1880 - 1885: The Union Pacific's No. 5 Mine at Carbon, Wyoming
Notes by Bob Leathers
The Union Pacific's No. 5 Mine at Carbon was situated five miles north of the town of Carbon. The mine was opened in 1880 and abandoned in 1885. It turned out to be poor quality coal.bThe Carbon Mines in total experienced 41 documented deaths. It is not known in which mine 14 of the 41 were killed, but at least 3 of the 41 occurred in the No. 5 Mine.
- View the names: 3 men killed in the Carbon No. 5 Mine
- View the names: 14 men killed in unknown Carbon Mine
- View the names: 41 men killed in all the Carbon Mines