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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 1940   (Display in Date Order)

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Displays all records in descending fatality order

Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed
01/10/1940 Bartley No. 1 View the planets for this day Bartley, WV Coal Explosion 91  
03/16/1940 Willow Grove No. 10 View the planets for this day St. Clairesville, OH Coal Explosion 72  
07/15/1940 Sonman View the planets for this day Portage, PA Coal Explosion 63  
11/29/1940 Nelms View the planets for this day Cadiz, OH Coal Explosion 31  
08/27/1940 Bates No. 1 View the planets for this day Bates, AR Coal Explosion 10  
12/17/1940 Raleigh No. 4 View the planets for this day Beckley, WV Coal Explosion 9  

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