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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster Calendar Cause of Disaster:  Cave-in   (Display in Date Order)

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Displays all database records in descending fatality order

 
Date Mine Name Location Mineral Killed
02/21/1918 Amasa-Porter View the planets for this day Crystal Falls, MI Iron Ore 17
09/17/1914 Centennial-Eureka View the planets for this day Eureka, UT Gold 11
10/06/1905 Granville Quarry View the planets for this day Granville, NY Slate 10
12/18/1869 No. 1 Slope View the planets for this day Stockton, PA Anthracite 10
02/10/1943 Mulcahy View the planets for this day Shullsburg, WI Lead/Zinc 8
01/04/1896 Anna Lee View the planets for this day Victor, CO Gold 8
09/13/1886 Marvine View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite 8
05/13/1912 Norrie View the planets for this day Ironwood, MI Iron Ore 7
02/26/1909 Keystone View the planets for this day Joplin, MO Lead 6
10/16/1923 Utah-Apex View the planets for this day Bingham, UT Silver/Lead 6
04/13/1909 Granville Quarry View the planets for this day Granville, NY Slate 5
04/17/1913 Miami Copper View the planets for this day Miami, AZ Copper 5
11/09/1914 Sibley No. 9 Shaft View the planets for this day Ely, MN Iron Ore 5
09/04/1929 Calaveras View the planets for this day Copperopolis, CA Copper 5
06/07/1930 Climax View the planets for this day Leadville, CO Moly 5
12/07/1906 Edison Tunnel View the planets for this day Bakersfield, CA Tunnel 5
06/17/1918 Short Mountain View the planets for this day Lykens, PA Anthracite 4
06/02/1952 Penokee View the planets for this day Ironwood, MI Iron Ore 2
01/05/1918 Barnum View the planets for this day Pittston, PA Anthracite 2
03/13/1911 Elba View the planets for this day Gilbert, MN Iron Ore 2
08/13/1963 Sheppton View the planets for this day Sheppton, PA Anthracite 1
11/15/1919 Gold Hunter View the planets for this day Mullan, ID Gold/Silver 0
09/28/1911 Shakespeare Placer View the planets for this day Dome Creek, AK Gold 0
 
 
 

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