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Colorado Mining

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Colorado Mining is the History, Information, and Resource page for the State of Colorado in the United States, in the North America Region of the subproject Worldwide Mining Disasters Project of the Worldwide Disasters project.

It includes a list of disasters linking the DISASTER PAGES. The Disaster Pages include a list of those killed and injured from which individual miner profiles may be created and honored or memorials added to those profiles existing on WikiTree.

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Worst Mining Disasters in Colorado

Colorado Mining Disasters
DateMineLocationNo. KilledIndustryDisaster CauseCounty
27-Apr-1917Hastings 1917Hastings, CO121  Coal Explosion Las Animas
8-Nov-1910Victor American No. 3 Delagua, CO79  Coal Explosion/Fire Las Animas
31-Jan-1910Primero 1910Primero, CO75  Coal Explosion Las Animas
24-Jan-1884Crested Butte Crested Butte, CO59  Coal Explosion Gunnison
8-Oct-1910Starkville Starkville, CO56  Coal Explosion Las Animas
18-Feb-1896Vulcan 1896New Castle, CO49  Coal Explosion Garfield
16-Dec-1913Vulcan 1913 New Castle, CO37  Coal Explosion Garfield
27-Jan-1942Wadge Mount Harris, CO34  Coal Explosion Routt
20-Nov-1901Smuggler-Union Pandora, CO31  Gold/SilverFire San Miguel 
23-Jan-1907Primero 1907Primero, CO24  Coal Explosion Las Animas
10-Jan-1893Como King, CO24  Coal Explosion Park
28-Oct-1904Tercio Tercio, CO19  Coal Explosion Las Animas
18-Aug-1919Oakview La Veta, CO18  Coal Explosion Huerfano
22-Apr-1906Cuatro Tercio, CO18  Coal Explosion Las Animas
24-Mar-1922Sopris Sopris, CO17  Coal Explosion Las Animas
9-Feb-1911Cokedale Trinidad, CO17  Coal Explosion Las Animas
15-Apr-1981Dutch Creek No. 1 1981 Redstone, CO15  Coal Explosion Pitkin
26-Jan-1904Independence Victor, CO14  GoldCage Accident Teller
29-Aug-1895Sleepy Hollow Sleepy Hollow, CO14  GoldFlood San Juan
19-Feb-1906Maitland Walsenburg, CO14  Coal Explosion Huerfano
7-Aug-1902Bowen Bowen, CO13  Coal Explosion Las Animas
31-Mar-1919Empire Aguilar, CO13  Coal Explosion Las Animas
18-Jun-1912Hastings 1912Hastings, CO12  Coal Explosion Las Animas
3-Sep-1897Sunshine Sunshine, CO12  Coal Explosion Boulder
9-Sep-1889White Ash Greeley, CO11  Coal Inundation Weld
13-Nov-1885Bull DomingoSilver Cliff, CO10  Gold/SilverExplosion Custer
5-May-1923Southwestern Aguilar, CO10  Coal Explosion Las Animas
11-Dec-1910LeydenLeyden, CO10  Coal Fire Jefferson and Adams
28-Dec-1965Dutch Creek No. 1 1965 Redstone, CO9  Coal Explosion Pitkin
6-Jul-1909Toller Tollerville, CO9  Coal Explosion Las Animas
4-Jan-1896Anna Lee Victor, CO8  GoldCave-in Teller
9-Jan-1942Pride of the West Silverton, CO8  Gold/SilverAsphyxiation San Juan
20-Jan-1936Monarch No. 2 Broomfield, CO8  Coal Explosion Broomfield
27-May-1927Delagua No. 3 Delagua, CO7  Coal Explosion Las Animas
4-Jun-1908Gold King Gladstone, CO6  GoldFire San Juan
7-Jun-1930Climax Lake County, CO6  Lead/MolybdenumCave-inLake
16-Sep-1901Spring Gulch Spring Gulch, CO6  Coal Explosion Pitkin
26-Sep-1895Belgian Leadville, CO6  GoldExplosion Lake
7-Oct-1923Midwest Palisades, CO6  Coal Explosion Mesa
13-Dec-1921Satanic Morrison, CO6  Coal Fire Jefferson
19-May-1907Engleville Engleville, CO5  Coal Fire Las Animas
12-Feb-1921Moffatt Oak Creek, COCoal Explosion Routt

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Museums/Memorials in Colorado

There is one premier mining museum in the US located in Colorado, The National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum

The museum's website is Mining Hall of Fame

For more interesting info on the museum: National Mining Museum

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