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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarCounty:  Kanawha 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
01/18/1906 Detroit View the planets for this day Ash Camp, WV Bituminous Explosion 18 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/31/1951 United Gas No. 1 View the planets for this day United, WV Bituminous Explosion 12 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/04/1905 Horton View the planets for this day Horton, WV Bituminous Fire 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/20/1905 Cabin Creek View the planets for this day Kayford, WV Bituminous Explosion 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/15/1942 Laing No. 1 View the planets for this day Laing, WV Bituminous Pwd Haulage 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/07/1905 No. 101 View the planets for this day Shrewsbury, WV Bituminous Pwd Haulage 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
 
 
 

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