Illinois Genealogy Trails

Coal Mine Disasters 1905-1951
Franklin County, Illinois




04-03-1905 -- Joe Leiter's Mine; Zeigler, IL 51 Killed in Explosion

01-10-1909 -- Zeigler Zeigler, IL 26 Killed in Explosion

10-27-1914 -- North or No 1 Royalton, IL 52 Killed in Explosion

07-27-1915 -- United Coal No 1 Christopher, IL 9 Killed in Explosion

11-29-1917 -- Old Ben No 11 Christopheer, IL 18 Killed in Explosion

09-28-1918 -- North Roylton, IL 21 Killed in Explosion

01-29-1926 -- New Orient No 2 West Frankfort, IL 5 Killed in Explosion

01-09-1928 -- No 18 West Frankfort IL 21 Killed in Explosion

12-01-1929 -- Old Ben No 8 West Frankfort IL 7 Killed in Explosion

07-24-1947 -- Old Ben No 8 W Frankfort IL 27 Killed in Explosion

12-21-1951 -- Orient No 2 West Frankfort IL 119 Killed in Explosion




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