united states mine rescue association
All Mine Disasters in the United States
Sorted by Company

Company:  Pocahontas Fuel Company   (Fatality Order)

Planet links and investigation reports will open in a separate window

Displays all records in descending date order

 
Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
10/27/1958 Bishop No. 34 View the planets for this day Wise, VA Bituminous Explosion 22  Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/27/1957 Pocahontas No. 31 View the planets for this day McDowell County, WV Bituminous Explosion 11  Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/04/1957 Bishop No. 34 View the planets for this day Wise, VA Bituminous Explosion 37  Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/27/1932 Boisevain View the planets for this day Boisevain, VA Bituminous Explosion 38  Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/19/1918 Caswell Creek View the planets for this day Freeman, WV Bituminous Roof Fall
 
 
 

Mining companies that experienced 5 or more disasters

Search Parameters for ALL Mine Disasters:
Decade   |   Year   |   Month   |   State   |   City and State   |   County   |   Mine Name   |   Company   |   Mineral Type   |   Cause
ALL Coal Mine Disasters ALL M/NM Mine Disasters

Or try the Key Letter Search Tool Magnify Icon to locate mine disasters by mine name.