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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarCounty:  Lackawanna County, PA   (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
04/07/1911 Price-Pancoast View the planets for this day Throop, PA Anthracite Fire 73 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/12/1846 Delaware-Hudson View the planets for this day Carbondale, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 14 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/09/1914 Tripp View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Hoisting 13 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
09/13/1886 Marvine View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Cave-in 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
06/18/1907 Johnson No. 1 View the planets for this day Priceburg, PA Anthracite Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/02/1907 Holden View the planets for this day Taylor, PA Anthracite Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/03/1922 Eddy Creek View the planets for this day Olyphant, PA Anthracite Explosives 6
10/30/1897 Von Storch View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Fire 6
08/30/1886 Fair Lawn View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Explosion 6
11/02/1879 Mill Creek View the planets for this day Mill Creek, PA Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/08/1923 Mt. Jessup No. 1 View the planets for this day Jessup, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
09/28/1897 Jermyn No. 1 View the planets for this day Rendham, PA Anthracite Fire 5
04/18/1896 Eddy Creek View the planets for this day Olyphant, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 4
09/12/1911 Marvine View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Mine Cars 3
 
 
 

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