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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
10/28/2011 Equality View the planets for this day Centertown, KY Bituminous Fall of Highwall 2 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/27/1980 Crawford No. 1 View the planets for this day Woodbine, KY Bituminous Explosives 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/02/1979 Rushton View the planets for this day Women Icon Osceola Mills, PA Bituminous Roof Fall 1 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/11/1977 Segco No. 1 View the planets for this day Parrish, AL Bituminous Roof Fall 1 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/02/1974 Maple Meadow View the planets for this day Fairdale, WV Bituminous Hoisting 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/16/1965 Mars No. 2 View the planets for this day Wilsonburg, WV Bituminous Fire 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/28/1958 Burton View the planets for this day Nicholas County, WV Bituminous Explosion 14
10/27/1958 Bishop No. 34 View the planets for this day Wise, VA Bituminous Explosion 22 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/31/1951 United Gas No. 1 View the planets for this day United, WV Bituminous Explosion 12 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/15/1951 Bunker View the planets for this day Cassville, WV Bituminous Explosion 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/30/1950 Avondale View the planets for this day Luzerne County, PA Bituminous Explosion 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/27/1948 Powellton No. 3 View the planets for this day Elkridge, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 4
10/03/1942 Dixie Star View the planets for this day Alva, KY Bituminous Explosion 4
10/27/1941 Daniel Boone View the planets for this day Daniel Boone, KY Bituminous Explosion 15 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/26/1937 Jonesville View the planets for this day Jonesville, AK Bituminous Fire 14 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/15/1937 Mulga View the planets for this day Birmingham, AL Bituminous Explosion 34 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/24/1931 Mocanaqua View the planets for this day Mocanaqua, PA Anthracite Explosion 4
10/27/1930 Wheatley No. 4 View the planets for this day McAlester, OK Bituminous Explosion 30 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/22/1928 McAlpin View the planets for this day McAlpin, WV Bituminous Explosion 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/30/1926 Colliery No. 7 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Anthracite Explosion 9 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/04/1926 Rockwood View the planets for this day Rockwood, TN Bituminous Explosion 27 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/07/1923 Midwest View the planets for this day Palisades, CO Bituminous Explosion 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/20/1922 Progressive No. 11 View the planets for this day McCurtain, OK Bituminous Explosion 8
10/25/1920 Rum Creek No. 1 View the planets for this day Dehue, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 4
10/29/1919 Amsterdam No. 2 View the planets for this day Amsterdam, OH Bituminous Fire 20
10/22/1916 Marvel No. 2 View the planets for this day Marvel, AL Bituminous Explosion 18 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/19/1916 Jamison No. 7 View the planets for this day Barrackville, WV Bituminous Explosion/Fire 11
10/27/1914 Royalton North No. 1 View the planets for this day Royalton, IL Bituminous Explosion 52 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/05/1914 Mulga View the planets for this day Mulga, AL Bituminous Explosion 16
10/22/1913 Stag Canon No. 2 View the planets for this day Dawson, NM Bituminous Explosion 263 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/23/1911 O Gara No. 9 View the planets for this day Harrisburg, IL Bituminous Explosives 8
10/03/1911 Drifton No. 2 View the planets for this day Freeland, PA Anthracite Fall of Person 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/08/1910 Starkville View the planets for this day Starkville, CO Bituminous Explosion 56 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/31/1909 Franklin No. 2 View the planets for this day Johnstown, PA Bituminous Explosion 13 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/21/1909 Rock Island No. 8 View the planets for this day Hartshorne, OK Bituminous Explosion 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/03/1909 Northwestern View the planets for this day Roslyn, WA Bituminous Explosion/Fire 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/24/1906 Rolling Mill View the planets for this day Johnstown, PA Bituminous Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/05/1906 Dutchman View the planets for this day Blossburg, NM Bituminous Explosion 10
10/03/1906 Pocahontas View the planets for this day Pocahontas, VA Bituminous Explosion 36
10/29/1905 Hazel Kirk No. 2 View the planets for this day Monongahela, PA Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/13/1905 Clyde View the planets for this day Fredericktown, PA Bituminous Fire 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/28/1904 Tercio View the planets for this day Tercio, CO Bituminous Explosion 19 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/01/1902 Lawson View the planets for this day Black Diamond, WA Bituminous Explosion 11
10/26/1901 Diamondville No. 1 View the planets for this day Diamondville, WY Bituminous Explosion 22
10/25/1901 Buttonwood View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Explosion 6
10/01/1898 Midvale View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Fire 5
10/30/1897 Von Storch View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Fire 6
10/29/1896 Shaft No. 3 View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Explosion 6
10/17/1895 Franklin View the planets for this day Franklin Township, WA Bituminous Fire 4
10/07/1895 Dorrance View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/11/1894 Henry Clay View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite Expl. Vessel 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/09/1894 Coal Creek View the planets for this day Newcastle, WA Bituminous Explosion 4
10/08/1894 Luke Fidler View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite Fire 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/23/1891 Richardson View the planets for this day Glen Carbon, PA Anthracite Asphyxiation 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/01/1887 Bast View the planets for this day Big Mine Run, PA Anthracite Asphyxiation 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/21/1885 Plymouth No. 2 View the planets for this day Plymouth, PA Anthracite Explosion 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
10/27/1884 Youngstown View the planets for this day Uniontown, PA Bituminous Explosion 14
10/08/1878 Lehigh Valley View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Explosion 4
10/02/1871 Otto Red Ash View the planets for this day Branchdale, PA Anthracite Explosion 5
 
 
 

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