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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarCounty:  Lackawanna County, PA   (Display in Fatality Order)

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Counties where 5 or more disasters occurred

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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed
12/08/1923 Mt. Jessup No. 1 View the planets for this day Jessup, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 5  
11/03/1922 Eddy Creek View the planets for this day Olyphant, PA Anthracite Explosives 6  
12/09/1914 Tripp View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Hoisting 13  
09/12/1911 Marvine View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Mine Cars 3  
04/07/1911 Price-Pancoast View the planets for this day Throop, PA Anthracite Fire 73  
06/18/1907 Johnson No. 1 View the planets for this day Priceburg, PA Anthracite Explosion 7  
03/02/1907 Holden View the planets for this day Taylor, PA Anthracite Explosion 7  
10/30/1897 Von Storch View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Fire 6  
09/28/1897 Jermyn No. 1 View the planets for this day Rendham, PA Anthracite Fire 5  
04/18/1896 Eddy Creek View the planets for this day Olyphant, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 4  
09/13/1886 Marvine View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Cave-in 8  
08/30/1886 Fair Lawn View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Explosion 6  
11/02/1879 Mill Creek View the planets for this day Mill Creek, PA Bituminous Explosion 5  
01/12/1846 Delaware-Hudson View the planets for this day Carbondale, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 14  
 
 
 

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