 8 View the planets for this day
12/13/1916 Fidelity No. 9 Coal Stone City, KS Explosion 20 View the planets for this day
02/25/1917 North Star MNM Hailey, ID Snowslide 16 View the planets for this day
03/13/1917 Henderson No. 1 Coal Hendersonville, PA Explosion 14 View the planets for this day
04/18/1917 Linden Coal Mason, WV Explosion 5 View the planets for this day
04/27/1917 Hastings Coal Hastings, CO Explosion 121 View the planets for this day
04/28/1917 Mountain King MNM Mariposa Co, CA Asphyxiation 7 View the planets for this day
06/02/1917 Rend No. 2 Coal Herrin, IL Explosion 9 View the planets for this day
06/08/1917 Granite Mountain MNM Butte, MT Fire 163 View the planets for this day
07/17/1917 Three Forks Quarry MNM Trident, MT Explosion 8 View the planets for this day
08/04/1917 West Kentucky 7 Coal Clay, KY Explosion 62 View the planets for this day
08/30/1917 Lincoln MNM Virginia, MN Fire 0 View the planets for this day
09/17/1917 Orient Coal Orient, IL Hoisting 5 View the planets for this day
11/29/1917 Old Ben No. 11 Coal Christopher, IL Explosion 17 View the planets for this day
12/15/1917 Yukon No. 1 Coal Bluefield, WV Explosion 18 View the planets for this day
12/17/1917 Wilkeson Coal Wilkeson, WA Inundation 6 View the planets for this day
12/19/1917 Barbour No. 6 Coal Catoosa, TN Explosion 11 View the planets for this day
02/21/1918 Amasa-Porter MNM Crystal Falls, MI Cave In 17 View the planets for this day
05/20/1918 Villa Coal Charleston, WV Mine Fire 13 View the planets for this day
06/27/1918 Silver MNM Virginia, MN Explosion 18 View the planets for this day
08/07/1918 Harmar Coal Harmerville, PA Explosion 8 View the planets for this day
08/28/1918 Burnett Coal Burnett, WA Explosion 12 View the planets for this day
09/28/1918 North No. 1 Coal Royalton, IL Explosion 21 View the planets for this day

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