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View the Mine Disaster CalendarAll Mine Disasters in the Year 1947   (Display in Fatality Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed Report
12/11/1947 Franklin View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Explosion 8   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
09/05/1947 Anita View the planets for this day Jefferon County, PA Coal Explosion 4  
07/24/1947 Old Ben No. 8 View the planets for this day West Frankfort, IL Coal Explosion 27  
04/30/1947 Kerns View the planets for this day Terre Haute, IN Coal Explosives 8  
04/10/1947 Schooley View the planets for this day Wyoming, PA Coal Explosion 10   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/25/1947 Centralia No. 5 View the planets for this day Centralia, IL Coal Explosion 111   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/15/1947 Nottingham View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Explosion 15   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
 
 
 

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