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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarCounty:  Monongalia County, WV   (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
04/30/1927 Federal No. 3 View the planets for this day Everettville, WV Bituminous Explosion 97  
05/12/1942 Christopher No. 3 View the planets for this day Osage, WV Bituminous Explosion 56  
07/09/1942 Pursglove No. 2 View the planets for this day Pursglove, WV Bituminous Explosion 20  
01/08/1943 Pursglove No. 15 View the planets for this day Pursglove, WV Bituminous Fire 13  
03/26/1930 Yukon View the planets for this day Arnettsville, WV Bituminous Explosion 12  
10/15/1951 Bunker View the planets for this day Cassville, WV Bituminous Explosion 10  
07/22/1972 Blacksville No. 1 View the planets for this day Blacksville, WV Bituminous Fire 9  
06/20/1928 National No. 1 View the planets for this day National, WV Bituminous Explosion 7  
03/19/1992 Blacksville No. 1 View the planets for this day Blacksville, WV Bituminous Explosion 4  
06/11/1971 Federal No. 2 View the planets for this day Miracle Run, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 3  
 
 
 

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