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Coal Mine Disasters in the United States
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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
01/13/2007 Cucumber View the planets for this day Cucumber, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/19/2006 Alma No. 1 View the planets for this day Melville, WV Bituminous Fire 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/02/2006 Sago View the planets for this day Tallmansville, WV Bituminous Explosion 12 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/22/2003 McElroy View the planets for this day Cameron, WV Bituminous Explosion 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/04/1989 CV-2 View the planets for this day Middlesboro, KY Bituminous Roof Fall 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/22/1982 Phelps No. 3 View the planets for this day Phelps, KY Bituminous Roof Fall 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/20/1982 RFH No. 1 View the planets for this day Craynor, KY Bituminous Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/07/1974 Beckley No. 1 View the planets for this day Bolt, WV Bituminous Hoisting 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/24/1967 Va. Pocahontas No. 1 View the planets for this day Grundy, VA Bituminous Explosion 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/10/1962 Blue Blaze No. 2 View the planets for this day Herrin, IL Bituminous Explosion 11 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/22/1959 River Slope View the planets for this day Port Griffith, PA Anthracite Inundation 12 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/28/1958 Montana Queen View the planets for this day Queen, MT Bituminous Roof Fall 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/17/1958 Spring Canyon No. 4 View the planets for this day Spring Canyon, UT Bituminous Explosion 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/18/1957 Evan Jones View the planets for this day Jonesville, AK Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/29/1955 Landsburg View the planets for this day Ravensdale County, WA Bituminous Roof Fall 4
01/18/1951 Burning Springs View the planets for this day Kermit, WV Bituminous Explosion 11
01/05/1949 S. Wilkes-Barre View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Explosion 2
01/15/1947 Nottingham View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Anthracite Explosion 15 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/15/1946 Havaco No. 9 View the planets for this day Welch, WV Bituminous Explosion 15 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/17/1945 Bond Valley View the planets for this day Haileyville, OK Bituminous Explosion 9
01/08/1943 Pursglove No. 15 View the planets for this day Pursglove, WV Bituminous Fire 13 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/27/1942 Wadge View the planets for this day Mount Harris, CO Bituminous Explosion 34 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/22/1941 Carswell View the planets for this day Kimball, WV Bituminous Explosion 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/10/1940 Bartley No. 1 View the planets for this day Bartley, WV Bituminous Explosion 91 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/02/1939 Crown Hill No. 6 View the planets for this day Clinton, IN Bituminous Fire 1
01/12/1938 Harwick View the planets for this day Harwick, PA Bituminous Explosion 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/20/1936 Monarch No. 2 View the planets for this day Broomfield, CO Bituminous Explosion 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/21/1935 Gilberton View the planets for this day Gilberton, PA Anthracite Explosion 13 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/18/1932 Parrott View the planets for this day Parrott, VA Bituminous Explosion 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/28/1931 Little Betty View the planets for this day Dugger, IN Bituminous Explosion 28
01/06/1931 Glen Rogers No. 2 View the planets for this day Glen Rogers, WV Bituminous Explosion 8
01/03/1931 Midvale No. 4 View the planets for this day Midvale, OH Bituminous Explosion 5
01/19/1930 Lillybrook No. 1 View the planets for this day Lillybrook, WV Bituminous Explosion 8
01/13/1930 Peerless View the planets for this day Straven, AL Bituminous Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/26/1929 Kingston No. 5 View the planets for this day Kingston, WV Bituminous Explosion 14 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/09/1928 Peabody No. 18 View the planets for this day West Frankfort, IL Bituminous Explosion 21
01/31/1927 Nortonville View the planets for this day Nortonville, KY Bituminous Explosion 5
01/29/1926 Mossboro No. 1 View the planets for this day Helena, AL Bituminous Explosion 27 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/29/1926 New Orient No. 2 View the planets for this day West Frankfort, IL Bituminous Explosion 5
01/14/1926 Jamison No. 8 View the planets for this day Farmington, WV Bituminous Explosion 19
01/13/1926 Wilburton No. 21 View the planets for this day Wilburton, OK Bituminous Explosion 91 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/15/1925 Diamond No. 1 View the planets for this day Providence, KY Bituminous Explosion 6
01/26/1924 Lancashire No. 18 View the planets for this day Shanktown, PA Bituminous Explosion 36
01/25/1924 McClintock View the planets for this day Johnston City, IL Bituminous Explosion 33 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/10/1923 Dolomite No. 1 View the planets for this day Dolomite, AL Bituminous Explosion 5
01/30/1922 Layman Galloway View the planets for this day Pineville, KY Bituminous Explosion 6
01/05/1918 Barnum View the planets for this day Pittston, PA Anthracite Cave-in 2
01/14/1914 Spencer-Newland No. 7 View the planets for this day Mulberry, KS Bituminous Hoisting 6
01/10/1914 Rock Castle View the planets for this day Rock Castle, AL Bituminous Explosion 12
01/21/1912 Cherry Valley View the planets for this day Cherry Valley, PA Bituminous Fire 1
01/20/1912 Kemmerer No. 4 View the planets for this day Kemmerer, WY Bituminous Explosion 6
01/19/1912 Central View the planets for this day Central City, KY Bituminous Explosives 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/16/1912 Carbon Hill View the planets for this day Carbon Hill, VA Bituminous Explosives 5
01/09/1912 Parrish No. 9 View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Anthracite Explosives 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/21/1911 Carbon Hill No. 1 View the planets for this day Carbon Hill, VA Bituminous Explosion 7
01/31/1910 Primero View the planets for this day Primero, CO Bituminous Explosion 75 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/11/1910 Nottingham View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Anthracite Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/29/1909 Northwestern View the planets for this day Ashford County, WA Bituminous Asphyxiation 2
01/25/1909 Washington No. 5 View the planets for this day Franklin, MD Bituminous Mine Cars 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/25/1909 Orenda No. 2 View the planets for this day Boswell, PA Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/19/1909 Stone Canyon View the planets for this day Chancellor, CA Bituminous Explosion 6
01/12/1909 Lick Branch View the planets for this day Switchback, WV Bituminous Explosion 67 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/10/1909 Carbon Hill View the planets for this day Gayton, VA Bituminous Explosion 6
01/10/1909 Zeigler View the planets for this day Zeigler, IL Bituminous Explosion/Fire 26 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/30/1908 Valley View the planets for this day Hawks Nest, WV Bituminous Explosion 9 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/29/1907 Johnston City View the planets for this day Johnston City, IL Bituminous Explosives 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/29/1907 Stuart View the planets for this day Stuart, WV Bituminous Explosion 84 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/26/1907 Penco View the planets for this day Lorentz, WV Bituminous Explosion 12
01/23/1907 Primero View the planets for this day Primero, CO Bituminous Explosion 24 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/14/1907 Dering No. 7 View the planets for this day Clinton, IN Bituminous Explosives 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/24/1906 Poteau No. 6 View the planets for this day Witteville, OK Bituminous Explosives 14
01/18/1906 Detroit View the planets for this day Ash Camp, WV Bituminous Explosion 18 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/04/1906 Coaldale View the planets for this day Coaldale, WV Bituminous Explosion 22 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/16/1905 Decatur No. 1 View the planets for this day Decatur, IL Bituminous Fire 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/30/1904 Maple Hill View the planets for this day Mahanoy City, PA Anthracite Explosives 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/25/1904 Harwick View the planets for this day Cheswick, PA Bituminous Explosion 179 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/24/1902 Lost Creek No. 2 View the planets for this day Oskaloosa, IA Bituminous Explosion 20 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/13/1902 Milby and Dow View the planets for this day Dow, OK Bituminous Fire 10
01/13/1897 Wadesville View the planets for this day Wadesville, PA Anthracite Fall of Person 5
01/04/1897 Alderson No. 1 View the planets for this day Alderson, OK Bituminous Explosion 5
01/22/1895 Tate View the planets for this day Sturgis, KY Bituminous Explosives 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/16/1895 Butte Hardware View the planets for this day Butte, MT Bituminous Explosives 57
01/10/1893 Como View the planets for this day Como, CO Bituminous Explosion 24
01/07/1892 Osage No. 11 View the planets for this day Krebs, OK Bituminous Explosion 100
01/27/1891 Mammoth View the planets for this day Mt. Pleasant, PA Bituminous Explosion 109 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/21/1886 Orrel View the planets for this day Newburg, WV Bituminous Explosion 39
01/12/1886 Almy No. 4 View the planets for this day Almy, WY Bituminous Explosion 13
01/24/1884 Crested Butte View the planets for this day Crested Butte, CO Bituminous Explosion 59 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
01/09/1883 Coulterville View the planets for this day Coulterville, IL Bituminous Explosion 10
01/15/1878 Potts View the planets for this day Locustdale, PA Anthracite Explosion 5
01/12/1846 Delaware-Hudson View the planets for this day Carbondale, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 14 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
 
 
 

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