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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
11/17/2013 Revenue-Virginius View the planets for this day Ouray, CO Gold/Silver Asphyxiation 2   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/12/2002 Russell Pit View the planets for this day Women Icon Wellington, CO Sand/Gravel Pwd Haulage 1   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/15/1981 Dutch Creek No. 1 View the planets for this day Redstone, CO Bituminous Explosion 15   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
09/19/1968 Somerset View the planets for this day Somerset, CO Bituminous Roof Fall 4  
03/02/1966 Burnwell No. 1 View the planets for this day Hesperus, CO Bituminous Explosion 3   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/28/1965 Dutch Creek No. 1 View the planets for this day Redstone, CO Bituminous Explosion 9   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/27/1942 Wadge View the planets for this day Mount Harris, CO Bituminous Explosion 34  
01/09/1942 Pride of the West View the planets for this day Silverton, CO Copper/Gold Asphyxiation 8  
01/20/1936 Monarch No. 2 View the planets for this day Broomfield, CO Bituminous Explosion 8  
06/07/1930 Climax View the planets for this day Leadville, CO Moly Cave-in 5  
05/27/1927 Delagua No. 3 View the planets for this day Delagua, CO Bituminous Explosion 7  
12/04/1925 Cardinal View the planets for this day Nederland, CO Gold/Silver Fire 1  
10/07/1923 Midwest View the planets for this day Palisades, CO Bituminous Explosion 6  
05/05/1923 Southwestern View the planets for this day Aguilar, CO Bituminous Explosion 10  
03/24/1922 Sopris View the planets for this day Sopris, CO Bituminous Explosion 17   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/13/1921 Satanic View the planets for this day Morrison, CO Bituminous Fire 6   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/12/1921 Oak Hills No. 2 View the planets for this day Oak Creek, CO Bituminous Explosion 5   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/18/1919 Oakdale View the planets for this day La Veta, CO Bituminous Explosion 18   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/31/1919 Empire View the planets for this day Aguilar, CO Bituminous Explosion 13  
04/27/1917 Hastings View the planets for this day Hastings, CO Bituminous Explosion 121  
12/16/1913 Vulcan View the planets for this day New Castle, CO Bituminous Explosion 37  
06/18/1912 Hastings View the planets for this day Hastings, CO Bituminous Explosion 12  
02/09/1911 Cokedale View the planets for this day Trinidad, CO Bituminous Explosion 17   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/14/1910 Leyden View the planets for this day Leyden, CO Bituminous Fire 10   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/08/1910 Victor American No. 3 View the planets for this day Delagua, CO Bituminous Explosion/Fire 79   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/08/1910 Starkville View the planets for this day Starkville, CO Bituminous Explosion 56  
01/31/1910 Primero View the planets for this day Primero, CO Bituminous Explosion 75   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/06/1909 Toller View the planets for this day Tollerville, CO Bituminous Explosion 9  
06/04/1908 Gold King View the planets for this day Gladstone, CO Gold Fire 6  
05/19/1907 Engleville View the planets for this day Engleville, CO Bituminous Fire 5  
01/23/1907 Primero View the planets for this day Primero, CO Bituminous Explosion 24   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/22/1906 Cuatro View the planets for this day Tercio, CO Bituminous Explosion 18  
03/19/1906 Shenandoah View the planets for this day Silverton, CO Gold/Silver Avalanche 12  
02/19/1906 Maitland View the planets for this day Walsenburg, CO Bituminous Explosion 14  
10/28/1904 Tercio View the planets for this day Tercio, CO Bituminous Explosion 19  
01/26/1904 Independence View the planets for this day Victor, CO Gold Hoisting 14  
08/07/1902 Bowen View the planets for this day Bowen, CO Bituminous Explosives 13  
02/28/1902 Liberty Bell View the planets for this day Telluride, CO Gold/Silver Avalanche 19  
11/20/1901 Smuggler-Union View the planets for this day Pandora, CO Gold/Silver Fire 31  
09/16/1901 Spring Gulch View the planets for this day Spring Gulch, CO Bituminous Explosion 6  
09/03/1897 Sunshine View the planets for this day Sunshine, CO Bituminous Explosion 12  
02/18/1896 Vulcan View the planets for this day New Castle, CO Bituminous Explosion 49  
01/04/1896 Anna Lee View the planets for this day Victor, CO Gold Cave-in 8  
09/26/1895 Belgian View the planets for this day Leadville, CO Gold Explosives 6  
08/29/1895 Sleepy Hollow View the planets for this day Sleepy Hollow, CO Gold Inundation 14  
01/10/1893 Como View the planets for this day Como, CO Bituminous Explosion 24  
09/09/1889 White Ash View the planets for this day Greeley, CO Bituminous Inundation 11  
11/13/1885 Bull Domingo View the planets for this day Silver Cliff, CO Gold/Silver Fire 10  
01/24/1884 Crested Butte View the planets for this day Crested Butte, CO Bituminous Explosion 59  
 
 
 

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