united states mine rescue association
All Mine Disasters in the United States
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Company:  Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Co.   (Date Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed
08/02/1913 East Brookside View the planets for this day Tower City, PA Anthracite Explosion 20  
01/21/1935 Gilberton View the planets for this day Gilberton, PA Anthracite Explosion 13  
06/10/1873 Henry Clay View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite Explosion 10  
08/21/1884 Greenback/Buckridge View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite Fire 8  
08/08/1930 Gilberton View the planets for this day Gilberton, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 8  
05/09/1877 Wadesville View the planets for this day Wadesville, PA Anthracite Fire 7  
05/15/1906 Shenandoah City View the planets for this day Shenandoah, PA Anthracite Explosives 7  
10/23/1891 Richardson View the planets for this day Glen Carbon, PA Anthracite Asphyxiation 7  
09/08/1885 Otto View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Anthracite Explosion 6  
05/05/1904 Locust Gap View the planets for this day Locust Gap, PA Anthracite Fire 5  
01/15/1878 Potts View the planets for this day Locustdale, PA Anthracite Explosion 5  
04/27/1887 Tunnel View the planets for this day Ashland, PA Anthracite Asphyxiation 5  
10/01/1887 Bast View the planets for this day Big Mine Run, PA Anthracite Asphyxiation 5  
01/30/1904 Maple Hill View the planets for this day Mahanoy City, PA Anthracite Explosives 5  
01/13/1897 Wadesville View the planets for this day Wadesville, PA Anthracite Fall of Person 5  
08/25/1894 Gilberton View the planets for this day Ashland, PA Anthracite Explosion 2  
08/03/1908 Knickerbocker View the planets for this day Shenandoah, PA Anthracite Explosion 2  
07/02/1928 Locust Springs View the planets for this day Locust Gap, PA Anthracite Inundation 0  
 
 
 

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