• Worst US Mine Disasters

    For instance the single year of 1907 saw 18 coal mine disasters plus two more disasters in the metal and nonmetal mining industry. Among the disasters in 1907 was history s worst — the Monongah coal mine explosion which claimed 362 lives and impelled Congress to create the Bureau of Mines.

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  • The True Story Behind the 1966 Aberfan Disaster Shown in

    Nov 17 2019 · Season three of "The Crown" portrays a mining-town disaster where 116 children and 28 adults were killed. Here s the real story behind the tragic event.

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  • Mill Creek Colliery ExplosionMine Disasters in the

    Scranton November 2. -- At six o clock this morning the mine boss in charge of Mill Creek Colliery of the Delaware and Hudson Coal Company 15 miles from this city entered the mine and found one of the pillars of coal which are always left to support the roof in mines giving way.

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  • Articles on West ia Coal Mine Disasters

    "425 are Dead Most Appalling Disaster in the History of Coal Mines " Fairmont Times 12-7-1907 "Dr. I. C. White of Morgantown Advances Theory As to Cause of the Mine Disaster Monongah Is a Sad Place " Fairmont West ian 12-8-1907 Miscellaneous stories church services union relief associations 12-9-1907

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