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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarCounty:  Jefferson County, AL   (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 Report
04/08/1911 Banner View the planets for this day Littleton, AL Bituminous Explosion 128 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/22/1922 Dolomite No. 3 View the planets for this day Dolomite, AL Bituminous Explosion 90
05/05/1910 Palos No. 3 View the planets for this day Palos, AL Bituminous Explosion 83 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/20/1910 Mulga View the planets for this day Mulga, AL Bituminous Explosion 40 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/15/1937 Mulga View the planets for this day Birmingham, AL Bituminous Explosion 34 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/04/1916 Bessie View the planets for this day Palos, AL Bituminous Explosion 30
08/28/1943 Sayreton No. 2 View the planets for this day Sayreton, AL Bituminous Explosion 28 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/29/1926 Mossboro No. 1 View the planets for this day Helena, AL Bituminous Explosion 27 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/29/1919 Majestic View the planets for this day Majestic, AL Bituminous Explosion 22
02/02/1909 Short Creek View the planets for this day Short Creek, AL Bituminous Explosion 18
10/05/1914 Mulga View the planets for this day Mulga, AL Bituminous Explosion 16
05/11/1943 Praco No. 10 View the planets for this day Praco, AL Bituminous Explosion 12 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/22/1891 Pratt No. 1 Shaft View the planets for this day Pratt City, AL Bituminous Explosion 11
07/30/1948 Edgewater View the planets for this day Birmingham, AL Bituminous Explosion 11 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/15/1908 Pratt No. 3 View the planets for this day Ensley, AL Bituminous Fire 8
01/13/1930 Peerless View the planets for this day Straven, AL Bituminous Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/01/1938 Praco No. 7 View the planets for this day Praco, AL Bituminous Rock Fall 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/19/1898 Pratt Slope No. 2 View the planets for this day Birmingham, AL Bituminous Explosion 6
01/10/1923 Dolomite No. 1 View the planets for this day Dolomite, AL Bituminous Explosion 5
07/12/1923 Sloss No. 1 View the planets for this day Bessemer, AL Iron Ore Pwd Haulage 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/28/1931 Overton No. 1 View the planets for this day Irondale, AL Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
06/04/1941 Docena View the planets for this day Adamsville, AL Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/31/1921 Docena View the planets for this day Adamsville, AL Bituminous Explosion 4
07/24/1977 Chetopa View the planets for this day Graysville, AL Bituminous Hoisting 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
 
 
 

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