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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarCounty:  King County, WA   (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
08/24/1894 Franklin View the planets for this day Franklin, WA Bituminous Fire 37 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/16/1915 Northwestern View the planets for this day Ravensdale, WA Bituminous Explosion 31 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/06/1910 Lawson View the planets for this day Black Diamond, WA Bituminous Explosion 16 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/01/1902 Lawson View the planets for this day Black Diamond, WA Bituminous Explosion 11
04/26/1907 Morgan View the planets for this day Black Diamond, WA Bituminous Explosion 7
08/21/1900 Issaquah No. 4 View the planets for this day Issaquah, WA Bituminous Asphyxiation 5
12/22/1920 Black Diamond No. 11 View the planets for this day Black Diamond, WA Bituminous Cave-in 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/09/1894 Coal Creek View the planets for this day Newcastle, WA Bituminous Explosion 4
 
 
 

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