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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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State:  Tennessee   (Display in Date Order)   (Display in Day Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
05/19/1902 Fraterville View the planets for this day Coal Creek, TN Bituminous Explosion 184   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/09/1911 Cross Mountain View the planets for this day Briceville, TN Bituminous Explosion 84   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/20/1895 Nelson View the planets for this day Dayton, TN Bituminous Explosion 28  
10/04/1926 Rockwood View the planets for this day Rockwood, TN Bituminous Explosion 27  
05/27/1901 New Richland View the planets for this day Dayton, TN Bituminous Explosion 20  
03/31/1902 Nelson View the planets for this day Dayton, TN Bituminous Explosion 16  
12/08/1981 Grundy No. 21 View the planets for this day Whitewell, TN Bituminous Explosion 13   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/20/1917 Barbour No. 6 View the planets for this day Catoosa, TN Bituminous Explosion 11  
07/23/1925 Rockwood View the planets for this day Rockwood, TN Bituminous Explosion 10  
05/05/1943 NuRex View the planets for this day LaFollette, TN Bituminous Explosion 10  
06/27/1922 Holston Quarry View the planets for this day Strawplains, TN Marble Explosives 9  
03/23/1959 No. 1 View the planets for this day Robbins, TN Bituminous Explosion 9  
01/05/1943 Boyd View the planets for this day Ducktown, TN Copper Asphyxiation 9   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/24/1965 No. 2-A View the planets for this day Robbins, TN Bituminous Explosion 5   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/04/1951 Calloway View the planets for this day Ducktown, TN Copper Hoisting 4  
09/01/1914 Rockwood View the planets for this day Rockwood, TN Iron Ore Explosion 1  
02/27/1999 Tiftonia Quarry View the planets for this day Women Icon Chattanooga, TN Limestone Fall of Highwall 1   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
 
 
 

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