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View the Mine Disaster CalendarAll Mine Disasters in the Year 1942   (Display in Date Order)

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Date Mine Name Location Industry Disaster Cause Killed Report
05/12/1942 Christopher No. 3 View the planets for this day Osage, WV Coal Explosion 56  
01/27/1942 Wadge View the planets for this day Mount Harris, CO Coal Explosion 34  
03/26/1942 Sandts Eddy Quarry View the planets for this day Allentown, PA MNM Explosives 31   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
07/09/1942 Pursglove No. 2 View the planets for this day Pursglove, WV Coal Explosion 20   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/09/1942 Pride of the West View the planets for this day Silverton, CO MNM Asphyxiation 8  
11/30/1942 West Kentucky No. 10 View the planets for this day Providence, KY Coal Explosion 6  
05/11/1942 Peerless View the planets for this day Greenwood, AR Coal Explosion 6  
12/15/1942 Laing No. 1 View the planets for this day Laing, WV Coal Pwd Haulage 5  
05/18/1942 Hitchman View the planets for this day Benwood, WV Coal Explosion 5   Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/03/1942 Dixie Star View the planets for this day Alva, KY Coal Explosion 4  
06/07/1942 Poteau View the planets for this day Poteau, OK Coal Explosion 4  
12/15/1942 Peacock View the planets for this day Rock Springs, WY Coal Pwd Haulage 3  
 
 
 

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