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View the Mine Disaster Calendar Decade:  1880s   (Display in Fatality Order)   (Display in Date Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed
01/12/1881 Little Cottonwood Canyon View the planets for this day Alta, Utah Silver Avalanche 10  
05/03/1884 Gouverneur View the planets for this day Gouverneur, NY Marble Expl. Vessel 6  
07/07/1887 Sturgeon River View the planets for this day Metropolitan, MI Iron Ore Inundation 8  
06/18/1880 Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Virginia City, NV Gold Pwd Haulage 5  
06/24/1887 Gould and Curry View the planets for this day Virginia City, NV Gold/Silver Fire 11  
11/13/1885 Bull Domingo View the planets for this day Silver Cliff, CO Gold/Silver Fire 10  
11/23/1889 Anaconda View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Fire 6  
02/16/1881 Belmont View the planets for this day Belmont, MT Copper Fire 6  
09/09/1889 White Ash View the planets for this day Greeley, CO Bituminous Inundation 11  
11/09/1888 Frontenac Shaft No. 2 View the planets for this day Frontenac, KS Bituminous Explosion 40  
11/03/1888 Kettle Creek View the planets for this day Westport, PA Bituminous Explosives 17  
03/29/1888 Keith and Perry No. 6 View the planets for this day Rich Hill, MO Bituminous Explosion 24  
04/04/1887 Old Savanna No. 2 View the planets for this day Savanna, OK Bituminous Explosion 18  
03/08/1886 Uniondale View the planets for this day Dunbar, PA Bituminous Explosion 6  
01/21/1886 Orrel View the planets for this day Newburg, WV Bituminous Explosion 39  
01/12/1886 Almy No. 4 View the planets for this day Almy, WY Bituminous Explosion 13  
09/23/1885 Franklin View the planets for this day Houtzdale, PA Bituminous Inundation 4  
10/27/1884 Youngstown View the planets for this day Uniontown, PA Bituminous Explosion 14  
03/13/1884 Laurel View the planets for this day Pocahontas, VA Bituminous Explosion 112  
02/20/1884 West Leisenring View the planets for this day West Leisenring, PA Bituminous Explosion 19  
01/24/1884 Crested Butte View the planets for this day Crested Butte, CO Bituminous Explosion 59  
02/16/1883 Diamond View the planets for this day Braidwood, IL Bituminous Inundation 69  
01/09/1883 Coulterville View the planets for this day Coulterville, IL Bituminous Explosion 10  
02/03/1882 Midlothian View the planets for this day Coalfield, VA Bituminous Explosion 32  
03/04/1881 Almy No. 2 View the planets for this day Almy, WY Bituminous Explosion 38  
02/10/1881 Robbins View the planets for this day Robbins, OH Bituminous Explosion 6  
06/11/1889 Gaylord View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 4  
05/09/1889 Kaska William View the planets for this day Middleport, PA Anthracite Hoisting 10  
10/01/1887 Bast View the planets for this day Big Mine Run, PA Anthracite Asphyxiation 5  
04/27/1887 Tunnel View the planets for this day Ashland, PA Anthracite Asphyxiation 5  
11/26/1886 Conyngham View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Explosion 12  
09/13/1886 Marvine View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Cave-in 8  
08/30/1886 Fair Lawn View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Explosion 6  
12/18/1885 Nanticoke No. 1 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Anthracite Inundation 26  
10/21/1885 Plymouth No. 2 View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Anthracite Explosion 6  
09/08/1885 Otto View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Anthracite Explosion 6  
09/02/1885 Oak Wood View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Hoisting 4  
08/11/1885 West End View the planets for this day Mocanaqua, PA Anthracite Asphyxiation 10  
05/13/1885 North Ashland View the planets for this day North Ashland, PA Anthracite Inundation 5  
04/06/1885 Cuyler View the planets for this day Raven Run, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 10  
12/08/1884 Henry Clay View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite Explosion 7  
08/21/1884 Greenback/Buckridge View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite Fire 8  
05/24/1882 Kohinoor View the planets for this day Shenandoah, PA Anthracite Explosion 5  
05/03/1880 Short Mountain View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite Explosion 5  
03/05/1880 Nanticoke No. 3 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Anthracite Explosion 6  
 
 
 

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