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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed
01/31/1939 Southern View the planets for this day Treece, KS Zinc Roof Fall 5  
11/30/1936 Funkhouser Quarry View the planets for this day Delta, PA Slate Explosives 9  
05/17/1930 Terry-Butterskill Quarry View the planets for this day Union, WV Rock Explosives 6  
06/07/1930 Climax View the planets for this day Leadville, CO Moly Cave-in 5  
02/08/1933 B and C Quarry View the planets for this day Fletcher, NC Limestone Rock Slide 7  
10/06/1936 Morning View the planets for this day Mullan, ID Lead Hoisting 10  
08/31/1938 Asheville Quarry View the planets for this day Asheville, NC Granite Explosives 5  
11/12/1934 Rohl-Connolly Quarry View the planets for this day Avalon, CA Granite Explosives 9  
07/14/1930 Glenn View the planets for this day Lost Chance, CA Gold Fire 5  
02/19/1937 Walker View the planets for this day Quincy, CA Copper Explosives 6  
08/13/1936 Mountain City Copper View the planets for this day Mountain City, NV Copper Asphyxiation 6  
11/09/1939 Muddy Creek View the planets for this day Rawlins, WY Bituminous Roof Fall 5  
07/14/1939 Duvin View the planets for this day Providence, KY Bituminous Explosion 28  
01/02/1939 Crown Hill No. 6 View the planets for this day Clinton, IN Bituminous Fire 1  
07/01/1938 Praco No. 7 View the planets for this day Praco, AL Bituminous Rock Fall 6  
04/22/1938 Keen Mountain View the planets for this day Grundy, VA Bituminous Explosion 45  
02/11/1938 Vail View the planets for this day Afton, WY Bituminous Explosives 5  
01/12/1938 Harwick View the planets for this day Harwick, PA Bituminous Explosion 10  
10/26/1937 Jonesville  Jonesville, AK Bituminous Fire 14  
10/15/1937 Mulga View the planets for this day Birmingham, AL Bituminous Explosion 34  
07/15/1937 Baker View the planets for this day Sullivan, IN Bituminous Explosion 20  
06/21/1937 Keystone View the planets for this day Keystone, OH Bituminous Explosives 6  
03/28/1937 Kramer View the planets for this day Du Bois, PA Bituminous Explosion 9  
03/11/1937 Macbeth View the planets for this day Logan, WV Bituminous Explosion 18  
11/19/1936 Bates No. 1 View the planets for this day Bates, AR Bituminous Explosion 5  
09/02/1936 Macbeth View the planets for this day Logan, WV Bituminous Explosion 10  
09/01/1936 Metz View the planets for this day Fulton, MO Bituminous Asphyxiation 4  
08/18/1936 Esry View the planets for this day Moberly, MO Bituminous Fire 2  
08/01/1936 Kathleen View the planets for this day Dowell, IL Bituminous Fire 9  
01/20/1936 Monarch No. 2 View the planets for this day Broomfield, CO Bituminous Explosion 8  
12/05/1935 Wolf Run View the planets for this day Amsterdam, OH Bituminous Explosion 4  
07/17/1935 Van Lear No. 55 View the planets for this day Van Lear, KY Bituminous Explosion 9  
05/11/1935 Barrackville No. 41 View the planets for this day Barrackville, WV Bituminous Fire 6  
08/06/1934 Derby No. 3 View the planets for this day Big Stone Gap, VA Bituminous Explosion 17  
03/12/1934 West Kentucky No. 10 View the planets for this day Wheatcroft, KY Bituminous Fire 5  
02/21/1934 Glen Rogers No. 2 View the planets for this day Glen Rogers, WV Bituminous Explosion 4  
09/11/1933 Oakmont View the planets for this day Barking, PA Bituminous Explosion 7  
12/24/1932 Moweaqua View the planets for this day Moweaqua, IL Bituminous Explosion 54  
12/09/1932 Zero View the planets for this day Yancey, KY Bituminous Explosion 23  
12/07/1932 Morgan Jones View the planets for this day Madrid, NM Bituminous Explosion 14  
06/13/1932 Splash Dam No. 6 View the planets for this day Splashdam, VA Bituminous Explosion 10  
02/27/1932 Boisevain View the planets for this day Boisevain, VA Bituminous Explosion 38  
01/18/1932 Parrott View the planets for this day Parrott, VA Bituminous Explosion 6  
12/28/1931 Overton No. 1 View the planets for this day Irondale, AL Bituminous Explosion 5  
11/03/1931 Whitman No. 20 View the planets for this day Holden, WV Bituminous Explosion 5  
01/28/1931 Little Betty View the planets for this day Dugger, IN Bituminous Explosion 28  
01/06/1931 Glen Rogers No. 2 View the planets for this day Glen Rogers, WV Bituminous Explosion 8  
01/03/1931 Midvale No. 4 View the planets for this day Midvale, OH Bituminous Explosion 5  
12/06/1930 Lamb View the planets for this day Madrid, NM Bituminous Explosion 5  
11/29/1930 Lutie No. 5 View the planets for this day Lutie, OK Bituminous Explosion 15  
11/05/1930 No. 6 View the planets for this day Millfield, OH Bituminous Explosion 82  
10/27/1930 Wheatley No. 4 View the planets for this day McAlester, OK Bituminous Explosion 30  
04/12/1930 Carbonado View the planets for this day Carbonado, WA Bituminous Explosion 17  
03/29/1930 Pioneer View the planets for this day Kettle Island, KY Bituminous Explosion 16  
03/26/1930 Yukon View the planets for this day Arnettsville, WV Bituminous Explosion 12  
03/10/1930 Wolf Run View the planets for this day Amsterdam, OH Bituminous Fire 2  
03/08/1930 New Peerless View the planets for this day Helper, UT Bituminous Explosion 5  
02/06/1930 Standard View the planets for this day Standardville, UT Bituminous Explosion 23  
01/19/1930 Lillybrook No. 1 View the planets for this day Lillybrook, WV Bituminous Explosion 8  
01/13/1930 Peerless View the planets for this day Straven, AL Bituminous Explosion 7  
06/02/1938 Butler Slope View the planets for this day Pittston, PA Anthracite Explosion 10  
04/27/1938 St. Clair No. 1 Slope View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Anthracite Explosion 8  
08/24/1936 Clear Spring View the planets for this day West Pittston, PA Anthracite Explosion 5  
05/07/1935 S. Wilkes-Barre View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Hoisting 7  
01/21/1935 Gilberton View the planets for this day Gilberton, PA Anthracite Explosion 13  
10/24/1931 Mocanaqua View the planets for this day Mocanaqua, PA Anthracite Explosion 4  
05/29/1931 Richards Colliery View the planets for this day Mount Carmel, PA Anthracite Explosion 5  
09/29/1930 Old Forge View the planets for this day Avoca, PA Anthracite Explosion 4  
09/17/1930 Sherman View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Anthracite Explosion 4  
08/08/1930 Gilberton View the planets for this day Gilberton, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 8  
 
 
 

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