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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed
09/03/1911 Butte-Superior View the planets for this day Butte, MT Zinc Hoisting 6  
07/25/1916 Waterworks Tunnel View the planets for this day Cleveland, OH Tunnel Explosion 20  
07/10/1917 Rock Salt View the planets for this day Ithaca, NY Salt Explosion 1  
12/23/1915 Brandy City View the planets for this day Brandy City, CA Other Explosives 4  
06/02/1910 Lehigh Quarry View the planets for this day West Coplay, PA Limestone Explosives 8  
06/01/1910 Union Quarry View the planets for this day Devils Slide, UT Limestone Explosives 25  
04/13/1910 Nazareth Quarry View the planets for this day Nazareth, PA Limestone Explosives 11  
07/25/1919 Hecla View the planets for this day Burke, ID Lead Hoisting 5  
08/30/1917 Lincoln View the planets for this day Virginia, MN Lead Fire 0  
07/30/1911 White Oak View the planets for this day Villa Heights, MO Lead Roof Fall 0  
06/27/1918 Elivier Open Pit View the planets for this day Virginia, MN Iron Ore Explosives 18  
02/21/1918 Amasa-Porter View the planets for this day Crystal Falls, MI Iron Ore Cave-in 17  
11/09/1914 Sibley No. 9 Shaft View the planets for this day Ely, MN Iron Ore Cave-in 5  
09/01/1914 Rockwood View the planets for this day Rockwood, TN Iron Ore Explosion 1  
07/14/1914 Balkan View the planets for this day Palatka, MI Iron Ore Inundation 7  
05/13/1912 Norrie View the planets for this day Ironwood, MI Iron Ore Cave-in 7  
10/19/1911 Wharton View the planets for this day Hibernia, NJ Iron Ore Inundation 12  
05/05/1911 Hartford-Cambria No. 2 View the planets for this day Negaunee, MI Iron Ore Fire 7  
03/13/1911 Elba View the planets for this day Gilbert, MN Iron Ore Cave-in 2  
03/11/1911 Norman View the planets for this day Virginia, MN Iron Ore Rock Slide 14  
06/07/1910 Richard View the planets for this day Dover, NJ Iron Ore Hoisting 5  
07/17/1917 Three Forks Quarry View the planets for this day Trident, MT Gypsum Explosives 8  
04/28/1917 Mountain King View the planets for this day Mariposa County, CA Gold Asphyxiation 7  
09/17/1914 Centennial-Eureka View the planets for this day Eureka, UT Gold Cave-in 11  
12/09/1912 Great Northern Development View the planets for this day Cordova, AK Gold Avalanche 9  
09/28/1911 Shakespeare Placer View the planets for this day Dome Creek, AK Gold Cave-in 0  
01/18/1911 Keating View the planets for this day Radersburg, MT Gold Explosives 6  
03/02/1910 Alaska-Mexican View the planets for this day Treadwell, AK Gold Explosives 37  
11/15/1919 Gold Hunter View the planets for this day Mullan, ID Gold/Silver Cave-in 0  
02/25/1917 North Star View the planets for this day Hailey, ID Gold/Silver Snowslide 16  
02/23/1911 Belmont View the planets for this day Tonopah, NV Gold/Silver Fire 17  
06/08/1917 Granite Mountain View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Fire 163  
02/14/1916 Pennsylvania View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Fire 21  
10/19/1915 Granite Mountain View the planets for this day Butte, Mt Copper Explosives 16  
08/04/1914 Copper Flat Steam Pit View the planets for this day McGill, NV Copper Explosives 5  
01/21/1914 Boston View the planets for this day Bingham, UT Copper Fire 5  
08/12/1913 Coronado View the planets for this day Clifton, AZ Copper Pwd Haulage 9  
04/23/1913 Leonard View the planets for this day Butte, MT Copper Hoisting 5  
04/17/1913 Miami Copper View the planets for this day Miami, AZ Copper Cave-in 5  
07/07/1912 Eureka Pit View the planets for this day Ely, NV Copper Explosives 10  
08/23/1911 Giroux View the planets for this day Ely, NV Copper Fire 7  
12/03/1919 Bogle No. 3 View the planets for this day Jacksonville, IN Bituminous Explosion 6  
10/29/1919 Amsterdam No. 2 View the planets for this day Amsterdam, OH Bituminous Fire 20  
08/18/1919 Oakdale View the planets for this day La Veta, CO Bituminous Explosion 18  
08/06/1919 Weirwood View the planets for this day Weirwood, WV Bituminous Explosion 7  
07/18/1919 Carswell View the planets for this day Kimball, WV Bituminous Explosion 6  
06/30/1919 Alderson No. 5 View the planets for this day Alderson, OK Bituminous Explosion 15  
04/29/1919 Majestic View the planets for this day Majestic, AL Bituminous Explosion 22  
03/31/1919 Empire View the planets for this day Aguilar, CO Bituminous Explosion 13  
12/22/1918 Havaco View the planets for this day Havaco, WV Bituminous Explosion 4  
09/28/1918 Royalton North No. 1 View the planets for this day Royalton, IL Bituminous Explosion/Fire 21  
08/28/1918 Burnett View the planets for this day Burnett, WA Bituminous Explosion 12  
08/07/1918 Harmar View the planets for this day Harmarville, PA Bituminous Explosion 8  
05/20/1918 Villa View the planets for this day Villa, WV Bituminous Fire 13  
02/19/1918 Caswell Creek View the planets for this day Freeman, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 4  
12/30/1917 Acme View the planets for this day Fleming, KY Bituminous Explosives 0  
12/20/1917 Barbour No. 3 View the planets for this day Catoosa, TN Bituminous Explosion 11  
12/17/1917 Wilkeson View the planets for this day Wilkeson, WA Bituminous Inundation 6  
12/15/1917 Yukon No. 1 View the planets for this day Bluefield, WV Bituminous Explosion 18  
11/29/1917 Old Ben No. 11 View the planets for this day Christopher, IL Bituminous Explosion 17  
11/04/1917 Prockter View the planets for this day Amherstdale, WV Bituminous Electrical 4  
09/17/1917 Orient View the planets for this day Orient, IL Bituminous Hoisting 5  
08/04/1917 West Kentucky No. 7 View the planets for this day Clay, KY Bituminous Explosion 62  
06/02/1917 Rend No. 2 View the planets for this day Herrin, IL Bituminous Explosion 9  
04/27/1917 Hastings View the planets for this day Hastings, CO Bituminous Explosion 121  
04/18/1917 Linden View the planets for this day Mason, WV Bituminous Explosives 5  
03/13/1917 Henderson No. 1 View the planets for this day Hendersonville, PA Bituminous Explosion 14  
12/19/1916 Oliphant-Johnson View the planets for this day Bruceville, IN Bituminous Explosion 2  
12/13/1916 Fidelity No. 9 View the planets for this day Stone City, KS Bituminous Explosion 20  
11/18/1916 Ocean View the planets for this day Greensburg, PA Bituminous Roof Fall 8  
11/04/1916 Bessie View the planets for this day Palos, AL Bituminous Explosion 30  
10/22/1916 Marvel No. 2 View the planets for this day Marvel, AL Bituminous Explosion 18  
10/19/1916 Jamison No. 7 View the planets for this day Barrackville, WV Bituminous Explosion/Fire 11  
03/30/1916 Robindale View the planets for this day Seward, PA Bituminous Explosion 8  
03/28/1916 King No. 98 View the planets for this day Kimball, WV Bituminous Explosion 10  
03/15/1916 Sesser View the planets for this day Sesser, IL Bituminous Fire 0  
02/29/1916 Davis No. 42 View the planets for this day Kempton, MD Bituminous Explosion 16  
02/11/1916 Ernest No. 2 View the planets for this day Ernest, PA Bituminous Explosion 27  
11/30/1915 Boomer No. 2 View the planets for this day Boomer, WV Bituminous Explosion 23  
11/16/1915 Northwestern View the planets for this day Ravensdale, WA Bituminous Explosion 31  
08/31/1915 Orenda View the planets for this day Boswell, PA Bituminous Explosion 19  
07/30/1915 Patterson No. 2 View the planets for this day Elizabeth, PA Bituminous Mine Cars 9  
07/27/1915 United Coal No. 1 View the planets for this day Christopher, IL Bituminous Explosion 9  
05/24/1915 Smokeless Valley No. 1 View the planets for this day Johnstown, PA Bituminous Explosion 9  
04/05/1915 Panama View the planets for this day Panama, IL Bituminous Explosion 11  
03/02/1915 Layland No. 3 View the planets for this day Layland, WV Bituminous Explosion 115  
02/18/1915 New Home No. 2 View the planets for this day Rich Hill, MO Bituminous Explosives 5  
02/06/1915 Carlisle View the planets for this day Carlisle, WV Bituminous Explosion 21  
11/28/1914 Bonar View the planets for this day East Bernstadt, KY Bituminous Explosives 2  
10/27/1914 Royalton North No. 1 View the planets for this day Royalton, IL Bituminous Explosion 52  
10/05/1914 Mulga View the planets for this day Mulga, AL Bituminous Explosion 16  
09/04/1914 Union No. 1 View the planets for this day Adamson, OK Bituminous Roof Fall 14  
06/30/1914 Sycamore No. 1 View the planets for this day Cinderella, WV Bituminous Asphyxiation 5  
04/30/1914 Union Pacific No. 2 View the planets for this day Cumberland, WY Bituminous Mine Cars 5  
04/28/1914 Eccles No. 5 and 6 View the planets for this day Eccles, WV Bituminous Explosion 183  
02/16/1914 Cannon View the planets for this day Franklin County, WA Bituminous Inundation 1  
01/14/1914 Spencer-Newland No. 7 View the planets for this day Mulberry, KS Bituminous Hoisting 6  
01/10/1914 Rock Castle View the planets for this day Rock Castle, AL Bituminous Explosion 12  
12/16/1913 Vulcan View the planets for this day New Castle, CO Bituminous Explosion 37  
11/18/1913 Acton No. 2 View the planets for this day Acton, AL Bituminous Explosion 24  
10/22/1913 Stag Canon No. 2 View the planets for this day Dawson, NM Bituminous Explosion 263  
05/17/1913 Imperial View the planets for this day Belle Valley, OH Bituminous Explosion 15  
05/06/1913 Taylor View the planets for this day Hartford, KY Bituminous Asphyxiation 5  
04/23/1913 Cincinnati View the planets for this day Finleyville, PA Bituminous Explosion 97  
02/19/1913 Seagraves View the planets for this day Eldorado, IL Bituminous Explosion 4  
08/13/1912 Abernant View the planets for this day Abernant, AL Bituminous Explosion 18  
07/24/1912 Superba and Lemont View the planets for this day Evans Station, PA Bituminous Inundation 18  
07/16/1912 Carbon Hill View the planets for this day Gayton, VA Bituminous Explosion 8  
07/11/1912 Panama View the planets for this day Moundsville, WV Bituminous Explosion 8  
06/18/1912 Hastings View the planets for this day Hastings, CO Bituminous Explosion 12  
04/21/1912 Coil View the planets for this day Madisonville, KY Bituminous Explosion 5  
03/26/1912 Jed View the planets for this day Jed, WV Bituminous Explosion 81  
03/20/1912 San Bois No. 2 View the planets for this day McCurtain, OK Bituminous Explosion 73  
02/22/1912 Western No. 5 View the planets for this day Lehigh, OK Bituminous Fire 9  
01/21/1912 Cherry Valley View the planets for this day Cherry Valley, PA Bituminous Fire 1  
01/20/1912 Kemmerer No. 4 View the planets for this day Kemmerer, WY Bituminous Explosion 6  
01/19/1912 Central View the planets for this day Central City, KY Bituminous Explosives 5  
01/16/1912 Carbon Hill View the planets for this day Carbon Hill, VA Bituminous Explosives 5  
12/09/1911 Cross Mountain View the planets for this day Briceville, TN Bituminous Explosion 84  
11/18/1911 Bottom Creek View the planets for this day Vivian, WV Bituminous Explosion 18  
11/09/1911 Adrian View the planets for this day Punxsutawney, PA Bituminous Explosion 8  
10/23/1911 O Gara No. 9 View the planets for this day Harrisburg, IL Bituminous Explosives 8  
08/01/1911 Standard-Pocahontas View the planets for this day Welch, WV Bituminous Asphyxiation 6  
07/15/1911 Sykesville View the planets for this day Sykesville, PA Bituminous Explosion 21  
04/24/1911 Ott No. 20 View the planets for this day Elk Garden, WV Bituminous Explosion 23  
04/08/1911 Banner View the planets for this day Littleton, AL Bituminous Explosion 128  
03/22/1911 Hazel View the planets for this day East Canonsburg, PA Bituminous Roof Fall 9  
03/18/1911 No. 16 View the planets for this day Mineral, KS Bituminous Explosion 5  
02/09/1911 Cokedale View the planets for this day Trinidad, CO Bituminous Explosion 17  
01/21/1911 Carbon Hill No. 1 View the planets for this day Carbon Hill, VA Bituminous Explosion 7  
12/31/1910 Lick Fork View the planets for this day Thacker, WV Bituminous Mine Cars 10  
12/14/1910 Leyden View the planets for this day Leyden, CO Bituminous Fire 10  
12/14/1910 Greeno View the planets for this day Tacoma, VA Bituminous Explosion 8  
11/25/1910 Providence No. 3 View the planets for this day Providence, KY Bituminous Explosion 10  
11/11/1910 Shoal Creek No. 1 View the planets for this day Panama, IL Bituminous Explosion 6  
11/08/1910 Victor American No. 3 View the planets for this day Delagua, CO Bituminous Explosion/Fire 79  
11/06/1910 Lawson View the planets for this day Black Diamond, WA Bituminous Explosion 16  
11/03/1910 Yolande No. 1 View the planets for this day Yolande, AL Bituminous Explosion 5  
10/08/1910 Starkville View the planets for this day Starkville, CO Bituminous Explosion 56  
05/05/1910 Palos No. 3 View the planets for this day Palos, AL Bituminous Explosion 83  
04/21/1910 Amsterdam No. 2 View the planets for this day Amsterdam, OH Bituminous Explosion 15  
04/20/1910 Mulga View the planets for this day Mulga, AL Bituminous Explosion 40  
03/31/1910 Busby No. 2 View the planets for this day Wilburton, OK Bituminous Explosion 6  
02/08/1910 Barthell No. 1 View the planets for this day Stearns, KY Bituminous Explosion 6  
02/05/1910 Ernest No. 2 View the planets for this day Ernest, PA Bituminous Explosion 12  
02/01/1910 Browder View the planets for this day Browder, KY Bituminous Explosion 34  
01/31/1910 Primero View the planets for this day Primero, CO Bituminous Explosion 75  
11/28/1910 Jumbo View the planets for this day Jumbo, OK Asphalt Explosion 13  
07/08/1919 Lansford Colliery View the planets for this day Lansford, PA Anthracite Explosion 8  
06/05/1919 Baltimore Tunnel No. 2 View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Explosives 92  
06/17/1918 Short Mountain View the planets for this day Lykens, PA Anthracite Cave-in 4  
01/05/1918 Barnum View the planets for this day Pittston, PA Anthracite Cave-in 2  
08/07/1916 Woodward No. 3 View the planets for this day Westmoor, PA Anthracite Explosion 6  
03/09/1916 Hollenback View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Explosion 6  
02/08/1916 Lance No. 11 View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Anthracite Explosion 7  
09/27/1915 Foster Tunnel View the planets for this day Coaldale, PA Anthracite Explosion 0  
02/17/1915 Prospect View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Explosion 13  
12/09/1914 Tripp View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Hoisting 13  
09/16/1914 Lehigh No. 4 View the planets for this day Lansford, PA Anthracite Explosion 7  
05/29/1914 Mary D View the planets for this day Mary D, PA Anthracite Hoisting 6  
08/02/1913 East Brookside View the planets for this day Tower City, PA Anthracite Explosion 20  
01/09/1912 Parrish No. 9 View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Anthracite Explosives 6  
10/03/1911 Drifton No. 2 View the planets for this day Freeland, PA Anthracite Fall of Person 5  
09/12/1911 Marvine View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Mine Cars 3  
05/27/1911 Cameron View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite Explosion 5  
05/10/1911 Boston View the planets for this day Larksville, PA Anthracite Asphyxiation 5  
04/07/1911 Price-Pancoast View the planets for this day Throop, PA Anthracite Fire 73  
03/12/1910 S. Wilkes-Barre No. 5 View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Explosion 7  
01/11/1910 Nottingham View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Anthracite Explosion 7  
 
 
 

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