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View the Mine Disaster CalendarAll Mine Disasters in the Year 1885   (Display in Fatality Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed Report
12/18/1885 Nanticoke No. 1 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Coal Inundation 26   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
11/13/1885 Bull Domingo View the planets for this day Silver Cliff, CO MNM Fire 10  
10/21/1885 Plymouth No. 2 View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 6  
09/23/1885 Franklin View the planets for this day Houtzdale, PA Coal Inundation 4  
09/08/1885 Otto View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Coal Explosion 6  
09/02/1885 Oak Wood View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Hoisting 4  
08/11/1885 West End View the planets for this day Mocanaqua, PA Coal Asphyxiation 10   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/13/1885 North Ashland View the planets for this day North Ashland, PA Coal Inundation 5  
04/06/1885 Cuyler View the planets for this day Raven Run, PA Coal Roof Fall 10  
 
 
 

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