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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed Report
03/08/1924 Castle Gate No. 2 View the planets for this day Castle Gate, UT Coal Explosion 172   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/02/1915 Layland No. 3 View the planets for this day Layland, WV Coal Explosion 115   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/13/1884 Laurel View the planets for this day Pocahontas, VA Coal Explosion 112   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/25/1947 Centralia No. 5 View the planets for this day Centralia, IL Coal Explosion 111   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/26/1912 Jed View the planets for this day Jed, WV Coal Explosion 81   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/20/1912 San Bois No. 2 View the planets for this day McCurtain, OK Coal Explosion 73  
03/16/1940 Willow Grove No. 10 View the planets for this day St. Clairesville, OH Coal Explosion 72   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/20/1895 Red Canyon View the planets for this day Evanston, WY Coal Explosion 60  
03/28/1908 Hanna No. 1 View the planets for this day Hanna, WY Coal Explosion 59   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/19/1855 Midlothian View the planets for this day Coalfield, VA Coal Explosion 55  
03/18/1839 Black Heath View the planets for this day Richmond, VA Coal Explosion 53  
03/06/1900 Red Ash View the planets for this day Red Ash, WV Coal Explosion 46   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/21/1929 Kinloch View the planets for this day Parnassus, PA Coal Explosion 45   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/04/1881 Almy No. 2 View the planets for this day Almy, WY Coal Explosion 38  
03/02/1910 Alaska-Mexican View the planets for this day Treadwell, AK MNM Explosives 37  
03/17/1925 Barrackville No. 41 View the planets for this day Barrackville, WV Coal Explosion 33  
03/26/1942 Sandts Eddy Quarry View the planets for this day Allentown, PA MNM Explosives 31   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/28/1924 Yukon No. 2 View the planets for this day Yukon, WV Coal Explosion 24  
03/29/1888 Keith and Perry No. 6 View the planets for this day Rich Hill, MO Coal Explosion 24   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/18/1905 Rush Run-Red Ash View the planets for this day Red Ash, WV Coal Explosion 24  
03/22/1906 Century No. 1 View the planets for this day Century, WV Coal Explosion 23  
03/02/1961 Viking View the planets for this day Terre Haute, IN Coal Explosion 22   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/05/1968 Belle Isle Salt View the planets for this day Franklin, LA MNM Fire 21   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/08/1926 Crab Orchard 5 View the planets for this day Eccles, WV Coal Explosion 19   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/11/1937 Macbeth View the planets for this day Logan, WV Coal Explosion 18   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/08/1960 No. 22 View the planets for this day Holden, WV Coal Fire 18   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/24/1922 Sopris View the planets for this day Sopris, CO Coal Explosion 17   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/31/1902 Nelson View the planets for this day Dayton, TN Coal Explosion 16  
03/24/1944 Katherine No. 4 View the planets for this day Shinnston, WV Coal Explosion 16  
03/29/1930 Pioneer View the planets for this day Kettle Island, KY Coal Explosion 16   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/09/1976 Scotia View the planets for this day Oven Fork, KY Coal Explosion 15   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/11/1911 Norman View the planets for this day Virginia, MN MNM Rock Slide 14  
03/13/1917 Henderson No. 1 View the planets for this day Hendersonville, PA Coal Explosion 14  
03/04/1897 Kansas and Texas No. 44 View the planets for this day Huntington, AR Coal Explosion 14  
03/31/1919 Empire View the planets for this day Aguilar, CO Coal Explosion 13  
03/23/1896 Berwind View the planets for this day Du Bois, PA Coal Explosion 13  
03/19/1906 Shenandoah View the planets for this day Silverton, CO MNM Avalanche 12  
03/26/1930 Yukon View the planets for this day Arnettsville, WV Coal Explosion 12   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/11/1976 Scotia View the planets for this day Oven Fork, KY Coal Explosion 11   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/16/1907 Greeno View the planets for this day Tacoma, VA Coal Explosion 11  
03/28/1916 King No. 98 View the planets for this day Kimball, WV Coal Explosion 10   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/02/1923 Arista View the planets for this day Arista, WV Coal Explosion 10  
03/28/1937 Kramer View the planets for this day Du Bois, PA Coal Explosion 9  
03/13/1893 Choctaw View the planets for this day Alderson, OK Coal Explosion 9  
03/01/1977 Porter Tunnel View the planets for this day Tower City, PA Coal Inundation 9   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/23/1959 No. 1 View the planets for this day Robbins, TN Coal Explosion 9  
03/22/1911 Hazel View the planets for this day East Canonsburg, PA Coal Roof Fall 9   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/22/1905 Oswald View the planets for this day Princeton, IN Coal Explosion 9  
03/31/1903 Sandoval View the planets for this day Sandoval, IL Coal Explosives 8  
03/30/1916 Robindale View the planets for this day Seward, PA Coal Explosion 8  
03/30/1927 Saline No. 2 View the planets for this day Ledford, IL Coal Explosion 8  
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
03/10/1895 Old Abe View the planets for this day White Oaks, NM MNM Fire 8  
03/02/1909 No. 14 View the planets for this day Pittston, PA Coal Explosion 8   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/12/1910 S. Wilkes-Barre No. 5 View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 7  
03/02/1907 Holden View the planets for this day Taylor, PA Coal Explosion 7  
03/14/1945 Kenilworth View the planets for this day Kenilworth, UT Coal Explosion 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  
03/19/1898 Pratt Slope No. 2 View the planets for this day Birmingham, AL Coal Explosion 6  
03/08/1886 Uniondale View the planets for this day Dunbar, PA Coal Explosion 6  
03/31/1909 Echo View the planets for this day Buery, WV Coal Explosion 6  
03/05/1880 Nanticoke No. 3 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Explosion 6  
03/31/1910 Busby No. 2 View the planets for this day Wilburton, OK Coal Explosion 6   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/23/1903 Athens No. 2 View the planets for this day Athens, IL Coal Explosives 6  
03/20/1909 Sunnyside View the planets for this day Evansville, IN Coal Explosives 6   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/09/1916 Hollenback View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 6  
03/12/1945 Crucible View the planets for this day Greene, PA Coal Roof Fall 5  
03/08/1930 New Peerless View the planets for this day Helper, UT Coal Explosion 5  
03/15/1943 Atkinson Quarry View the planets for this day Excursion Inlet, AK MNM Explosives 5  
03/06/1902 Catsburg View the planets for this day Monongahela, PA Coal Explosion 5  
03/15/1903 Cardiff View the planets for this day Cardiff, IL Coal Explosion 5  
03/18/1911 No. 16 View the planets for this day Mineral, KS Coal Explosion 5   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/20/1922 Dilltown No 1 View the planets for this day Dilltown, PA Coal Explosion 5   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/09/1921 Rahn No. 11 View the planets for this day Seek, PA Coal Explosion 5  
03/29/1951 Buttonwood View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 5  
03/30/1953 O Brien View the planets for this day Lovilia, IA Coal Explosion 5  
03/31/1954 Santa Rita Open Pit View the planets for this day Santa Rita, NM MNM Explosives 5  
03/04/1901 Engleside View the planets for this day Center Valley, MO MNM Explosives 5  
03/12/1934 West Kentucky No. 10 View the planets for this day Wheatcroft, KY Coal Fire 5  
03/27/1952 Holmes Slope View the planets for this day Minersville, PA Coal Inundation 5  
03/07/1905 No. 101 View the planets for this day Shrewsbury, WV Coal Pwd Haulage 4  
03/16/1871 Bast Breaker View the planets for this day Ashland, PA Coal Expl. Vessel 4  
03/19/1992 Blacksville No. 1 View the planets for this day Blacksville, WV Coal Explosion 4  
03/30/1927 Ehrenfeld No. 3 View the planets for this day Ehrenfeld, PA Coal Explosion 4   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/25/1901 Gates View the planets for this day Georges Township, PA Coal Explosion 4   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/13/1941 Revloc No. 1 View the planets for this day Revloc, PA Coal Explosion 4  
03/26/1971 Nemacolin View the planets for this day Nemacolin, PA Coal Fire 3   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/01/1928 Badger-State View the planets for this day Butte, MT MNM Asphyxiation 3  
03/02/1966 Burnwell No. 1 View the planets for this day Hesperus, CO Coal Explosion 3   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/21/1972 Homestake View the planets for this day Lead, SD MNM Ground Fall 3   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/13/1911 Elba View the planets for this day Gilbert, MN MNM Cave-in 2  
03/28/1907 Seattle Electric View the planets for this day Renton County, WA Coal Fall of Person 2  
03/10/1930 Wolf Run View the planets for this day Amsterdam, OH Coal Fire 2  
03/29/1981 Nevada Moly View the planets for this day Women Icon Tonopah, NV MNM Pwd Haulage 1   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/23/1997 Galatia No. 56-1 View the planets for this day Women Icon Harrisburg, IL Coal Fall of Rib 1   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/28/1955 Little Oak View the planets for this day Belleville, IL Coal Asphyxiation 1  
03/12/1994 Retsof View the planets for this day Retsof, NY MNM Roof Fall 0   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/15/1916 Sesser View the planets for this day Sesser, IL Coal Fire 0  
 
 
 

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