united states mine rescue association
All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarCounty:  Boone County, WV   (Display in Date Order)

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Counties where 5 or more disasters occurred

Displays all records in descending fatality order

 
Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
11/06/1943 Nellis No. 3 View the planets for this day Madison, WV Bituminous Explosion 11 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/07/1980 Ferrell No. 17 View the planets for this day Uneeda, WV Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/28/1958 Wharton No. 2 View the planets for this day Barrett, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
06/05/1975 Harris No. 2 View the planets for this day Bald Knob, WV Bituminous Fall of Rib 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
09/17/2003 Twilight Mountain View the planets for this day Twilight, WV Bituminous Pwd Haulage 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
 
 
 

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