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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
01/17/1945 Bond Valley View the planets for this day Haileyville, OK Bituminous Explosion 9  
06/07/1942 Poteau View the planets for this day Poteau, OK Bituminous Explosion 4  
11/29/1930 Lutie No. 5 View the planets for this day Lutie, OK Bituminous Explosion 15  
10/27/1930 Wheatley No. 4 View the planets for this day McAlester, OK Bituminous Explosion 30  
12/17/1929 Old Town View the planets for this day McAlester, OK Bituminous Explosion 61  
09/27/1929 Covington No. 7 View the planets for this day Tahona, OK Bituminous Explosion 8  
09/03/1926 Tahona No. 29 View the planets for this day Tahona, OK Bituminous Explosion 16   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/13/1926 No. 21 View the planets for this day Wilburton, OK Bituminous Explosion 91   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/20/1922 No. 11 View the planets for this day McCurtain, OK Bituminous Explosion 8  
08/21/1920 No. 19 View the planets for this day Degnan, OK Bituminous Explosion 10  
06/30/1919 Alderson No. 5 View the planets for this day Alderson, OK Bituminous Explosion 15  
09/04/1914 Union No. 1 View the planets for this day Adamson, OK Bituminous Roof Fall 14  
03/20/1912 San Bois No. 2 View the planets for this day McCurtain, OK Bituminous Explosion 73  
02/22/1912 Western No. 5 View the planets for this day Lehigh, OK Bituminous Fire 9  
11/28/1910 Jumbo View the planets for this day Jumbo, OK Asphalt Explosion 13  
03/31/1910 Busby No. 2 View the planets for this day Wilburton, OK Bituminous Explosion 6   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/21/1909 Rock Island No. 8 View the planets for this day Hartshorne, OK Bituminous Explosion 10   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/26/1908 Hailey-Okla No. 1 View the planets for this day Haileyville, OK Bituminous Fire 29   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/24/1906 Poteau No. 6 View the planets for this day Witteville, OK Bituminous Explosives 14  
04/30/1905 No. 19 View the planets for this day Wilburton, OK Bituminous Explosion 13  
04/12/1903 Central Slope No. 77 View the planets for this day Carbon, OK Bituminous Explosion 6  
01/13/1902 Milby and Dow View the planets for this day Dow, OK Bituminous Fire 10  
12/28/1901 McAlester No. 1 View the planets for this day Hartshorne, OK Bituminous Hoisting 6  
04/29/1901 McAlester No. 5 View the planets for this day Alderson, OK Bituminous Explosives 6  
01/04/1897 Alderson No. 1 View the planets for this day Alderson, OK Bituminous Explosion 5  
03/13/1893 Choctaw View the planets for this day Alderson, OK Bituminous Explosion 9  
01/07/1892 No. 11 View the planets for this day Krebs, OK Bituminous Explosion 100  
04/04/1887 Old Savanna No. 2 View the planets for this day Savanna, OK Bituminous Explosion 18  
 
 
 

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