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Farmington Mine Disaster


1901

Deadly explosion in Consolidation Coal Company's No. 9 occurred

Other events that happened on or around 1901

1954

Deadly explosion in Consolidation Coal Company's Farmington Mine

Other events that happened on or around 1954

Nov 20, 1968

Gas and dust explosion occurred in Consolidation Coal Company's No. 9 mine at Farmington killing 78 miners

1968

National attention was brought to the issue of mine safety

Other events that happened on or around 1968

1969

Congress passed the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act

Other events that happened on or around 1969


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