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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
05/20/2006 Darby No. 1 View the planets for this day Holmes Mill, KY Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/12/1975 Deer Creek View the planets for this day Huntington, UT Bituminous Roof Fall 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/06/1968 Saxsewell No. 8 View the planets for this day Hominy Falls, WV Bituminous Inundation 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/23/1967 No. 22 View the planets for this day Deane, KY Bituminous Roof Fall 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/17/1967 No. 3 View the planets for this day Oakwood, VA Bituminous Roof Fall 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/24/1965 No. 2-A View the planets for this day Robbins, TN Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/28/1958 Wharton No. 2 View the planets for this day Barrett, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/01/1956 Georgetown No. 12 View the planets for this day Cadiz, OH Bituminous Explosives 4
05/04/1949 Packer No. 5 View the planets for this day Girardville, PA Anthracite Fire 4
05/20/1948 Clinchfield No. 2 View the planets for this day Dante, VA Bituminous Roof Fall 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/09/1945 Sunnyside No. 1 View the planets for this day Sunnyside, UT Bituminous Explosion 23 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/11/1943 Praco No. 10 View the planets for this day Praco, AL Bituminous Explosion 12 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/05/1943 Nu Rex View the planets for this day LaFollette, TN Bituminous Explosion 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/18/1942 Hitchman View the planets for this day Benwood, WV Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/12/1942 Christopher No. 3 View the planets for this day Osage, WV Bituminous Explosion 56 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/11/1942 Peerless View the planets for this day Greenwood, AR Bituminous Explosion 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/22/1941 Panhandle No. 2 View the planets for this day Bicknell, IN Bituminous Explosion 14 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/11/1935 Barrackville No. 41 View the planets for this day Barrackville, WV Bituminous Fire 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/07/1935 South Wilkes-Barre View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Hoisting 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/29/1931 Richards Colliery View the planets for this day Mount Carmel, PA Anthracite Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/27/1929 Connellsville View the planets for this day Yolande, AL Bituminous Explosion 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/25/1928 Baltimore No. 5 View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Explosion 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/22/1928 Yukon-Pocahontas No. 1 View the planets for this day Yukon, WV Bituminous Explosion 17 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/22/1928 Black Mountain No. 30 View the planets for this day Kenvir, KY Bituminous Explosives 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/19/1928 Mather No. 1 View the planets for this day Mather, PA Bituminous Explosion 195 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/27/1927 Delagua No. 3 View the planets for this day Delagua, CO Bituminous Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/26/1927 Woodward No. 3 View the planets for this day Edwardsville, PA Anthracite Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/13/1927 Shannon Branch No. 3 View the planets for this day Capels, WV Bituminous Explosion 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/06/1926 Randolph Colliery View the planets for this day Port Carbon, PA Anthracite Explosion 5
05/31/1925 Piper No. 2 View the planets for this day Piper, AL Bituminous Asphyxiation 6
05/27/1925 Farmville View the planets for this day Coal Glen, NC Bituminous Explosion 53 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/26/1925 Woodward View the planets for this day Edwardsville, PA Anthracite Explosion 7
05/05/1923 Southwestern View the planets for this day Aguilar, CO Bituminous Explosion 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/25/1922 Acmar No. 3 View the planets for this day Acmar, AL Bituminous Explosion 11
05/22/1920 Mallory No. 3 View the planets for this day Mallory, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/03/1920 Submarine View the planets for this day Clinton, IN Bituminous Explosion 5
05/20/1918 Villa View the planets for this day Villa, WV Bituminous Fire 13 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/24/1915 Smokeless Valley No. 1 View the planets for this day Johnstown, PA Bituminous Explosion 9 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/29/1914 Mary D View the planets for this day Mary D, PA Anthracite Hoisting 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/17/1913 Imperial View the planets for this day Belle Valley, OH Bituminous Explosion 15
05/06/1913 Taylor View the planets for this day Hartford, KY Bituminous Asphyxiation 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/27/1911 Cameron View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite Explosion 5
05/10/1911 Boston View the planets for this day Larksville, PA Anthracite Asphyxiation 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/05/1910 Palos No. 3 View the planets for this day Palos, AL Bituminous Explosion 83 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/13/1908 Prospect View the planets for this day Midvale, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/12/1908 Mount Lookout View the planets for this day Wyoming, PA Anthracite Explosion 12 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/19/1907 Engleville View the planets for this day Engleville, CO Bituminous Fire 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/01/1907 Whipple View the planets for this day Scarbro, WV Bituminous Explosion 16
05/15/1906 Shenandoah City View the planets for this day Shenandoah, PA Anthracite Explosives 7
05/25/1904 Williamstown View the planets for this day Williamstown, PA Bituminous Asphyxiation 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/11/1904 Big Muddy View the planets for this day Herrin, IL Bituminous Explosives 10
05/05/1904 Locust Gap View the planets for this day Locust Gap, PA Anthracite Fire 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/05/1904 Lance View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Anthracite Explosives 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/19/1902 Fraterville View the planets for this day Coal Creek, TN Bituminous Explosion 184 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/27/1901 New Richland View the planets for this day Dayton, TN Bituminous Explosion 20
05/15/1901 Chatham View the planets for this day Farmington, WV Bituminous Explosion 10
05/22/1900 Egypt View the planets for this day Cumnock, NC Bituminous Explosion 23
05/01/1900 Winter Quarters No. 1, 2 View the planets for this day Scofield, UT Bituminous Explosion 200 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/26/1898 Kaska William View the planets for this day Middleport, PA Anthracite Inundation 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/10/1892 Roslyn View the planets for this day Roslyn, WA Bituminous Explosion 45 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/22/1891 Pratt No. 1 Shaft View the planets for this day Pratt City, AL Bituminous Explosion 11
05/15/1890 Jersey No. 8 View the planets for this day Ashley, PA Anthracite Explosion 26 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/09/1889 Kaska William View the planets for this day Middleport, PA Anthracite Hoisting 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/13/1885 North Ashland View the planets for this day North Ashland, PA Anthracite Inundation 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/24/1882 Kohinoor View the planets for this day Shenandoah, PA Anthracite Explosion 5
05/03/1880 Short Mountain View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/06/1879 Audenried View the planets for this day Audenried, PA Anthracite Explosion 6
05/09/1877 Wadesville View the planets for this day Wadesville, PA Anthracite Fire 7
05/20/1876 Midlothian View the planets for this day Coalfield, VA Bituminous Fire 8
05/27/1871 West Pittston View the planets for this day West Pittston, PA Anthracite Asphyxiation 20 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/07/1860 Reppliers Colliery View the planets for this day Minersville, PA Anthracite Explosion 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
05/15/1854 English Pit View the planets for this day New Richmond, VA Bituminous Explosion 20
 
 
 

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