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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed
12/19/1907 Darr View the planets for this day Van Meter, PA Coal Explosion 239  
05/19/1928 Mather No. 1 View the planets for this day Mather, PA Coal Explosion 195  
01/25/1904 Harwick View the planets for this day Cheswick, PA Coal Explosion 179  
11/28/1908 Rachel and Agnes View the planets for this day Marianna, PA Coal Explosion 154  
07/10/1902 Rolling Mill View the planets for this day Johnstown, PA Coal Explosion 112  
09/06/1869 Avondale View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Fire 110  
01/27/1891 Mammoth View the planets for this day Mt. Pleasant, PA Coal Explosion 109  
04/23/1913 Cincinnati View the planets for this day Finleyville, PA Coal Explosion 97  
06/05/1919 Baltimore Tunnel No. 2 View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosives 92  
11/06/1922 Reilly No. 1 View the planets for this day Spangler, PA Coal Explosion 77  
04/07/1911 Price-Pancoast View the planets for this day Throop, PA Coal Fire 73  
07/15/1940 Sonman View the planets for this day Portage, PA Coal Explosion 63  
06/28/1896 Twin View the planets for this day Pittston, PA Coal Roof Fall 58  
03/21/1929 Kinloch View the planets for this day Parnassus, PA Coal Explosion 45  
08/26/1926 Clymer No. 1 View the planets for this day Clymer, PA Coal Explosion 44  
12/06/1962 Robena No. 3 View the planets for this day Carmichaels, PA Coal Explosion 37  
01/26/1924 Lancashire No. 18 View the planets for this day Shanktown, PA Coal Explosion 36  
12/01/1907 Naomi View the planets for this day Fayette City, PA Coal Explosion 34  
06/16/1890 Hill Farm View the planets for this day Dunbar, PA Coal Fire 31  
03/26/1942 Sandts Eddy Quarry View the planets for this day Allentown, PA MNM Explosives 31  
02/11/1916 Ernest No. 2 View the planets for this day Ernest, PA Coal Explosion 27  
05/15/1890 Jersey No. 8 View the planets for this day Ashley, PA Coal Explosion 26  
12/18/1885 Nanticoke No. 1 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Inundation 26  
02/02/1922 Gates No. 2 View the planets for this day Brownsville, PA Coal Explosion 25  
06/23/1909 Lackawanna No. 4 View the planets for this day Wehrum, PA Coal Explosion 21  
07/15/1911 Sykesville View the planets for this day Sykesville, PA Coal Explosion 21  
02/03/1926 Horning No. 4 View the planets for this day Horning, PA Coal Explosion 20  
08/02/1913 East Brookside View the planets for this day Tower City, PA Coal Explosion 20  
05/27/1871 West Pittston View the planets for this day West Pittston, PA Coal Asphyxiation 20  
02/20/1884 West Leisenring View the planets for this day West Leisenring, PA Coal Explosion 19  
12/23/1899 Braznell View the planets for this day Brownsville, PA Coal Explosion 19  
06/10/1901 Port Royal No. 2 View the planets for this day Port Royal, PA Coal Explosion 19  
08/31/1915 Orenda View the planets for this day Boswell, PA Coal Explosion 19  
07/24/1912 Superba and Lemont View the planets for this day Evans Station, PA Coal Inundation 18  
11/03/1888 Kettle Creek View the planets for this day Westport, PA Coal Explosion 17  
11/21/1903 Ferguson View the planets for this day Connellsville, PA Coal Explosion 17  
09/16/1914 Lehigh No. 5 View the planets for this day Lansford, PA Coal Explosion 17  
08/14/1871 Eagle Shaft View the planets for this day Pittston, PA Coal Explosion 17  
01/15/1947 Nottingham View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 15  
07/23/1892 York Farm View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Coal Explosion 15  
01/12/1846 Delaware-Hudson View the planets for this day Carbondale, PA Coal Roof Fall 14  
09/24/1943 Primrose View the planets for this day Primrose, PA Coal Explosion 14  
10/27/1884 Youngstown View the planets for this day Uniontown, PA Coal Explosion 14  
03/13/1917 Henderson No. 1 View the planets for this day Hendersonville, PA Coal Explosion 14  
06/06/1924 Loomis View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 14  
10/31/1909 Franklin No. 2 View the planets for this day Johnstown, PA Coal Explosion 13  
08/15/1928 Irvona No. 3 View the planets for this day Coalport, PA Coal Explosion 13  
01/21/1935 Gilberton View the planets for this day Gilberton, PA Coal Explosion 13  
03/23/1896 Berwind View the planets for this day Du Bois, PA Coal Explosion 13  
04/27/1905 Eleanora View the planets for this day Du Bois, PA Coal Explosion 13  
12/09/1914 Tripp View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Coal Hoisting 13  
02/13/1894 Gaylord View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Roof Fall 13  
02/04/1891 Spring Mountain No. 1 View the planets for this day Jeanesville, PA Coal Inundation 13  
02/17/1915 Prospect View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 13  
05/12/1908 Mount Lookout View the planets for this day Wyoming, PA Coal Explosion 12  
02/20/1928 Kinloch View the planets for this day Parnassus, PA Coal Explosion 12  
11/08/1891 Susquehanna No. 1 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Explosion 12  
02/05/1910 Ernest No. 2 View the planets for this day Ernest, PA Coal Explosion 12  
11/26/1886 Conyngham View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 12  
01/22/1959 River Slope View the planets for this day Port Griffith, PA Coal Inundation 12  
04/13/1910 Nazareth Quarry View the planets for this day Nazareth, PA MNM Explosion 11  
04/01/1893 Neilson View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Fire 10  
06/10/1873 Henry Clay View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Explosion 10  
05/25/1904 Williamstown View the planets for this day Williamstown, PA Coal Asphyxiation 10  
11/02/1904 Auchincloss View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Fall of Person 10  
04/26/1905 Conyngham View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Hoisting 10  
12/18/1869 East Sugar Loaf View the planets for this day Stockton, PA Coal Cave-in 10  
04/06/1885 Cuyler View the planets for this day Raven Run, PA Coal Roof Fall 10  
08/11/1885 West End View the planets for this day Mocanaqua, PA Coal Asphyxiation 10  
04/20/1892 Lytle View the planets for this day Minersville, PA Coal Inundation 10  
04/10/1947 Schooley View the planets for this day Wyoming, PA Coal Explosion 10  
06/02/1938 Butler Slope View the planets for this day Pittston, PA Coal Explosion 10  
01/12/1938 Harwick View the planets for this day Harwick, PA Coal Explosion 10  
05/25/1928 Baltimore No. 5 View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 10  
05/09/1889 Kaska William View the planets for this day Middleport, PA Coal Hoisting 10  
07/25/1924 Gates No. 1 View the planets for this day Brownsville, PA Coal Explosion 10  
08/03/1925 Dorrance View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 10  
03/01/1977 Porter Tunnel View the planets for this day Tower City, PA Coal Inundation 9  
05/24/1915 Smokeless Valley No. 1 View the planets for this day Johnstown, PA Coal Explosion 9  
11/09/1909 Auchincloss View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Fire 9  
10/30/1926 Colliery No. 7 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Explosion 9  
07/19/1920 Union View the planets for this day Renton, PA Coal Explosion 9  
07/30/1915 Patterson No. 2 View the planets for this day Elizabeth, PA Coal Mine Cars 9  
03/22/1911 Hazel View the planets for this day East Canonsburg, PA Coal Roof Fall 9  
11/05/1898 Exeter View the planets for this day West Pittston, PA Coal Falling Object 9  
03/28/1937 Kramer View the planets for this day Du Bois, PA Coal Explosion 9  
08/10/1870 Heins and Glassmire View the planets for this day Middleport, PA Coal Hoisting 9  
11/30/1936 Funkhouser Quarry View the planets for this day Delta, PA MNM Explosives 9  
07/17/1894 East Sugar Loaf View the planets for this day Stockton, PA Coal Explosion 8  
11/18/1916 Ocean View the planets for this day Greensburg, PA Coal Roof Fall 8  
09/13/1886 Marvine View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Coal Cave-in 8  
11/15/1905 Braznell View the planets for this day Bentleyville, PA Coal Explosion 8  
04/27/1938 St. Clair No. 1 Slope View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Coal Explosion 8  
09/23/1898 Umpire View the planets for this day Brownsville, PA Coal Explosion 8  
08/07/1918 Harmar View the planets for this day Harmarville, PA Coal Explosion 8  
08/21/1884 Greenback/Buckridge View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Fire 8  
03/02/1909 No. 14 View the planets for this day Pittston, PA Coal Explosion 8  
02/01/1890 Nottingham View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 8  
03/30/1916 Robindale View the planets for this day Seward, PA Coal Explosion 8  
11/09/1911 Adrian View the planets for this day Punxsutawney, PA Coal Explosion 8  
12/11/1947 Franklin View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 8  
07/08/1919 Lansford Colliery View the planets for this day Lansford, PA Coal Explosion 8  
03/03/1890 Shaft No. 3 View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Fire 8  
06/02/1910 Lehigh Quarry View the planets for this day West Coplay, PA MNM Explosives 8  
08/08/1930 Gilberton View the planets for this day Gilberton, PA Coal Roof Fall 8  
04/09/1909 Eureka No. 37 View the planets for this day Windber, PA Coal Explosives 7  
07/15/1908 Williamstown View the planets for this day Williamstown, PA Coal Explosion 7  
05/26/1927 Woodward No. 3 View the planets for this day Edwardsville, PA Coal Explosion 7  
03/02/1907 Holden View the planets for this day Taylor, PA Coal Explosion 7  
10/24/1906 Rolling Mill View the planets for this day Johnstown, PA Coal Explosion 7  
05/15/1906 Shenandoah City View the planets for this day Shenandoah, PA Coal Explosives 7  
09/11/1933 Oakmont View the planets for this day Barking, PA Coal Explosion 7  
03/09/1905 Clear Spring View the planets for this day West Pittston, PA Coal Fall of Person 7  
10/07/1895 Dorrance View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 7  
12/08/1884 Henry Clay View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Explosion 7  
08/29/1870 Preston No. 3 View the planets for this day Girardville, PA Coal Hoisting 7  
11/29/1902 Luke Fidler View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Explosion 7  
11/09/1900 Buck Mountain View the planets for this day Mahanoy City, PA Coal Explosion 7  
02/19/1847 Spencer View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Coal Explosion 7  
05/09/1877 Wadesville View the planets for this day Wadesville, PA Coal Fire 7  
10/23/1891 Richardson View the planets for this day Glen Carbon, PA Coal Asphyxiation 7  
05/26/1925 Woodward View the planets for this day Edwardsville, PA Coal Explosion 7  
01/11/1910 Nottingham View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 7  
03/12/1910 S. Wilkes-Barre No. 5 View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 7  
06/30/1941 Kent No. 2 View the planets for this day McIntyre, PA Coal Explosion 7  
05/07/1935 S. Wilkes-Barre View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Rock Fall 7  
07/03/1926 Pettebone No. 6 View the planets for this day Kingston, PA Coal Roof Fall 7  
02/08/1916 Lance View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 7  
07/06/1905 Taylor Shaft View the planets for this day Searights, PA Coal Explosion 6  
03/09/1916 Hollenback View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 6  
08/08/1916 Woodward No. 3 View the planets for this day Edwardsville, PA Coal Explosion 6  
02/02/1952 Carpentertown No. 2 View the planets for this day Mt. Pleasant, PA Coal Explosion 6  
04/19/1920 Lehigh Quarry View the planets for this day Ormrod, PA MNM Explosives 6  
06/02/1920 Ontario View the planets for this day Cokeburg, PA Coal Explosion 6  
10/29/1896 Shaft No. 3 View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 6  
10/13/1905 Clyde View the planets for this day Fredericktown, PA Coal Fire 6  
10/25/1901 Buttonwood View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 6  
11/03/1922 Eddy Creek View the planets for this day Olyphant, PA Coal Explosives 6  
06/07/1944 Emerald View the planets for this day Clarksville, PA Coal Fire 6  
10/30/1897 Von Storch View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Coal Fire 6  
05/26/1898 Kaska William View the planets for this day Middleport, PA Coal Inundation 6  
10/21/1885 Plymouth No. 2 View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 6  
04/02/1927 Cokeburg No. 53 View the planets for this day Cokeburg, PA Coal Explosion 6  
09/21/1893 Lance No. 11 View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 6  
08/28/1908 Warrior Run View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Mine Cars 6  
03/05/1880 Nanticoke No. 3 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Explosion 6  
01/09/1912 Parrish No. 9 View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosives 6  
09/23/1957 Marianna No. 58 View the planets for this day Marianna, PA Coal Explosion 6  
05/06/1879 Audenried View the planets for this day Audenried, PA Coal Explosion 6  
10/11/1894 Henry Clay View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Expl. Vessel 6  
03/08/1886 Uniondale View the planets for this day Dunbar, PA Coal Explosion 6  
08/30/1886 Fair Lawn View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Coal Explosion 6  
08/06/1906 Susquehanna No. 7 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Explosion 6  
05/29/1914 Mary D View the planets for this day Mary D, PA Coal Hoisting 6  
01/13/1897 Wadesville View the planets for this day Wadesville, PA Coal Fall of Person 5  
06/22/1893 Susquehanna No. 1 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Explosion 5  
05/03/1880 Short Mountain View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Explosion 5  
04/02/1890 Susquehanna No. 4 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Explosion 5  
09/28/1897 Jermyn No. 1 View the planets for this day Rendham, PA Coal Fire 5  
05/24/1882 Kohinoor View the planets for this day Shenandoah, PA Coal Explosion 5  
01/15/1878 Potts View the planets for this day Locustdale, PA Coal Explosion 5  
04/27/1887 Tunnel View the planets for this day Ashland, PA Coal Asphyxiation 5  
10/01/1887 Bast View the planets for this day Big Mine Run, PA Coal Asphyxiation 5  
02/18/1895 West Bear Ridge View the planets for this day Mahony Plane, PA Coal Explosion 5  
10/02/1871 Otto Red Ash View the planets for this day Branch Dale, PA Coal Explosion 5  
10/08/1894 Luke Fidler View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Fire 5  
03/15/1870 Potts View the planets for this day Locustdale, PA Coal Explosion 5  
10/01/1898 Midvale View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Fire 5  
02/21/1923 Kaska William View the planets for this day Kaska, PA Coal Explosion 5  
06/26/1923 Richards Colliery View the planets for this day Mount Carmel, PA Coal Explosion 5  
12/08/1923 Mt. Jessup No. 1 View the planets for this day Jessup, PA Coal Roof Fall 5  
04/26/1925 Hutchison View the planets for this day Millgrove, PA Coal Explosion 5  
05/06/1926 Randolph Colliery View the planets for this day Port Carbon, PA Coal Explosion 5  
08/09/1928 Hillside No. 1 View the planets for this day South Riverside, PA Coal Explosion 5  
03/20/1922 Dilltown No 1 View the planets for this day Dilltown, PA Coal Explosion 5  
08/24/1936 Clear Spring View the planets for this day West Pittston, PA Coal Explosion 5  
03/12/1945 Crucible View the planets for this day Greene, PA Coal Roof Fall 5  
03/29/1951 Buttonwood View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 5  
05/10/1911 Plymouth No. 5 View the planets for this day Larksville, PA Coal Asphyxiation 5  
06/01/1966 Dora No. 2 View the planets for this day Dora, PA Coal Asphyxiation 5  
11/02/1879 Mill Creek View the planets for this day Mill Creek, PA Coal Explosion 5  
05/10/1911 Boston View the planets for this day Larksville, PA Coal Fire 5  
04/26/1925 New Slope Construction View the planets for this day Sewickley, PA Coal Explosion 5  
04/22/1870 Diamond Slope View the planets for this day Wolf Creek, PA Coal Expl. Vessel 5  
05/29/1931 Richards Colliery View the planets for this day Mount Carmel, PA Coal Explosion 5  
06/18/1907 Johnson No. 1 View the planets for this day Priceburg, PA Coal Explosion 5  
07/24/1899 Grindstone View the planets for this day Grindstone, PA Coal Explosion 5  
05/05/1904 Lance View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosives 5  
01/30/1904 Maple Hill View the planets for this day Mahanoy City, PA Coal Explosives 5  
03/27/1952 Holmes Slope View the planets for this day Minersville, PA Coal Inundation 5  
03/06/1902 Catsburg View the planets for this day Monongahela, PA Coal Explosion 5  
03/09/1921 Rahn No. 11 View the planets for this day Seek, PA Coal Explosion 5  
10/29/1905 Hazel Kirk No. 2 View the planets for this day Monongahela, PA Coal Explosion 5  
05/05/1904 Locust Gap View the planets for this day Locust Gap, PA Coal Fire 5  
08/17/1907 Sonman View the planets for this day Sonman, PA Coal Hoisting 5  
05/13/1908 Prospect View the planets for this day Midvale, PA Coal Roof Fall 5  
01/25/1909 Orenda No. 2 View the planets for this day Boswell, PA Coal Explosion 5  
05/27/1911 Cameron View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Asphyxiation 5  
12/09/1902 S. Wilkes-Barre View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosives 5  
09/12/1911 Marvine View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Coal Mine Cars 5  
10/03/1911 Drifton No. 2 View the planets for this day Freeland, PA Coal Fall of Person 5  
02/18/1905 Lytle View the planets for this day Minersville, PA Coal Roof Fall 5  
03/16/1871 Bast Breaker View the planets for this day Ashland, PA Coal Expl. Vessel 4  
03/25/1901 Gates View the planets for this day Georges Township, PA Coal Explosion 4  
10/24/1931 Mocanaqua View the planets for this day Mocanaqua, PA Coal Explosion 4  
06/11/1889 Gaylord View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Roof Fall 4  
04/18/1896 Eddy Creek View the planets for this day Olyphant, PA Coal Roof Fall 4  
05/04/1949 Gilberton No. 5 View the planets for this day Girardville, PA Coal Fire 4  
02/16/1984 Greenwich Collieries View the planets for this day Green Township, PA Coal Explosion 3  
12/11/1985 No. 2 Slope View the planets for this day Carlstown, PA Coal Explosion 3  
03/26/1971 Nemacolin View the planets for this day Nemacolin, PA Coal Fire 3  
12/01/1970 Russellton View the planets for this day Russellton, PA Coal Roof Fall 3  
09/14/1966 Lykens No. 1 View the planets for this day Joliett, PA Coal Roof Fall 3  
02/26/1964 Glen Burn Colliery View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Explosives 3  
02/03/1964 Bednarczyk Nos. 2, 3 View the planets for this day Gowen City, PA Coal Explosion 3  
07/25/1995 No. 4 Slope View the planets for this day Keffers, PA Coal Fall of Rib 2  
01/05/1949 S. Wilkes-Barre View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 2  
08/25/1894 Gilberton View the planets for this day Ashland, PA Coal Explosion 2  
08/02/1908 Knickerbocker View the planets for this day Shenandoah, PA Coal Explosion 2  
08/13/1963 Sheppton View the planets for this day Sheppton, PA Coal Cave-in 1  
01/21/1912 Cherry Valley View the planets for this day Cherry Valley, PA Coal Fire 1  
07/03/1983 Homer City View the planets for this day Homer City, PA Coal Explosion 1  
07/24/2002 Quecreek View the planets for this day Friedens, PA Coal Inundation 0  
07/02/1928 Locust Springs View the planets for this day Locust Gap, PA Coal Inundation 0  
 
 

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