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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed
09/06/1869 Avondale View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Fire 110  
09/16/1924 Sublet No. 5 View the planets for this day Sublet, WY Coal Explosion 39  
09/07/1895 Osceola View the planets for this day Calumet, MI MNM Fire 30  
09/28/1893 Mansfield View the planets for this day Crystal Falls, MI MNM Inundation 28  
09/28/1918 Royalton North No. 1 View the planets for this day Royalton, IL Coal Explosion/Fire 21  
09/15/1902 Big Four View the planets for this day Algoma, WV Coal Explosion 17  
09/16/1914 Lehigh No. 5 View the planets for this day Lansford, PA Coal Explosion 17  
09/03/1926 Tahoma No. 29 View the planets for this day Tahoma, OK Coal Explosion 16  
09/04/1914 Union No. 1 View the planets for this day Adamson, OK Coal Roof Fall 14  
09/24/1943 Primrose View the planets for this day Minersville, PA Coal Explosion 14  
09/23/2001 Jim Walter No. 5 View the planets for this day Brookwood, AL Coal Explosion 13  
09/16/1943 Three Point View the planets for this day Three Point, KY Coal Explosion 12  
09/03/1897 Sunshine View the planets for this day Sunshine, CO Coal Explosion 12  
09/09/1889 White Ash View the planets for this day Greeley, CO Coal Inundation 11  
09/17/1914 Centennial-Eureka View the planets for this day Eureka, UT MNM Cave-in 11  
09/13/1989 William Station No. 9 View the planets for this day Sullivan, KY Coal Explosion 10  
09/20/1907 Rolling Mill View the planets for this day Negaunee, MI MNM Hoisting 10  
09/02/1936 Macbeth View the planets for this day Logan, WV Coal Explosion 10  
09/27/1929 Covington No. 7 View the planets for this day Tahona, OK Coal Explosion 8  
09/23/1898 Umpire View the planets for this day Brownsville, PA Coal Explosion 8  
09/13/1886 Marvine View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Coal Cave-in 8  
09/11/1933 Oakmont View the planets for this day Barking, PA Coal Explosion 7  
09/06/1879 Grizzly View the planets for this day Alta, Utah Coal Asphyxiation 6  
09/23/1957 Marianna No. 58 View the planets for this day Marianna, PA Coal Explosion 6  
09/20/1873 Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Gold Hill, NV MNM Fire 6  
09/21/1893 Lance No. 11 View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 6  
09/26/1895 Belgian View the planets for this day Leadville, CO MNM Explosives 6  
09/18/1885 Otto View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Coal Explosion 6  
09/16/1901 Spring Gulch View the planets for this day Spring Gulch, CO Coal Explosion 6  
09/22/1902 Stafford View the planets for this day Stafford, WV Coal Explosion 6  
09/03/1911 Butte and Superior View the planets for this day Butte, MT MNM Hoisting 6  
09/20/1897 Belle Ellen No. 3 View the planets for this day Belle Ellen, AL Coal Fire 5  
09/28/1897 Jermyn No. 1 View the planets for this day Rendham, PA Coal Fire 5  
09/04/1929 Calaveras View the planets for this day Copperopolis, CA MNM Cave-in 5  
09/12/1911 Marvine View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Coal Mine Cars 5  
09/17/1917 Orient View the planets for this day Orient, IL Coal Hoisting 5  
09/23/1922 Raleigh-Wyoming No. 2 View the planets for this day Glen Rogers, WV Coal Hoisting 5  
09/29/1922 Lake Creek View the planets for this day Johnston City, IL Coal Explosion 5  
09/21/1924 Rains View the planets for this day Rains, UT Coal Explosion 5  
09/23/1885 Franklin View the planets for this day Houtzdale, PA Coal Inundation 4  
09/09/1966 Valley Camp No. 3 View the planets for this day Triadelphia, WV Coal Mine Cars 4  
09/05/1947 Anita View the planets for this day Jefferon County, PA Coal Explosion 4  
09/01/1936 Metz View the planets for this day Fulton, MO Coal Asphyxiation 4  
09/24/1897 Williamson County View the planets for this day Johnston City, IL Coal Explosion 4  
09/12/1984 Berger No. 2 View the planets for this day Evarts, KY Coal Roof Fall 4  
09/29/1930 Old Forge View the planets for this day Avoca, PA Coal Explosion 4  
09/17/1930 Sherman View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Coal Explosion 4  
09/19/1968 Somerset View the planets for this day Somerset, CO Coal Roof Fall 4  
09/14/1966 Red Tail No. 2 View the planets for this day Bethesda, OH Coal Fire 3  
09/14/1966 Lykens No. 1 View the planets for this day Joliett, PA Coal Roof Fall 3  
09/15/1980 Spartan No. 2 View the planets for this day Sparta, IL Coal Roof Fall 3  
09/09/1981 Warrier View the planets for this day Riggins, ID MNM Explosives 3  
09/28/1964 Bradshaw No. 6 View the planets for this day Bradshaw, WV Coal Explosion 3  
09/09/1971 Broward Mine and Mill View the planets for this day Miramar, FL MNM Explosives 3  
09/17/2003 Twilight Mountain View the planets for this day Twilight, WV Coal Pwd Haulage 2  
09/15/2009 Ozark View the planets for this day Women Icon Bradford, AR MNM Pwd Haulage 1  
09/28/1911 Shakespeare Placer View the planets for this day Dome Creek, AK MNM Cave-in 0  
 
 
 

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