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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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State:  West Virginia   (Display in Fatal Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed
04/05/2010 Upper Big Branch View the planets for this day Montcoal, WV Coal Explosion 29  
01/13/2007 Cucumber View the planets for this day Cucumber, WV Coal Roof Fall 2  
01/19/2006 Alma No. 1 View the planets for this day Melville, WV Coal Fire 2  
01/02/2006 Sago View the planets for this day Tallmansville, WV Coal Explosion 12  
09/17/2003 Twilight Mountain View the planets for this day Twilight, WV Coal Pwd Haulage 2  
01/22/2003 McElroy View the planets for this day Cameron, WV Coal Explosion 3  
03/19/1992 Blacksville No. 1 View the planets for this day Blacksville, WV Coal Explosion 4  
02/06/1986 Loveridge No. 22 View the planets for this day Fairview, WV Coal Stockpile 5  
12/03/1981 Stillhouse Run No. 1 View the planets for this day Bergoo, WV Coal Roof Fall 3  
11/07/1980 Ferrell No. 17 View the planets for this day Uneeda, WV Coal Explosion 5  
11/26/1975 Bethlehem No. 105 View the planets for this day Century, WV Coal Roof Fall 3  
06/05/1975 Harris No. 2 View the planets for this day Bald Knob, WV Coal Fall of Rib 3  
10/02/1974 Maple Meadow View the planets for this day Fairdale, WV Coal Hoisting 3  
01/07/1974 Beckley No. 1 View the planets for this day Bolt, WV Coal Hoisting 3  
12/16/1972 Itmann No. 3 View the planets for this day Itmann, WV Coal Explosion 5  
07/22/1972 Blacksville No. 1 View the planets for this day Blacksville, WV Coal Fire 9  
02/26/1972 Buffalo Creek View the planets for this day Saunders, WV Coal Dam Failure 125  
06/11/1971 Federal No. 2 View the planets for this day Miracle Run, WV Coal Roof Fall 3  
12/12/1968 No. 8-B View the planets for this day Saunders, WV Coal Fire 3  
11/20/1968 Consol No. 9 View the planets for this day Farmington, WV Coal Explosion 78  
08/14/1968 Lundale No. 1 View the planets for this day Lundale, WV Coal Roof Fall 3  
05/06/1968 Saxsewell No. 8 View the planets for this day Hominy Falls, WV Coal Inundation 4  
09/09/1966 Valley Camp No. 3 View the planets for this day Triadelphia, WV Coal Mine Cars 4  
07/23/1966 Siltex View the planets for this day Mt. Hope, WV Coal Explosion 7  
10/16/1965 Mars No. 2 View the planets for this day Wilsonburg, WV Coal Fire 7  
09/28/1964 Bradshaw No. 6 View the planets for this day Bradshaw, WV Coal Explosion 3  
04/25/1963 Compass No. 2 View the planets for this day Dola, WV Coal Explosion 22  
03/08/1960 No. 22 View the planets for this day Holden, WV Coal Fire 18  
10/28/1958 Burton View the planets for this day Nicholas County, WV Coal Explosion 14  
10/27/1958 Bishop No. 34 View the planets for this day Wise, VA Coal Explosion 22  
02/12/1958 Lundale View the planets for this day Lundale, WV Coal Roof Fall 6  
12/27/1957 Pocahontas No. 31 View the planets for this day McDowell County, WV Coal Explosion 11  
12/09/1957 Glen Rogers No. 2 View the planets for this day Glen Rogers, WV Coal Bump 5  
11/13/1954 Jamison No. 9 View the planets for this day Farmington, WV Coal Explosion 16  
10/31/1951 United Gas No. 1 View the planets for this day United, WV Coal Explosion 12  
10/15/1951 Bunker View the planets for this day Cassville, WV Coal Explosion 10  
01/18/1951 Burning Springs View the planets for this day Kermit, WV Coal Explosion 11  
08/06/1948 Capels No. 11 View the planets for this day Capels, WV Coal Roof Fall 6  
01/15/1946 Havaco No. 9 View the planets for this day Welch, WV Coal Explosion 15  
03/25/1944 Katherine No. 4 View the planets for this day Shinnston, WV Coal Explosion 16  
11/06/1943 Nellis No. 3 View the planets for this day Madison, WV Coal Explosion 11  
01/08/1943 Pursglove No. 15 View the planets for this day Pursglove, WV Coal Fire 13  
12/15/1942 Laing No. 1 View the planets for this day Laing, WV Coal Pwd Haulage 5  
07/09/1942 Pursglove No. 2 View the planets for this day Pursglove, WV Coal Explosion 20  
05/18/1942 Hitchman View the planets for this day Benwood, WV Coal Explosion 5  
05/12/1942 Christopher No. 3 View the planets for this day Osage, WV Coal Explosion 56  
01/22/1941 Carswell View the planets for this day Kimball, WV Coal Explosion 6  
12/17/1940 No. 4 View the planets for this day Beckley, WV Coal Explosion 9  
01/10/1940 Bartley No. 1 View the planets for this day Bartley, WV Coal Explosion 91  
03/11/1937 Macbeth View the planets for this day Logan, WV Coal Explosion 10  
09/02/1936 Macbeth View the planets for this day Logan, WV Coal Explosion 10  
05/11/1935 Barrackville No. 41 View the planets for this day Barrackville, WV Coal Fire 6  
11/03/1931 Whitman No. 20 View the planets for this day Holden, WV Coal Explosion 5  
01/06/1931 Raleigh-Wyoming No. 2 View the planets for this day Beckley, WV Coal Explosion 8  
05/17/1930 Terry-Butterskill Quarry View the planets for this day Union, WV MNM Explosives 6  
03/26/1930 Yukon View the planets for this day Arnettsville, WV Coal Explosion 12  
01/19/1930 Lillybrook No. 1 View the planets for this day Lillybrook, WV Coal Explosion 8  
01/26/1929 Kingston No. 5 View the planets for this day Kingston, WV Coal Explosion 14  
11/30/1928 Princess Poca View the planets for this day Roderfield, WV Coal Explosion 6  
10/22/1928 McAlpin View the planets for this day McAlpin, WV Coal Explosion 6  
06/20/1928 National No. 1 View the planets for this day National, WV Coal Explosion 7  
05/22/1928 Yukon-Pocahontas No. 1 View the planets for this day Yukon, WV Coal Explosion 17  
04/02/1928 Keystone No. 2 View the planets for this day Keystone, WV Coal Explosion 8  
05/13/1927 Shannon Branch No. 3 View the planets for this day Capels, WV Coal Explosion 8  
04/30/1927 Federal No. 3 View the planets for this day Everettville, WV Coal Explosion 97  
11/15/1926 Mound View the planets for this day Moundsville, WV Coal Explosion 5  
03/08/1926 Crab Orchard 5 View the planets for this day Eccles, WV Coal Explosion 19  
01/14/1926 Jamison No. 8 View the planets for this day Farmington, WV Coal Explosion 19  
03/17/1925 Barrackville No. 41 View the planets for this day Barrackville, WV Coal Explosion 33  
04/28/1924 Benwood View the planets for this day Benwood, WV Coal Explosion 119  
03/28/1924 Yukon No. 2 View the planets for this day Yukon, WV Coal Explosion 24  
11/06/1923 Glen Rogers View the planets for this day Glen Rogers, WV Coal Explosion 27  
03/02/1923 Arista View the planets for this day Arista, WV Coal Explosion 10  
09/23/1922 Raleigh-Wyoming No. 2 View the planets for this day Glen Rogers, WV Coal Hoisting 5  
05/22/1920 Mallory No. 3 View the planets for this day Mallory, WV Coal Roof Fall 5  
08/06/1919 Weirwood View the planets for this day Weirwood, WV Coal Explosion 7  
07/18/1919 Carswell View the planets for this day Kimball, WV Coal Explosion 6  
05/20/1918 Villa View the planets for this day Villa, WV Coal Fire 13  
12/15/1917 Yukon No. 1 View the planets for this day Bluefield, WV Coal Explosion 18  
04/18/1917 Linden View the planets for this day Mason, WV Coal Explosives 5  
10/10/1916 Jamison No. 7 View the planets for this day Barrackville, WV Coal Explosion 10  
03/28/1916 King View the planets for this day Kimball, WV Coal Explosion 10  
11/30/1915 Boomer No. 2 View the planets for this day Boomer, WV Coal Explosion 23  
03/02/1915 Layland No. 3 View the planets for this day Layland, WV Coal Explosion 115  
02/06/1915 Carlisle View the planets for this day Carlisle, WV Coal Explosion 21  
06/30/1914 Sycamore No. 1 View the planets for this day Cinderella, WV Coal Asphyxiation 5  
04/28/1914 Eccles No. 5 and 6 View the planets for this day Eccles, WV Coal Explosion 183  
07/11/1912 Panama View the planets for this day Moundsville, WV Coal Explosion 8  
03/26/1912 Jed View the planets for this day Jed, WV Coal Explosion 81  
11/18/1911 Bottom Creek View the planets for this day Vivian, WV Coal Explosion 18  
08/01/1911 Standard-Pocahontas View the planets for this day Welch, WV Coal Asphyxiation 6  
04/24/1911 Ott No. 20 View the planets for this day Elk Garden, WV Coal Explosion 23  
12/31/1910 Lick Fork View the planets for this day Thacker, WV Coal Mine Cars 10  
03/31/1909 Echo View the planets for this day Buery, WV Coal Explosion 6  
01/12/1909 Lick Branch View the planets for this day Switchback, WV Coal Explosion 67  
12/29/1908 Lick Branch View the planets for this day Switchback, WV Coal Explosion 50  
01/30/1908 New River View the planets for this day Hawks Nest, WV Coal Explosion 9  
12/06/1907 Monongah Nos. 6 and 8 View the planets for this day Monongah, WV Coal Explosion 362  
05/01/1907 Whipple View the planets for this day Scarbro, WV Coal Explosion 16  
02/04/1907 Thomas No. 25 View the planets for this day Thomas, WV Coal Explosion 25  
01/29/1907 Stuart View the planets for this day Stuart, WV Coal Explosion 84  
01/26/1907 Lorentz View the planets for this day Penco, WV Coal Explosion 12  
03/22/1906 Century No. 1 View the planets for this day Century, WV Coal Explosion 23  
02/08/1906 Parral View the planets for this day Parral, WV Coal Explosion 23  
01/18/1906 Detroit View the planets for this day Detroit, WV Coal Explosion 18  
01/04/1906 Coaldale View the planets for this day Coaldale, WV Coal Explosion 22  
12/04/1905 Horton View the planets for this day Horton, WV Coal Fire 7  
11/04/1905 Tidewater View the planets for this day Vivian, WV Coal Explosion 7  
07/05/1905 Tidewater View the planets for this day Vivian, WV Coal Explosion 5  
04/20/1905 Cabin Creek View the planets for this day Kayford, WV Coal Explosion 6  
03/18/1905 Rush Run-Red Ash View the planets for this day Red Ash, WV Coal Explosion 24  
02/20/1905 Grapevine View the planets for this day Wilcoe, WV Coal Explosion 7  
09/22/1902 Stafford View the planets for this day Stafford, WV Coal Explosion 6  
09/15/1902 Big Four View the planets for this day Algoma, WV Coal Explosion 17  
05/15/1901 Chatham View the planets for this day Farmington, WV Coal Explosion 10  
11/03/1900 Berryburg View the planets for this day Berryburg, WV Coal Explosives 32  
03/06/1900 Red Ash View the planets for this day Red Ash, WV Coal Explosion 46  
11/20/1894 Blanche View the planets for this day Standard, WV Coal Explosion 8  
01/21/1886 Orrel View the planets for this day Newburg, WV Coal Explosion 39  
 
 

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