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All Mine Disasters in the United States
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View the Mine Disaster CalendarAll Mine Disasters in the Year 1869   (Display in Date Order)

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Or View From These Lists: Only Coal Disasters Metal/Nonmetal Disasters
Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed Report
09/06/1869 Avondale View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Coal Fire 110 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/07/1869 KY-Yellow Jacket View the planets for this day Gold Hill, NV MNM Fire 37
12/18/1869 Sugar Loaf No. 1 View the planets for this day Stockton, PA Coal Cave-in 10

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