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Oklahoma Mining Disasters

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Worst Mining Disasters in Oklahoma

All these disasters were caused by explosions in coal mines.

Oklahoma Mining Disasters
DateMine NameLocationDisaster CauseNo. Killed
4-Jan-1897Alderson No. 1 Alderson, OKExplosion5  
30-Jun-1919Alderson No. 5 Alderson, OKExplosion15  
12-Apr-1903Central Slope No. 77 Carbon, OKExplosion6  
13-Mar-1893Choctaw Alderson, OKExplosion9  
27-Sep-1929Covington No. 7 Tahona, OKExplosion8  
17-Jan-1945Craig No. 2 Pittsburg, OKExplosion9  
21-Aug-1920Degnan-McConnel Mining Co. No. 19 Degnan, OKExplosion10  
13-Jan-1926Eastern Coal and Mining Co. No. 21 Wilburton, OKExplosion91  
31-Mar-1910Great Western No. 2 Wilburton, OKExplosion6  
26-Aug-1908Hailey-Okla No. 1 Haileyville, OKFire29  
29-Nov-1930Lutie No. 5 Lutie, OKExplosion15  
28-Dec-1901McAlester No. 1 Hartshorne, OKHoisting6  
29-Apr-1901McAlester No. 5 Alderson, OKExplosion6  
13-Jan-1902Milby and Dow Dow, OKFire10  
30-Apr-1905Missouri, Kansas and Texas Coal Co. No. 19 Wilburton, OKExplosion13  
4-Apr-1887Old Savanna No. 2 Savanna, OKExplosion19  
17-Dec-1929Old Town McAlester, OKExplosion61  
7-Jan-1892Osage Coal and Coke Co. No. 11 Krebs, OKExplosion100  
24-Jan-1906Poteau No. 6 Witteville, OKExplosion14  
20-Oct-1922Progressive Coal Co. No. 11 McCurtain, OKExplosion8  
21-Oct-1909Rock Island No. 8 Hartshorne, OKExplosion10  
20-Mar-1912San Bois No. 2 McCurtain, OKExplosion73  
3-Sep-1926Tahoma No. 29 Tahoma, OKExplosion16  
4-Sep-1914Union No.  Adamson, OKRoof Fall14  
22-Feb-1912Western No. 5 Lehigh, OKFire9  
27-Oct-1930Wheatley No. 4 McAlester, OKExplosion30  

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