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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
08/16/2007 Crandall Canyon View the planets for this day Huntington, UT Bituminous Bump 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/10/2007 Gibson View the planets for this day Princeton, IN Bituminous Hoisting 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/06/2007 Crandall Canyon View the planets for this day Huntington, UT Bituminous Bump 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/19/2005 Bell County Prep Pl. View the planets for this day Middlesboro, KY Bituminous Pwd Haulage 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/03/2005 Stillhouse No. 1 View the planets for this day Cumberland, KY Bituminous Roof Fall 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/15/1985 R and R No. 3 View the planets for this day Woodbine, KY Bituminous Asphyxiation 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/24/1982 Va. Pocohontas No. 1 View the planets for this day Oakwood, VA Bituminous Bin Collapse 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/24/1979 Starpoint No. 1 View the planets for this day Wattis, UT Bituminous Roof Fall 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/15/1968 Orient No. 5 View the planets for this day Benton, IL Bituminous Explosion 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/14/1968 Lundale No. 1 View the planets for this day Lundale, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 3
08/07/1968 River Queen No. 1 View the planets for this day Greenville, KY Bituminous Explosion 9 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/13/1963 Sheppton View the planets for this day Sheppton, PA Anthracite Cave-in 1 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/05/1961 Stearns No. 4 View the planets for this day Worley, KY Bituminous Asphyxiation 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/06/1948 Berwind No. 11 View the planets for this day Capels, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/11/1944 Fleischner View the planets for this day Terra Haute, IN Coal Asphyxiation 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/28/1943 Sayreton No. 2 View the planets for this day Sayreton, AL Bituminous Explosion 28 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/27/1940 Bates No. 1 View the planets for this day Bates, AR Bituminous Explosion 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/24/1936 Clear Spring View the planets for this day West Pittston, PA Anthracite Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/18/1936 Esry View the planets for this day Moberly, MO Bituminous Fire 2
08/01/1936 Kathleen View the planets for this day Dowell, IL Bituminous Fire 9 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/06/1934 Derby No. 3 View the planets for this day Big Stone Gap, VA Bituminous Explosion 17 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/08/1930 Gilberton View the planets for this day Gilberton, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/15/1928 Irvona No. 3 View the planets for this day Coalport, PA Bituminous Explosion 13 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/09/1928 Hillside No. 1 View the planets for this day South Riverside, PA Bituminous Explosion 5
08/03/1927 West Kentucky No. 7 View the planets for this day Clay, KY Bituminous Explosion 15 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/26/1926 Clymer No. 1 View the planets for this day Clymer, PA Bituminous Explosion 44 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/19/1925 Lochgelly View the planets for this day Lochgelly, WV Bituminous Fall of Person 4
08/03/1925 Dorrance View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Explosion 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/14/1923 Frontier No. 1 View the planets for this day Kemmerer, WY Bituminous Explosion 99
08/31/1921 Harco View the planets for this day Harrisburg, IL Bituminous Explosion 11
08/21/1920 No. 19 View the planets for this day Degnan, OK Bituminous Explosion 10
08/18/1919 Oakdale View the planets for this day La Veta, CO Bituminous Explosion 18 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/06/1919 Weirwood View the planets for this day Weirwood, WV Bituminous Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/28/1918 Burnett View the planets for this day Burnett, WA Bituminous Explosion 12 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/07/1918 Harmar View the planets for this day Harmarville, PA Bituminous Explosion 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/04/1917 West Kentucky No. 7 View the planets for this day Clay, KY Bituminous Explosion 62 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/07/1916 Woodward No. 3 View the planets for this day Westmoor, PA Anthracite Explosion 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/31/1915 Orenda View the planets for this day Boswell, PA Bituminous Explosion 19 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/02/1913 East Brookside View the planets for this day Tower City, PA Anthracite Explosion 20 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/13/1912 Abernant View the planets for this day Abernant, AL Bituminous Explosion 18 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/01/1911 Standard-Pocahontas View the planets for this day Welch, WV Bituminous Asphyxiation 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/28/1908 Warrior Run View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Mine Cars 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/26/1908 Hailey-Okla No. 1 View the planets for this day Haileyville, OK Bituminous Fire 29 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/03/1908 Knickerbocker View the planets for this day Shenandoah, PA Anthracite Explosion 2
08/17/1907 Sonman View the planets for this day Sonman, PA Bituminous Hoisting 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/06/1906 Susquehanna No. 7 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Anthracite Explosion 6
08/07/1902 Bowen View the planets for this day Bowen, CO Bituminous Explosives 13 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/21/1900 Issaquah No. 4 View the planets for this day Issaquah, WA Bituminous Asphyxiation 5
08/25/1894 Gilberton View the planets for this day Ashland, PA Anthracite Explosion 2
08/24/1894 Franklin View the planets for this day Franklin, WA Bituminous Fire 37 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/30/1886 Fair Lawn View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Explosion 6
08/11/1885 West End View the planets for this day Mocanaqua, PA Anthracite Asphyxiation 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/21/1884 Greenback/Buckridge View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite Fire 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/14/1871 Eagle Shaft View the planets for this day Pittston, PA Anthracite Explosion 17 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/29/1870 Preston No. 3 View the planets for this day Girardville, PA Anthracite Hoisting 7
08/10/1870 Pottsville Colliery View the planets for this day Middleport, PA Anthracite Hoisting 9 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
08/13/1860 Hoch Colliery View the planets for this day Forestville, PA Anthracite Explosion 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
 
 
 

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