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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 1879   (Display in Fatality Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed Report
05/06/1879 Audenried View the planets for this day Audenried, PA Coal Explosion/Fire 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
09/06/1879 Grizzly View the planets for this day Alta, UT Coal Asphyxiation 6
11/02/1879 Mill Creek View the planets for this day Mill Creek, PA Coal Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster

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