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All Coal Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarAll Coal Disasters in the Year 1876   (Display in Fatality Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed Report
04/12/1876 Rush Run Slope View the planets for this day Nesquehoning, PA Coal Explosion 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/20/1876 Midlothian View the planets for this day Coalfield, VA Coal Fire 8
07/24/1876 Black Diamond View the planets for this day Nortonville, CA Coal Explosion 6

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