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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarAll Mine Disasters in the Year 1871   (Display in Fatality Order)

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Display all accidents accompanied by an investigation report
Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed Report
10/02/1871 Otto Red Ash View the planets for this day Branchdale, PA Coal Explosion 5  
08/14/1871 Eagle Shaft View the planets for this day Pittston, PA Coal Explosion 17  
05/27/1871 West Pittston View the planets for this day West Pittston, PA Coal Asphyxiation 20  
03/16/1871 Bast Breaker View the planets for this day Ashland, PA Coal Expl. Vessel 4  

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