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State:  Michigan   (Display in Date Order)   (Display in Day Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
11/03/1926 Barnes-Hecker View the planets for this day Ishpeming, MI Iron Ore Inundation 51  
09/07/1895 Osceola View the planets for this day Calumet, MI Copper Fire 30  
09/28/1893 Mansfield View the planets for this day Crystal Falls, MI Iron Ore Inundation 28  
02/21/1918 Amasa-Porter View the planets for this day Crystal Falls, MI Iron Ore Cave-in 17  
05/14/1893 Red Jacket Shaft View the planets for this day Calumet, MI Copper Hoisting 10  
01/07/1902 Negaunee View the planets for this day Negaunee, MI Iron Ore Roof Fall 10  
09/20/1907 Rolling Mill View the planets for this day Negaunee, MI Iron Ore Hoisting 10  
06/04/1901 Chapin View the planets for this day Iron Mountain, MI Iron Ore Explosives 8  
07/07/1887 Sturgeon River View the planets for this day Metropolitan, MI Iron Ore Inundation 8  
05/05/1911 Hartford-Cambria No. 2 View the planets for this day Negaunee, MI Iron Ore Fire 7  
07/14/1914 Balkan View the planets for this day Palatka, MI Iron Ore Inundation 7  
10/29/1927 Quincy Shaft No. 2 View the planets for this day Hancock, MI Copper Rock Fall 7  
05/13/1912 Norrie View the planets for this day Ironwood, MI Iron Ore Cave-in 7  
02/13/1874 Phoenix View the planets for this day Phoenix, MI Copper Explosives 6  
06/01/1959 Sherwood View the planets for this day Iron River, MI Iron Ore Asphyxiation 6   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/30/1952 Herron View the planets for this day Herron, MI Rock Explosion 5  
06/02/1952 Penokee View the planets for this day Ironwood, MI Iron Ore Cave-in 2  
11/03/2018 O-N Minerals View the planets for this day Women Icon Cedarville, MI Limestone Pwd Haulage 1   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
 
 
 

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