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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarCounty:  Raleigh County, WV   (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
04/05/2010 Upper Big Branch View the planets for this day Montcoal, WV Bituminous Explosion 29  
10/02/1974 Maple Meadow View the planets for this day Fairdale, WV Bituminous Hoisting 3  
01/07/1974 Beckley No. 1 View the planets for this day Bolt, WV Bituminous Hoisting 3  
12/17/1940 Raleigh No. 4 View the planets for this day Beckley, WV Bituminous Explosion 9  
01/19/1930 Lillybrook No. 1 View the planets for this day Lillybrook, WV Bituminous Explosion 8  
12/27/1929 East No. 5 View the planets for this day Stotesbury, WV Bituminous Explosion 2  
10/22/1928 McAlpin View the planets for this day McAlpin, WV Bituminous Explosion 6  
03/08/1926 Crab Orchard 5 View the planets for this day Eccles, WV Bituminous Explosion 19  
08/06/1919 Weirwood View the planets for this day Weirwood, WV Bituminous Explosion 7  
04/28/1914 Eccles No. 5 and 6 View the planets for this day Eccles, WV Bituminous Explosion 183  
 
 
 

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