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View the Mine Disaster CalendarAll Mine Disasters in the Year 1897   (Display in Fatality Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed Report
10/30/1897 Von Storch View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Coal Fire 6  
09/28/1897 Jermyn No. 1 View the planets for this day Rendham, PA Coal Fire 5  
09/24/1897 Williamson County View the planets for this day Johnston City, IL Coal Explosion 4   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
09/20/1897 Belle Ellen No. 3 View the planets for this day Belle Ellen, AL Coal Fire 5  
09/03/1897 Sunshine View the planets for this day Sunshine, CO Coal Explosion 12  
03/04/1897 Kansas and Texas No. 44 View the planets for this day Huntington, AR Coal Explosion 14  
01/13/1897 Wadesville View the planets for this day Wadesville, PA Coal Fall of Person 5  
01/04/1897 Alderson No. 1 View the planets for this day Alderson, OK Coal Explosion 5  

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