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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarAll Mine Disasters in the Year 1917   (Display in Fatal Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed
12/19/1917 Barbour No. 6 View the planets for this day Catoosa, TN Coal Explosion 11  
12/17/1917 Wilkeson View the planets for this day Wilkeson, WA Coal Inundation 6  
12/15/1917 Yukon No. 1 View the planets for this day Bluefield, WV Coal Explosion 18  
11/29/1917 Old Ben No. 11 View the planets for this day Christopher, IL Coal Explosion 17  
11/04/1917 Prockter View the planets for this day Amherstdale, WV Coal Electrical 4  
09/17/1917 Orient View the planets for this day Orient, IL Coal Hoisting 5  
08/30/1917 Lincoln View the planets for this day Virginia, MN MNM Fire 0  
08/04/1917 West Kentucky No. 7 View the planets for this day Clay, KY Coal Explosion 62  
07/17/1917 Three Forks Quarry View the planets for this day Trident, MT MNM Explosion 8  
06/08/1917 Granite Mountain View the planets for this day Butte, MT MNM Fire 163  
06/02/1917 Rend No. 2 View the planets for this day Herrin, IL Coal Explosion 9  
04/28/1917 Mountain King View the planets for this day Mariposa County, CA MNM Asphyxiation 7  
04/27/1917 Hastings View the planets for this day Hastings, CO Coal Explosion 121  
04/18/1917 Linden View the planets for this day Mason, WV Coal Explosives 5  
03/13/1917 Henderson No. 1 View the planets for this day Hendersonville, PA Coal Explosion 14  
02/25/1917 North Star View the planets for this day Hailey, ID MNM Snowslide 16  
 
 

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