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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 1898   (Display in Date Order)

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Displays all records in descending fatality order

Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed Report
11/05/1898 Exeter View the planets for this day West Pittston, PA Coal Pwd Haulage 9  
09/23/1898 Umpire View the planets for this day Brownsville, PA Coal Explosion 8  
05/26/1898 Kaska William View the planets for this day Middleport, PA Coal Inundation 6   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
03/19/1898 Pratt Slope No. 2 View the planets for this day Birmingham, AL Coal Explosion 6  
10/01/1898 Midvale View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Coal Fire 5  

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