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Coal Mine Disasters Since 1900



Source: The World Almanac, 1996

1907, Jan. 29 - Stuart, WV  --- 84 deaths

1907, Dec. 8 - Monongah, WV -- 361 deaths

1909, Jan. 12 - Switchback, WV -- 67 deaths

1914, Apr. 28 -  Eccles, WV -- 181 deaths

1915, Mar. 2 - Layland, WV -- 112 deaths

1924, Apr. 28 - Benwood, WV -- 119 deaths

1927, Apr. 30 - Everettville, WV -- 97 deaths

1940, Jan. 10 - Bartley, WV -- 91 deaths

1968, Nov. 20 - Farmington, WV -- 78 deaths

1980, Nov. 7 - Clothier, WV -- 5 deaths

1986, Feb. 6 - Fairmont, WV -- 5 deaths

Submitted by: Valerie Forren Crook   


 

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