WVRHC's growing online collection of 50,000+ historic images pertaining to West Virginia and the central Appalachian region, digitized from the Center's extensive physical collection
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December 6 is officially designated as Miner's Day in the state of West Virginia. Take a look at these historic photos for a glimpse of the hard work, risk, and dedication from coal miners and their families throughout our state's history. West Virginia wouldn't be the same without them ...
Join us tomorrow for a hemp workshop. Coal River Hemp is hosting a workshop at noon, March 31, at the Judy Bonds Center for Appalachian Preservation, 7503 Coal River Road, Naoma, WV. Food and drinks
Ghost Towns of the New River Gorge: Explore the abandoned coal mining towns of West Virginia's New River Gorge
History of the city of Mount Hope, WV, a town built by the advent of coal mines and railroads during the late-1800's
Directed by John Sayles. With Chris Cooper, James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnell, Will Oldham. A labor union organizer comes to an embattled mining community brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.
Leer Mining Complex: Leer Mining Complex (ACI Tygart Valley, LLC) 1200 Tygart Drive Grafton, WV 26354 Phone: (304) 265-9700: Region: Northern Appalachia
West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training A Brief History of Coal and Health and Safety Enforcement in West Virginia
More information on the coal mines of West Virginia is one of the most frequent requests made. If you have information you would like to share with others, please send it to Gracie Stover.
The Monongah mining disaster of Monongah, West Virginia, occurred on December 6, 1907, and has been described as "the worst mining disaster in American History".The explosion occurred in Fairmont Coal Company's No. 6 and No. 8 mines.
Mar 28, 2018 · ickins Mining is a midsized coal mining company with 20 mines located in Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky. The company operates deep mines as well as strip ...
A community in Wise County, Virginia sits at the base of a mountaintop removal coal mine. Photo by Jamie Goodman
The State of West Virginia distributes the official state map free of charge. To receive the "2000 Official State Highway Map", email your name and mailing address to:
Find current and historical Preliminary Accident Reports, Fatality Alerts, and Fatal Accident Reports for coal and metal/nonmetal mines. Access quarterly and annual summaries of mining fatalities along with associated best practices and preventative recommendations.
Introduction This presentation explores the recent history and current trend of underground coal mining methods and production, planning and timing,
iLoveMountains.org is the product of 14 local, state, and regional organizations across Appalachia that are working together to end mountaintop removal coal mining and create a prosperous future for the region.
West Virginia mining officials say that a 28-year-old equipment operator for a coal mining company has died. The Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training says the incident occurred about 3 p.m. Tuesday on property owned by Blackhawk Mining in Boone County.
Pictures and Photos of West Virginia Coal Mining Tipples: From the late-1800's through the first-half of the Twentieth-Century coal mines blanketed the hillsides and hollows of the West Virginia Coal Fields The coal from the mines of West Virginia was of a grade that made excellent "coking" coal.
West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training. WV Mining History and General Interest
A mining accident is an accident that occurs during the process of mining minerals.Thousands of miners die from mining accidents each year, especially from underground coal mining, although hard rock mining is not immune from accidents.
Wood County History Photography & Scenery . This Site Is For The History Of Wood County, Parkersburg, & Early West Virginia . This Website Wood County History Photography & Scenery wchps.net is owned by Mackey's Antique Clock Repair and has no Connection at all with Wood County Historical And Preservation Society or Wood County or the City of ...