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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed Report
09/06/1869 Avondale View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Fire 110 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
06/05/1919 Baltimore Tunnel No. 2 View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosives 92 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/07/1911 Price-Pancoast View the planets for this day Throop, PA Coal Fire 73 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
06/28/1896 Twin View the planets for this day Pittston, PA Coal Roof Fall 58 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/15/1890 Jersey No. 8 View the planets for this day Ashley, PA Coal Explosion 26 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/18/1885 Nanticoke No. 1 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Inundation 26 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/02/1913 East Brookside View the planets for this day Tower City, PA Coal Explosion 20 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/27/1871 West Pittston View the planets for this day West Pittston, PA Coal Asphyxiation 20 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/14/1871 Eagle Shaft View the planets for this day Pittston, PA Coal Explosion 17 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/23/1892 York Farm View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Coal Explosion 15 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/15/1947 Nottingham View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 15 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
09/24/1943 Primrose View the planets for this day Minersville, PA Coal Explosion 14 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
06/06/1924 Loomis View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 14 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/12/1846 Delaware-Hudson View the planets for this day Carbondale, PA Coal Roof Fall 14 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/09/1914 Tripp View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Coal Hoisting 13 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/04/1891 Spring Mountain No. 1 View the planets for this day Jeansville, PA Coal Inundation 13 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/21/1935 Gilberton View the planets for this day Gilberton, PA Coal Explosion 13 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/13/1894 Gaylord View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Roof Fall 13 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/17/1915 Prospect View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 13 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/12/1908 Mount Lookout View the planets for this day Wyoming, PA Coal Explosion 12 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/08/1891 Susquehanna No. 1 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Explosion 12 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/26/1886 Conyngham View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 12 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/22/1959 River Slope View the planets for this day Port Griffith, PA Coal Inundation 12 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/10/1947 Schooley View the planets for this day Wyoming, PA Coal Explosion 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
06/10/1873 Henry Clay View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Explosion 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
06/02/1938 Butler Slope View the planets for this day Pittston, PA Coal Explosion 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/02/1904 Auchincloss View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Hoisting 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/06/1885 Cuyler View the planets for this day Raven Run, PA Coal Roof Fall 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/11/1885 West End View the planets for this day Mocanaqua, PA Coal Asphyxiation 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/03/1925 Dorrance View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/26/1905 Conyngham View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Hoisting 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/01/1893 Neilson View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Fire 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/20/1892 Primrose View the planets for this day Minersville, PA Coal Inundation 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/18/1869 Sugar Loaf No. 1 View the planets for this day Stockton, PA Coal Cave-in 10
05/09/1889 Kaska William View the planets for this day Middleport, PA Coal Hoisting 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/25/1928 Baltimore No. 5 View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/30/1926 Colliery No. 7 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Explosion 9 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/01/1977 Porter Tunnel View the planets for this day Tower City, PA Coal Inundation 9 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/05/1898 Exeter View the planets for this day West Pittston, PA Coal Pwd Haulage 9
11/09/1909 Auchincloss View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Fire 9 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/10/1870 Pottsville Colliery View the planets for this day Middleport, PA Coal Hoisting 9 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/02/1909 No. 14 View the planets for this day Pittston, PA Coal Explosion 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
09/13/1886 Marvine View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Coal Cave-in 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/01/1890 Nottingham View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/08/1919 Lansford Colliery View the planets for this day Lansford, PA Coal Explosion 8
12/11/1947 Franklin View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/21/1884 Greenback/Buckridge View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Fire 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/17/1894 West No. 1 Slope View the planets for this day Stockton, PA Coal Explosives 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/03/1890 Shaft No. 3 View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Fire 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/08/1930 Gilberton View the planets for this day Gilberton, PA Coal Roof Fall 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/27/1938 St. Clair No. 1 Slope View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Coal Explosion 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/09/1877 Wadesville View the planets for this day Wadesville, PA Coal Fire 7
03/12/1910 S. Wilkes-Barre No. 5 View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
09/16/1914 Lehigh No. 4 View the planets for this day Lansford, PA Coal Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/19/1847 Spencer View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Coal Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/29/1870 Preston No. 3 View the planets for this day Girardville, PA Coal Hoisting 7
11/09/1900 Buck Mountain View the planets for this day Mahanoy City, PA Coal Explosion 7
03/02/1907 Holden View the planets for this day Taylor, PA Coal Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/15/1906 Shenandoah City View the planets for this day Shenandoah, PA Coal Explosives 7
10/23/1891 Richardson View the planets for this day Glen Carbon, PA Coal Asphyxiation 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/09/1905 Clear Spring View the planets for this day West Pittston, PA Coal Hoisting 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/07/1895 Dorrance View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/29/1902 Luke Fidler View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Explosion 7
06/18/1907 Johnson No. 1 View the planets for this day Priceburg, PA Coal Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/03/1926 Pettebone No. 6 View the planets for this day Kingston, PA Coal Roof Fall 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/08/1916 Lance No. 11 View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/11/1910 Nottingham View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/08/1884 Henry Clay View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Explosion 7
05/07/1935 South Wilkes-Barre View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Hoisting 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/26/1927 Woodward No. 3 View the planets for this day Edwardsville, PA Coal Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/26/1925 Woodward View the planets for this day Edwardsville, PA Coal Explosion 7
09/08/1885 Otto View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Coal Explosion 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/25/1901 Buttonwood View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 6
09/21/1893 Lance No. 11 View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 6
08/06/1906 Susquehanna No. 7 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Explosion 6
03/09/1916 Hollenback View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/07/1916 Woodward No. 3 View the planets for this day Westmoor, PA Coal Explosion 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/29/1896 Shaft No. 3 View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 6
05/26/1898 Kaska William View the planets for this day Middleport, PA Coal Inundation 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/09/1912 Parrish No. 9 View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosives 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/21/1885 Plymouth No. 2 View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/30/1886 Fair Lawn View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Coal Explosion 6
10/30/1897 Von Storch View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Coal Fire 6
07/15/1908 Williamstown View the planets for this day Williamstown, PA Coal Explosion 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/28/1908 Warrior Run View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Mine Cars 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/05/1880 Nanticoke No. 3 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Explosion 6
11/03/1922 Eddy Creek View the planets for this day Olyphant, PA Coal Explosives 6
05/06/1879 Audenried View the planets for this day Audenried, PA Coal Explosion 6
05/29/1914 Mary D View the planets for this day Mary D, PA Coal Hoisting 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/11/1894 Henry Clay View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Expl. Vessel 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/18/1895 West Bear Ridge View the planets for this day Mahony Plane, PA Coal Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
06/22/1893 Susquehanna No. 1 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Explosion 5
05/10/1911 Boston View the planets for this day Larksville, PA Coal Asphyxiation 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/02/1890 Susquehanna No. 8 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/22/1870 Diamond Slope View the planets for this day Wolf Creek, PA Coal Expl. Vessel 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/01/1887 Bast View the planets for this day Big Mine Run, PA Coal Asphyxiation 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/27/1887 Tunnel View the planets for this day Ashland, PA Coal Asphyxiation 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/02/1871 Otto Red Ash View the planets for this day Branchdale, PA Coal Explosion 5
05/24/1882 Kohinoor View the planets for this day Shenandoah, PA Coal Explosion 5
05/03/1880 Short Mountain View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/15/1878 Potts View the planets for this day Locustdale, PA Coal Explosion 5
05/13/1885 North Ashland View the planets for this day North Ashland, PA Coal Inundation 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/05/1904 Lance View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosives 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/27/1911 Cameron View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Explosion 5
03/09/1921 Rahn No. 11 View the planets for this day Seek, PA Coal Explosion 5
02/21/1923 Kaska William View the planets for this day Kaska-William, PA Coal Explosion 5
05/13/1908 Prospect View the planets for this day Midvale, PA Coal Roof Fall 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/08/1923 Mt. Jessup No. 1 View the planets for this day Jessup, PA Coal Roof Fall 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/06/1926 Randolph Colliery View the planets for this day Port Carbon, PA Coal Explosion 5
05/29/1931 Richards Colliery View the planets for this day Mount Carmel, PA Coal Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/08/1894 Luke Fidler View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Fire 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/05/1904 Locust Gap View the planets for this day Locust Gap, PA Coal Fire 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/18/1905 Lytle View the planets for this day Minersville, PA Coal Roof Fall 5
01/30/1904 Maple Hill View the planets for this day Mahanoy City, PA Coal Explosives 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/09/1902 S. Wilkes-Barre View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosives 5
03/27/1952 Holmes Slope View the planets for this day Minersville, PA Coal Inundation 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/24/1936 Clear Spring View the planets for this day West Pittston, PA Coal Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/13/1897 Wadesville View the planets for this day Wadesville, PA Coal Fall of Person 5
09/28/1897 Jermyn No. 1 View the planets for this day Rendham, PA Coal Fire 5
10/03/1911 Drifton No. 2 View the planets for this day Freeland, PA Coal Fall of Person 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/01/1898 Midvale View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Fire 5
03/29/1951 Buttonwood View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
09/29/1930 Old Forge View the planets for this day Avoca, PA Coal Explosion 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
09/02/1885 Oak Wood View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Hoisting 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
09/17/1930 Sherman View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Coal Explosion 4
10/08/1878 Lehigh Valley View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 4
04/18/1896 Eddy Creek View the planets for this day Olyphant, PA Coal Roof Fall 4
05/04/1949 Packer No. 5 View the planets for this day Girardville, PA Coal Fire 4
06/11/1889 Gaylord View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Roof Fall 4
06/17/1918 Short Mountain View the planets for this day Lykens, PA Coal Cave-in 4
10/24/1931 Mocanaqua View the planets for this day Mocanaqua, PA Coal Explosion 4
03/16/1871 Bast Breaker View the planets for this day Ashland, PA Coal Expl. Vessel 4
02/03/1964 Bednarczyk Nos. 2, 3 View the planets for this day Gowen City, PA Coal Explosion 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
09/14/1966 Lykens No. 1 View the planets for this day Joliett, PA Coal Roof Fall 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
09/12/1911 Marvine View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Coal Mine Cars 3
02/26/1964 Glen Burn Colliery View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Coal Explosives 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/11/1985 M. S. and W. No. 2 Slope View the planets for this day Carlstown, PA Coal Explosion 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/05/1918 Barnum View the planets for this day Pittston, PA Coal Cave-in 2
08/13/1860 Hoch Colliery View the planets for this day Forestville, PA Coal Explosion 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/07/1860 Reppliers Colliery View the planets for this day Minersville, PA Coal Explosion 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/03/1908 Knickerbocker View the planets for this day Shenandoah, PA Coal Explosion 2
08/25/1894 Gilberton View the planets for this day Ashland, PA Coal Explosion 2
01/05/1949 S. Wilkes-Barre View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 2
07/25/1995 L.V. No. 4 Slope View the planets for this day Keffers, PA Coal Fall of Rib 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/13/1963 Sheppton View the planets for this day Sheppton, PA Coal Cave-in 1 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
09/27/1915 Foster Tunnel View the planets for this day Coaldale, PA Coal Explosion 0 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/02/1928 Locust Springs View the planets for this day Locust Gap, PA Coal Inundation 0
 
 
 

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