Your Amazon purchases made using this link will benefit the United States Mine Rescue Association


united states mine rescue association
All Mine Disasters in the United States
Sorted by State

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

Planet links and investigation reports will open in a separate window
Some investigation reports are very large, visit the page for file size

Displays all records in descending fatality order

 
Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
05/10/1892 Roslyn View the planets for this day Roslyn, WA Bituminous Explosion 45  
08/24/1894 Qumklin View the planets for this day Franklin, WA Bituminous Fire 37  
12/09/1899 Carbon Hill No. 7 View the planets for this day Carbonado, WA Bituminous Explosion 31  
11/16/1915 Northwestern View the planets for this day Ravensdale, WA Bituminous Explosion 31  
04/08/1895 Blue Canyon View the planets for this day Lake Whatcom, WA Bituminous Explosion 23  
12/07/1904 Burnett No. 5 View the planets for this day Burnett, WA Bituminous Explosion 17  
04/12/1930 Carbon View the planets for this day Carbonado, WA Bituminous Explosion 17   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/06/1910 Lawson View the planets for this day Black Diamond, WA Bituminous Explosion 16   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/28/1918 Burnett View the planets for this day Burnett, WA Bituminous Explosion 12  
10/01/1902 Lawson View the planets for this day Black Diamond, WA Bituminous Explosion 11  
10/03/1909 Northwestern View the planets for this day Roslyn, WA Bituminous Explosion/Fire 10   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/26/1907 Morgan View the planets for this day Black Diamond, WA Bituminous Explosion 7  
12/17/1924 Burnett View the planets for this day Burnett, WA Bituminous Explosion 7  
04/08/1927 Carbon View the planets for this day Carbonado, WA Bituminous Inundation 7  
12/17/1917 Wilkeson View the planets for this day Wilkeson, WA Bituminous Inundation 6  
12/14/1925 Wilkeson View the planets for this day Tacoma, WA Bituminous Explosion 5  
08/21/1900 Issaquah No. 4 View the planets for this day Issaquah, WA Bituminous Asphyxiation 5  
10/09/1893 Coal Creek View the planets for this day Coal Creek, WA Bituminous Explosion 4  
10/14/1895 Franklin View the planets for this day Franklin Township, WA Bituminous Fire 4  
12/22/1920 No. 11 View the planets for this day Black Diamond Cty, WA Bituminous Roof Fall 4  
01/29/1955 Landsburg View the planets for this day Ravensdale County, WA Bituminous Roof Fall 4  
05/15/1970 Silver Eagle View the planets for this day Stevens Cnty, WA Silver Asphyxiation 3  
05/19/1995 Lloyd Logging View the planets for this day Wenatchee, WA Sand/Gravel Fall of Highwall 2   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/29/1909 Northwestern View the planets for this day Ashford County, WA Bituminous Asphyxiation 2  
03/28/1907 Seattle Electric View the planets for this day Renton County, WA Bituminous Fall of Person 2  
02/16/1914 Cannon View the planets for this day Franklin County, WA Bituminous Inundation 1   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
 
 
 

Search Parameters for ALL Mine Disasters:
Decade   |   Year   |   Month   |   State   |   City and State   |   County   |   Mine Name   |   Company   |   Mineral Type   |   Cause
ALL Coal Mine Disasters ALL M/NM Mine Disasters

United States of America Mine Disasters of 40
States in America

Or try the Key Letter Search Tool Magnify Icon to locate mine disasters by mine name.