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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarCounty:  Harlan County, KY   (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
12/09/1932 Zero View the planets for this day Yancey, KY Bituminous Explosion 23  
09/16/1943 Three Point View the planets for this day Three Point, KY Bituminous Explosion 12  
05/22/1928 Black Mountain No. 30 View the planets for this day Kenvir, KY Bituminous Explosives 8  
05/20/2006 Darby No. 1 View the planets for this day Holmes Mill, KY Bituminous Explosion 5  
04/28/1961 Elzo View the planets for this day Yancey, KY Bituminous Roof Fall 4  
10/03/1942 Dixie Star View the planets for this day Alva, KY Bituminous Explosion 4  
09/12/1984 Berger No. 2 View the planets for this day Evarts, KY Bituminous Roof Fall 4  
06/03/1981 Grays Knob No. 5 View the planets for this day Grays Knob, KY Bituminous Inundation 3  
11/20/1996 C-2 View the planets for this day Dione, KY Bituminous Fall of Rib 2  
08/03/2005 Stillhouse No. 1 View the planets for this day Cumberland, KY Bituminous Roof Fall 2  
 
 
 

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