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View the Mine Disaster Calendar Decade:  1960s   (Display in Fatality Order)   (Display by Mineral)

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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed
12/12/1968 No. 8-B View the planets for this day Saunders, WV Bituminous Fire 3  
11/20/1968 Consol No. 9 View the planets for this day Farmington, WV Bituminous Explosion 78  
09/19/1968 Somerset View the planets for this day Somerset, CO Bituminous Roof Fall 4  
08/15/1968 Orient No. 5 View the planets for this day Benton, IL Bituminous Explosion 4  
08/14/1968 Lundale No. 1 View the planets for this day Lundale, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 3  
08/07/1968 River Queen No. 1 View the planets for this day Greenville, KY Bituminous Explosion 9  
05/06/1968 Saxsewell No. 8 View the planets for this day Hominy Falls, WV Bituminous Inundation 4  
03/05/1968 Belle Isle Salt View the planets for this day Franklin, LA Salt Fire 21  
11/17/1967 Dekoven No. 6 View the planets for this day Dekoven, KY Bituminous Explosion 3  
07/28/1967 Princess No. 1 View the planets for this day David, KY Bituminous Explosion 4  
07/11/1967 Jewell Smokeless View the planets for this day Vansant, VA Bituminous Pwd Haulage 2  
05/23/1967 No. 22 View the planets for this day Deane, KY Bituminous Roof Fall 3  
05/17/1967 No. 3 View the planets for this day Oakwood, VA Bituminous Roof Fall 3  
01/24/1967 Va. Pocahontas No. 1 View the planets for this day Grundy, VA Bituminous Explosion 3  
09/14/1966 Lykens No. 1 View the planets for this day Joliett, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 3  
09/14/1966 Red Tail No. 2 View the planets for this day Bethesda, OH Bituminous Fire 3  
09/09/1966 Valley Camp No. 3 View the planets for this day Triadelphia, WV Bituminous Mine Cars 4  
07/23/1966 Siltex View the planets for this day Mt. Hope, WV Bituminous Explosion 7  
06/01/1966 Dora No. 2 View the planets for this day Dora, PA Bituminous Asphyxiation 5  
03/02/1966 Burnwell No. 1 View the planets for this day Hesperus, CO Bituminous Explosion 3  
02/08/1966 Stephens Elkhorn View the planets for this day Manton, KY Bituminous Roof Fall 4  
02/03/1966 Betty B. No. 2 View the planets for this day Herald, VA Bituminous Roof Fall 3  
12/28/1965 Dutch Creek No. 1 View the planets for this day Redstone, CO Bituminous Explosion 9  
10/16/1965 Mars No. 2 View the planets for this day Wilsonburg, WV Bituminous Fire 7  
05/24/1965 No. 2-A View the planets for this day Robbins, TN Bituminous Explosion 5  
04/30/1965 Llewellyn Shaft View the planets for this day Farmington, WV Bituminous Explosion 4  
09/28/1964 Bradshaw No. 6 View the planets for this day Bradshaw, WV Bituminous Explosion 3  
02/26/1964 Glen Burn Colliery View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite Explosives 3  
02/03/1964 Bednarczyk Nos. 2, 3 View the planets for this day Gowen City, PA Anthracite Explosion 3  
12/16/1963 Carbon No. 2 View the planets for this day Helper, UT Bituminous Explosion 9  
08/27/1963 Cane Creek View the planets for this day Moab, UT Potash Explosion 18  
08/13/1963 Sheppton View the planets for this day Sheppton, PA Anthracite Cave-in 1  
04/25/1963 Compass No. 2 View the planets for this day Dola, WV Bituminous Explosion 22  
04/16/1963 Forge Slope View the planets for this day Newport Town, PA Bituminous Explosion 4  
12/06/1962 Robena No. 3 View the planets for this day Carmichaels, PA Bituminous Explosion 37  
01/10/1962 Blue Blaze No. 2 View the planets for this day Herrin, IL Bituminous Explosion 11  
12/12/1961 A and B View the planets for this day Knott County, KY Bituminous Roof Fall 4  
08/05/1961 Stearns No. 4 View the planets for this day Worley, KY Bituminous Asphyxiation 3  
04/28/1961 Elzo View the planets for this day Yancey, KY Bituminous Roof Fall 4  
03/02/1961 Viking View the planets for this day Terre Haute, IN Bituminous Explosion 22  
03/08/1960 No. 22 View the planets for this day Holden, WV Bituminous Fire 18  
 
 
 

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