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Logan Coalfield

The Logan Coalfield is a coalfield located in Logan County and Wyoming County of southern West ia, in the Appalachia region of the eastern United Stat It is part of the National Coal Heritage AreaCoal is still mined from the Logan Coalfield, but it is no longer one of the top producing coalfields in West ia...

Tommy Knockers Mine Ghosts

23-10-2020 0183 32 Mr Conley wrote that, It is claimed that in the early days of mining in West ia the room where the accident occurred was closed until new miners came to the works who had not heard about the accident Many Miners Are Superstitious by Phil Conley, president, Education Foundation, The Post and Register, Beckley, WVa, Sunday, Aug 25, ,...

13 coal miners are trapped in Sago Mine disaster 12 die ,

06-09-2019 0183 32 An explosion rocks the Sago Mine in Sago, West ia on January 2, 2006 13 coal miners were trapped, and all but one eventually died The tragedy, exacerbated by false reports that 12 of the ....

WVGES Interactive Mapping

01-12-2021 0183 32 Interactive Mapping at the West ia Geological and Economic Survey offers West ia has GIS features for coal, oil and gas, and topographic map viewing and purchasing WVGES also hosts internet mapping service IMS sites for special Department of Energy DOE programs like Appalachian Tight Gas, Trenton-Black River and PTTC...

West ia Mine Accident Index updated 17 Apr 2014 ,

84 Layland Mine Explosion, Fayette County WV, March 2 1915 West ia Coal Mines, WV GenWeb Special Project website 85 Stinson, Helen S 1985 Index of Fatalities in West ia Coal Mines 1883-1926, 167 p 86 Moundsville Mine Disaster, West ia Coal Mines, WV GenWeb Special Project website...

The Price of Life

21-04-2016 0183 32 The coal companies viciously fought any attempts at worker self-organization In West ia, coal operators hired spies, gun thugs, scabs, and deputy sheriffs to crush the organizing efforts of mine workers, who wanted safer working conditions, living wages, civil liberties, freedom from company stores, and an end to rampant wage theft...

Interactive map of coal mines in West ia American ,

The West ia Geological and Economic Survey provides an interactive map of underground and surface coal mining activity in West ia The map shows areas of active and historical coal mining in both underground and surface mines, with separate colors for auger and highwall mining Users can zoom in on mining areas and retrieve information for individual mines....

Interactive map of abandoned mines in ia American ,

The ia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy s interactive map shows the locations of abandoned coal mines throughout the state of ia The map allows users to explore a range of mine featur These features are important because abandoned mines have many land-related problems such as landslides, stream sedimentation, hazardous structures, dangerous ,...

The West ia mine disaster and the collapse of the ,

09-04-2010 0183 32 The deaths of at least 25 West ia miners in the worst mining disaster in more , AT Massey Coal spearheaded by , The only way to end the scourges of mine explosions, cave-ins and black ....

DANGERS OF COAL MINING

Thousands of people have died in coal mining accidents Accidents can happen for many different reasons like cave ins and gas explosions There have been many accidents in coal mines like on May 13, 2014 This accident in Turkey was caused by a gas explosion 302 people were killed during this accident Another recent accident was in West ia...

West ia coal mine explosion

06-04-2010 0183 32 AP Photo/Jeff Gentner Cindy Davis, the mother of deceased coal miner Cory Davis, is greeted by members of the community Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at a candlelight vigil in Cabin Creek, WVa Davis ....

Coal miners union urges Manchin to reconsider opposition ,

20-12-2021 0183 32 The United Mine Workers of America UMWA , which represents West ia coal miners, urged Sen Joe Manchin D-WVa on Monday to revisit his opposition to President Biden s Build Back Better plan...

They poisoned the river for a clean coal lie ,

13-01-2014 0183 32 THE SPILL in the Elk River is the latest chapter in a long story of ecological and class warfare in West ia--where the coal industry and other ....

Sago Mine disaster

Amonate, VA Coal Mine Gas Explosion, Dec 1957 Amonate, VA Gas Explosion In Coal Mine, Dec 1957 , Mining Disasters, Accidents, Cave Ins and Explosions Alabama 21 Alaska 7 Arizona 12 Arkansas 7 California 14 Colorado 69 Georgia 3 ....

Bergoo, WV Coal Mine Cave

Bergoo, WVa AP -- The wife and five children of a trapped coal miner maintained a vigil here today as weary workers deep underground chipped away at an enormous block of slate that instantly killed two other miners in a cave-in...

Sago Mine disaster

The Sago Mine disaster was a coal mine explosion on January 2, 2006, at the Sago Mine in Sago, West ia, United States, near the Upshur County seat of BuckhannonThe blast and collapse trapped 13 miners for nearly two days only one survived It was the worst mining disaster in the United States since the Jim Walter Resources Mine disaster in Alabama on ,...

Index of Fatalities in West ia Coal Mines 1883

Use the online Index of Fatalities in West ia Coal Mines 1883-1925 to obtain data from the government Reports of Mine Inspectors After 1925 names were not included in the fatality reports Since death registration may not have been ongoing nor deaths reported in all parts of West ia in this time period, these records serve as an alternative source of death ,...