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Coal Mine Disasters in the United States
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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
04/28/2010 Dotiki View the planets for this day Nebo, KY Bituminous Roof Fall 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/05/2010 Upper Big Branch View the planets for this day Montcoal, WV Bituminous Explosion 29 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/17/2007 Tri-Star Job No. 3 View the planets for this day Barton, MD Bituminous Fall of Highwall 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/15/1981 Dutch Creek No. 1 View the planets for this day Redstone, CO Bituminous Explosion 15 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/13/1978 Beatrice View the planets for this day Keen Mountain, VA Bituminous Roof Fall 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/04/1978 Moss No. 3 Portal View the planets for this day Duty, VA Bituminous Inundation 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/30/1965 Llewellyn Shaft View the planets for this day Farmington, WV Bituminous Explosion 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/25/1963 Compass No. 2 View the planets for this day Dola, WV Bituminous Explosion 22 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/16/1963 Forge Slope View the planets for this day Newport Town, PA Bituminous Explosion 4
04/28/1961 Elzo View the planets for this day Yancey, KY Bituminous Roof Fall 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/18/1957 Shade and Millard No. 1 View the planets for this day Panther, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/30/1947 Kerns View the planets for this day Terre Haute, IN Bituminous Explosives 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/10/1947 Schooley View the planets for this day Wyoming, PA Anthracite Explosion 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/18/1946 Great Valley View the planets for this day McCoy, VA Bituminous Explosion 12 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/27/1938 St. Clair No. 1 Slope View the planets for this day Pottsville, PA Anthracite Explosion 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/22/1938 Keen Mountain View the planets for this day Grundy, VA Bituminous Explosion 45 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/12/1930 Carbonado View the planets for this day Carbonado, WA Bituminous Explosion 17 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/02/1928 Keystone No. 2 View the planets for this day Keystone, WV Bituminous Explosion 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/30/1927 Federal No. 3 View the planets for this day Everettville, WV Bituminous Explosion 97 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/08/1927 Carbonado View the planets for this day Carbonado, WA Bituminous Inundation 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/02/1927 Cokeburg No. 53 View the planets for this day Cokeburg, PA Bituminous Explosion 6
04/26/1925 Hutchison View the planets for this day Millgrove, PA Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/26/1925 New Slope Construction View the planets for this day Sewickley, PA Bituminous Explosion 5
04/28/1924 Benwood View the planets for this day Benwood, WV Bituminous Explosion 119 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/14/1920 Dawson No. 6 View the planets for this day Dawson, NM Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/29/1919 Majestic View the planets for this day Majestic, AL Bituminous Explosion 22
04/27/1917 Hastings View the planets for this day Hastings, CO Bituminous Explosion 121 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/18/1917 Linden View the planets for this day Mason, WV Bituminous Explosives 5
04/05/1915 Panama View the planets for this day Panama, IL Bituminous Explosion 11 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/30/1914 Union Pacific No. 2 View the planets for this day Cumberland, WY Bituminous Mine Cars 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/28/1914 Eccles No. 5 and 6 View the planets for this day Eccles, WV Bituminous Explosion 183 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/23/1913 Cincinnati View the planets for this day Finleyville, PA Bituminous Explosion 97 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/21/1912 Coil View the planets for this day Madisonville, KY Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/24/1911 Ott No. 20 View the planets for this day Elk Garden, WV Bituminous Explosion 23 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/08/1911 Banner View the planets for this day Littleton, AL Bituminous Explosion 128 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/07/1911 Price-Pancoast View the planets for this day Throop, PA Anthracite Fire 73 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/21/1910 Amsterdam No. 2 View the planets for this day Amsterdam, OH Bituminous Explosion 15
04/20/1910 Mulga View the planets for this day Mulga, AL Bituminous Explosion 40 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/09/1909 Eureka No. 37 View the planets for this day Windber, PA Bituminous Explosives 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/26/1907 Morgan View the planets for this day Black Diamond, WA Bituminous Explosion 7
04/26/1907 Berwind-White No. 38 View the planets for this day Foustwell, PA Bituminous Inundation 0
04/22/1906 Cuatro View the planets for this day Tercio, CO Bituminous Explosion 18 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/30/1905 No. 19 View the planets for this day Wilburton, OK Bituminous Explosion 13
04/27/1905 Eleanora View the planets for this day DuBois, PA Bituminous Explosion 13 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/26/1905 Conyngham View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Hoisting 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/20/1905 Cabin Creek View the planets for this day Kayford, WV Bituminous Explosion 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/03/1905 Zeigler View the planets for this day Zeigler, IL Bituminous Explosion 49 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/20/1904 Stearns No. 5 View the planets for this day Stearns, KY Bituminous Explosion 5
04/12/1903 Central Slope No. 77 View the planets for this day Carbon, OK Bituminous Explosion 6
04/29/1901 McAlester No. 5 View the planets for this day Alderson, OK Bituminous Explosives 6
04/21/1899 Cook and White View the planets for this day Madrid, NM Bituminous Explosion 5
04/18/1896 Eddy Creek View the planets for this day Olyphant, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 4
04/08/1895 Blue Canyon View the planets for this day Lake Whatcom, WA Bituminous Explosion 23 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/01/1893 Neilson View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite Fire 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/20/1892 Primrose View the planets for this day Minersville, PA Anthracite Inundation 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/20/1890 Spring Valley No. 2 View the planets for this day Spring Valley, IL Bituminous Asphyxiation 3
04/02/1890 Susquehanna No. 8 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Anthracite Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/27/1887 Tunnel View the planets for this day Ashland, PA Anthracite Asphyxiation 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/04/1887 Old Savanna No. 2 View the planets for this day Savanna, OK Bituminous Explosion 18
04/06/1885 Cuyler View the planets for this day Raven Run, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/22/1870 Diamond Slope View the planets for this day Wolf Creek, PA Anthracite Expl. Vessel 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
04/03/1867 Bright Hope View the planets for this day Clover Hill, VA Bituminous Explosion 69
04/13/1859 Bright Hope View the planets for this day Clover Hill, VA Bituminous Explosion 9
 
 
 

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