1880 - 1890: The Union Pacific's No. 6 Mine at Carbon, Wyoming
Notes by Bob Leathers
The Union Pacific's No. 6 mine at Carbon was opened for production in 1880 and abandoned at the end of 1890 because all the mineable coal had been removed. Over time, the Carbon mines experienced 41 documented deaths. It is not known in which Carbon mine 14 of the miners died, but 3 of the 41 died in the No. 6 mine.
Union Pacific's Carbon No. 6 Mine Fatalities
View information and the names of the 3 men killed in the Carbon No. 6 mine.
View information and the names of the 14 men killed in unknown Carbon mines.
View information and the names of the 41 men killed in all the Carbon mines.