Ohio Mining Disasters

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Welcome to Ohio Mining

Ohio Mining is the History, Information, and Resource page for the State of Ohio in the United States, in the Northeast United States Mining Disasters Team of the 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.


History of Coal Mining in Ohio

Worst Mining Disasters

Worst Mining Disasters in Ohio
Date Mine Location Deaths Cause
5 Nov 1930 Sunday Creek Millfield, Ohio 82 Explosion
16 Mar 1940 Willow Grove No. 10 St.Clairesville, Ohio 72 Explosion
5 Jul 1944 Powhatan Belmont, Ohio 66 Fire
29 Nov 1940 Nelms Cadiz, Ohio 31 Explosion
29 Oct 1919 Amsterdam No. 2 Amsterdam, Ohio 20 Fire
21 Apr 1910 Amsterdam No. 2 Amsterdam, Ohio 15 Explosion
17 May 1913 Imperial Belle Valley, Ohio 15 Explosion
13 Jul 1872 Atwater Slope Atwater Township, Ohio 10 Fire
3 Nov 1906 San Toy Corning, Ohio 5 Hoisting accident

Museums/Memorials in Ohio



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