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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarCity & State:  Wilkes-Barre, PA

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Date Mine Name Mineral Disaster Cause Killed
03/29/1951 Buttonwood View the planets for this day Anthracite Explosion 5  
12/11/1947 Franklin View the planets for this day Anthracite Explosion 8  
05/25/1928 Baltimore No. 5 View the planets for this day Anthracite Explosion 10  
08/03/1925 Dorrance View the planets for this day Anthracite Explosion 10  
06/06/1924 Loomis View the planets for this day Anthracite Explosion 14  
06/05/1919 Baltimore Tunnel No. 2 View the planets for this day Anthracite Explosives 92  
03/09/1916 Hollenback View the planets for this day Anthracite Explosion 6  
02/17/1915 Prospect View the planets for this day Anthracite Explosion 13  
08/28/1908 Warrior Run View the planets for this day Anthracite Mine Cars 6  
04/26/1905 Conyngham View the planets for this day Anthracite Hoisting 10  
10/25/1901 Buttonwood View the planets for this day Anthracite Explosion 6  
10/01/1898 Midvale View the planets for this day Anthracite Fire 5  
10/07/1895 Dorrance View the planets for this day Anthracite Explosion 7  
11/26/1886 Conyngham View the planets for this day Anthracite Explosion 12  
09/02/1885 Oak Wood View the planets for this day Anthracite Hoisting 4  
10/08/1878 Lehigh Valley View the planets for this day Anthracite Explosion 4  
 
 
 

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