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Date Mine Name Location Mineral Disaster Cause Killed Report
12/07/1992 Southmoutain No. 3 View the planets for this day Norton, VA Bituminous Explosion 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/14/1987 Slate Top View the planets for this day Woodbine, KY Bituminous Roof Fall 0
12/11/1985 M. S. and W. No. 2 Slope View the planets for this day Carlstown, PA Anthracite Explosion 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/19/1984 Wilberg View the planets for this day Women Icon Orangeville, UT Bituminous Fire 27 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/08/1981 Grundy No. 21 View the planets for this day Whitewell, TN Bituminous Explosion 13 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/07/1981 Adkins No. 11 View the planets for this day Kite, KY Bituminous Explosion 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/03/1981 Stillhouse Run No. 1 View the planets for this day Bergoo, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/16/1972 Itmann No. 3 View the planets for this day Itmann, WV Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/30/1970 Nos. 15 and 16 View the planets for this day Hyden, KY Bituminous Explosion 38 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/01/1970 Russellton View the planets for this day Russellton, PA Bituminous Roof Fall 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/12/1968 No. 8-B View the planets for this day Saunders, WV Bituminous Fire 3 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/28/1965 Dutch Creek No. 1 View the planets for this day Redstone, CO Bituminous Explosion 9 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/16/1963 Carbon No. 2 View the planets for this day Helper, UT Bituminous Explosion 9 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/06/1962 Robena No. 3 View the planets for this day Carmichaels, PA Bituminous Explosion 37 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/12/1961 A and B View the planets for this day Knott County, KY Bituminous Roof Fall 4
12/27/1957 Pocahontas No. 31 View the planets for this day McDowell County, WV Bituminous Explosion 11 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/11/1957 Peerless No. 3 View the planets for this day Hackett, AR Bituminous Explosion 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/09/1957 Glen Rogers No. 2 View the planets for this day Glen Rogers, WV Bituminous Bump 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/13/1952 Elkhorn No. 3 View the planets for this day Evanston, KY Bituminous Fire 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/21/1951 Orient No. 2 View the planets for this day West Frankfort, IL Bituminous Explosion 119 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/16/1948 Christmas View the planets for this day St. Meinrad, IN Bituminous Roof Fall 4
12/11/1947 Franklin View the planets for this day Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Explosion 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/26/1945 Belva No. 1 View the planets for this day Fourmile, KY Bituminous Explosion 24 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/02/1943 Federal No. 1 View the planets for this day Grant Town, WV Bituminous Roof Fall 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/15/1942 Laing No. 1 View the planets for this day Laing, WV Bituminous Pwd Haulage 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/15/1942 Peacock View the planets for this day Rock Springs, WY Bituminous Pwd Haulage 3
12/28/1941 Peabody No. 47 View the planets for this day Harco, IL Bituminous Explosion 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/11/1941 Powhatan No. 1 View the planets for this day Powhatan, OH Bituminous Fire 2
12/17/1940 Raleigh No. 4 View the planets for this day Beckley, WV Bituminous Explosion 9 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/05/1935 Wolf Run View the planets for this day Amsterdam, OH Bituminous Explosion 4
12/24/1932 Moweaqua View the planets for this day Moweaqua, IL Bituminous Explosion 54 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/09/1932 Zero View the planets for this day Yancey, KY Bituminous Explosion 23 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/07/1932 Morgan-Jones View the planets for this day Madrid, NM Bituminous Explosion 14 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/28/1931 Overton No. 1 View the planets for this day Irondale, AL Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/06/1930 Lamb View the planets for this day Madrid, NM Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/27/1929 East No. 5 View the planets for this day Stotesbury, WV Bituminous Explosion 2
12/17/1929 Old Town View the planets for this day McAlester, OK Bituminous Explosion 61 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/01/1929 Old Ben No. 8 View the planets for this day West Frankfort, IL Bituminous Explosion 7
12/27/1928 Carolina View the planets for this day Sanford, NC Bituminous Hoisting 4
12/18/1928 Black Diamond No. 2 View the planets for this day Drakesboro, KY Bituminous Explosion 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/20/1927 Franco No. 1 View the planets for this day Johnston City, IL Bituminous Explosion 7
12/09/1926 Francisco No. 2 View the planets for this day Francisco, IN Bituminous Explosion/Fire 37 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/23/1925 Webb View the planets for this day Bellaire, OH Bituminous Fire 9
12/14/1925 Wilkeson View the planets for this day Tacoma, WA Bituminous Explosion 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/10/1925 Overton No. 2 View the planets for this day Acmar, AL Bituminous Explosion 53 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/17/1924 Burnett View the planets for this day Burnett, WA Bituminous Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/08/1923 Mt. Jessup No. 1 View the planets for this day Jessup, PA Anthracite Roof Fall 5 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/07/1923 Black Hawk View the planets for this day Happy, KY Bituminous Explosion 9 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/31/1921 Docena View the planets for this day Adamsville, AL Bituminous Explosion 4
12/13/1921 Satanic View the planets for this day Morrison, CO Bituminous Fire 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/22/1920 Black Diamond No. 11 View the planets for this day Black Diamond, WA Bituminous Cave-in 4 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/03/1919 Bogle No. 3 View the planets for this day Jacksonville, IN Bituminous Explosion 6
12/22/1918 Havaco View the planets for this day Havaco, WV Bituminous Explosion 4
12/30/1917 Acme View the planets for this day Fleming, KY Bituminous Explosives 0
12/20/1917 Barbour No. 3 View the planets for this day Catoosa, TN Bituminous Explosion 11
12/17/1917 Wilkeson View the planets for this day Wilkeson, WA Bituminous Inundation 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/15/1917 Yukon No. 1 View the planets for this day Bluefield, WV Bituminous Explosion 18 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/19/1916 Oliphant-Johnson View the planets for this day Bruceville, IN Bituminous Explosion 2
12/13/1916 Fidelity No. 9 View the planets for this day Stone City, KS Bituminous Explosion 20 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/09/1914 Tripp View the planets for this day Scranton, PA Anthracite Hoisting 13 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/16/1913 Vulcan View the planets for this day New Castle, CO Bituminous Explosion 37 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/09/1911 Cross Mountain View the planets for this day Briceville, TN Bituminous Explosion 84 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/31/1910 Lick Fork View the planets for this day Thacker, WV Bituminous Mine Cars 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/14/1910 Greeno View the planets for this day Tacoma, VA Bituminous Explosion 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/14/1910 Leyden View the planets for this day Leyden, CO Bituminous Fire 10 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/23/1909 Mine A View the planets for this day Herrin, IL Bituminous Explosion/Fire 8 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/11/1909 Baker View the planets for this day Clay, KY Bituminous Explosion 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/29/1908 Lick Branch View the planets for this day Switchback, WV Bituminous Explosion 50 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/31/1907 Bernal View the planets for this day Carthage, NM Bituminous Explosion 11 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/19/1907 Darr View the planets for this day Van Meter, PA Bituminous Explosion 239 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/16/1907 Yolande No. 1 View the planets for this day Yolande, AL Bituminous Explosion 57 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/06/1907 Monongah Nos. 6 and 8 View the planets for this day Monongah, WV Bituminous Explosion 362 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/01/1907 Naomi View the planets for this day Fayette City, PA Bituminous Explosion 34 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/22/1906 Breese-Trenton View the planets for this day Breese, IL Bituminous Hoisting 6
12/20/1906 Fidelity No. 1 View the planets for this day Stone City, KS Bituminous Explosives 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/14/1906 Pulaski View the planets for this day Eckman, WV Bituminous Explosives 6 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/04/1905 Horton View the planets for this day Horton, WV Bituminous Fire 7 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/02/1905 Diamondville No. 1 View the planets for this day Diamondville, WY Bituminous Explosion 18
12/07/1904 Burnett No. 5 View the planets for this day Burnett, WA Bituminous Explosion 17 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/09/1902 S. Wilkes-Barre View the planets for this day South Wilkes-Barre, PA Anthracite Explosives 5
12/28/1901 McAlester No. 1 View the planets for this day Hartshorne, OK Bituminous Hoisting 6
12/23/1899 Braznell View the planets for this day Brownsville, PA Bituminous Explosion 19 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/09/1899 Carbon Hill No. 7 View the planets for this day Carbonado, WA Bituminous Explosion 31 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/26/1896 Oswald View the planets for this day Princeton, IN Bituminous Explosion 7
12/20/1895 Nelson View the planets for this day Dayton, TN Bituminous Explosion 28
12/19/1895 Egypt View the planets for this day Cumnock, NC Bituminous Explosion 39
12/18/1885 Nanticoke No. 1 View the planets for this day Nanticoke, PA Anthracite Inundation 26 Download an Investigation Report for this Disaster
12/08/1884 Henry Clay View the planets for this day Shamokin, PA Anthracite Explosion 7
12/18/1869 Sugar Loaf No. 1 View the planets for this day Stockton, PA Anthracite Cave-in 10
 
 
 

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