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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarCounty:  Fayette County, WV   (Display in Date Order)

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Counties where 5 or more disasters occurred

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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed
03/02/1915 Layland No. 3 View the planets for this day Layland, WV Bituminous Explosion 115  
01/29/1907 Stuart View the planets for this day Stuart, WV Bituminous Explosion 84  
03/06/1900 Red Ash View the planets for this day Red Ash, WV Bituminous Explosion 46  
03/18/1905 Rush Run-Red Ash View the planets for this day Red Ash, WV Bituminous Explosion 24  
11/30/1915 Boomer No. 2 View the planets for this day Boomer, WV Bituminous Explosion 23  
02/08/1906 Parral View the planets for this day Parral, WV Bituminous Explosion 23  
02/06/1915 Carlisle View the planets for this day Carlisle, WV Bituminous Explosion 21  
05/01/1907 Whipple View the planets for this day Scarbro, WV Bituminous Explosion 16  
01/26/1929 Kingston No. 5 View the planets for this day Kingston, WV Bituminous Explosion 14  
01/30/1908 Valley View the planets for this day Hawks Nest, WV Bituminous Explosion 9  
07/23/1966 Siltex View the planets for this day Mt. Hope, WV Bituminous Explosion 7  
03/31/1909 Echo View the planets for this day Buery, WV Bituminous Explosion 6  
10/27/1948 Powellton No. 3 View the planets for this day Elkridge, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 4  
08/19/1925 Lochgelly View the planets for this day Lochgelly, WV Bituminous Fall of Person 4  
 
 
 

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