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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarCounty:  Westmoreland 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
12/19/1907 Darr View the planets for this day Van Meter, PA Bituminous Explosion 239  
01/27/1891 Mammoth View the planets for this day Mt. Pleasant, PA Bituminous Explosion 109  
03/21/1929 Kinloch View the planets for this day Parnassus, PA Bituminous Explosion 45  
06/10/1901 Port Royal No. 2 View the planets for this day Port Royal, PA Bituminous Explosion/Fire 19  
02/20/1928 Kinloch View the planets for this day Parnassus, PA Bituminous Explosion 12  
11/18/1916 Ocean View the planets for this day Greensburg, PA Bituminous Roof Fall 8  
03/30/1916 Robindale View the planets for this day Seward, PA Bituminous Explosion 8  
02/02/1952 Carpentertown No. 2 View the planets for this day Mt. Pleasant, PA Bituminous Explosion 6  
 
 
 

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