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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
07/15/1997 Seaboard No. 2 View the planets for this day Jewell Ridge, VA Bituminous Roof Fall 2   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/07/1992 Southmoutain No. 3 View the planets for this day Norton, VA Bituminous Explosion 8   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/13/1991 J and T No. 1 View the planets for this day St. Charles, VA Bituminous Roof Fall 4   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
06/21/1983 McClure No. 1 View the planets for this day Women Icon McClure, VA Bituminous Explosion 7   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/24/1982 Va. Pocohontas No. 1 View the planets for this day Oakwood, VA Bituminous Bin Collapse 3   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/13/1978 Beatrice View the planets for this day Keen Mountain, VA Bituminous Roof Fall 3  
04/04/1978 Moss No. 3 Portal View the planets for this day Duty, VA Bituminous Inundation 5   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/07/1977 P and P No. 2 View the planets for this day St. Charles, VA Bituminous Explosion 4   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/11/1967 Jewell Smokeless View the planets for this day Vansant, VA Bituminous Pwd Haulage 2   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/17/1967 No. 3 View the planets for this day Oakwood, VA Bituminous Roof Fall 3   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/24/1967 Va. Pocahontas No. 1 View the planets for this day Grundy, VA Bituminous Explosion 3   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/03/1966 Betty B. No. 2 View the planets for this day Herald, VA Bituminous Roof Fall 3   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/04/1957 Bishop No. 34 View the planets for this day Wise, VA Bituminous Explosion 37   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/20/1948 Clinchfield No. 2 View the planets for this day Dante, VA Bituminous Roof Fall 6  
04/18/1946 Great Valley View the planets for this day McCoy, VA Bituminous Explosion 12   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/22/1938 Keen Mountain View the planets for this day Grundy, VA Bituminous Explosion 45   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/06/1934 Derby No. 3 View the planets for this day Big Stone Gap, VA Bituminous Explosion 17   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
06/13/1932 Splash Dam No. 6 View the planets for this day Splashdam, VA Bituminous Explosion 10   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/27/1932 Boisevain View the planets for this day Boisevain, VA Bituminous Explosion 38   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/18/1932 Parrott View the planets for this day Parrott, VA Bituminous Explosion 6   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
06/05/1929 Halcon View the planets for this day Bear Creek, VA Bituminous Roof Fall 5   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/13/1920 Pounding Mill Quarry View the planets for this day Pounding Mill, VA Rock Explosives 9  
07/16/1912 Carbon Hill View the planets for this day Gayton, VA Bituminous Explosion 8  
01/16/1912 Carbon Hill View the planets for this day Carbon Hill, VA Bituminous Explosives 5  
01/21/1911 Carbon Hill No. 1 View the planets for this day Carbon Hill, VA Bituminous Explosion 7  
12/14/1910 Greeno View the planets for this day Tacoma, VA Bituminous Explosion 8   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/10/1909 Carbon Hill View the planets for this day Gayton, VA Bituminous Explosion 6  
03/16/1907 Greeno View the planets for this day Tacoma, VA Bituminous Explosion 11  
10/03/1906 Pocahontas View the planets for this day Pocahontas, VA Bituminous Explosion 36  
11/22/1901 Pocahontas Baby View the planets for this day Pocahontas, VA Bituminous Fire 8   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/14/1901 Pocahontas Baby View the planets for this day Pocahontas, VA Bituminous Fire 9   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/13/1884 Laurel View the planets for this day Pocahontas, VA Bituminous Explosion 112   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
02/03/1882 Midlothian View the planets for this day Coalfield, VA Bituminous Explosion 32  
05/20/1876 Midlothian View the planets for this day Coalfield, VA Bituminous Fire 8  
04/03/1867 Bright Hope View the planets for this day Clover Hill, VA Bituminous Explosion 69  
11/30/1863 Raccoon Pit View the planets for this day Clover Hill, VA Bituminous Explosion 17  
04/13/1859 Bright Hope View the planets for this day Clover Hill, VA Bituminous Explosion 9  
03/19/1855 Midlothian View the planets for this day Coalfield, VA Bituminous Explosion 55  
05/15/1854 English Pit View the planets for this day New Richmond, VA Bituminous Explosion 20  
11/30/1850 Cox Pit View the planets for this day Clover Hill, VA Bituminous Explosion 7  
06/15/1844 Black Heath View the planets for this day Richmond, VA Bituminous Explosion 11  
03/18/1839 Black Heath View the planets for this day Richmond, VA Bituminous Explosion 53  
 
 
 

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