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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 1959   (Display in Fatality Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed Report
01/22/1959 River Slope View the planets for this day Port Griffith, PA Coal Inundation 12 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/23/1959 Phillips and West No. 1 View the planets for this day Robbins, TN Coal Explosion 9 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster

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