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  • West Virginia History OnView | WVU Libraries

    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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  • SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA COALFIELDS - coalcampusa.com

    dedicated to all the people in the southern west virginia coal industry. winding gulf coalfield raleigh and wyoming counties. new river coalfield fayette and raleigh counties ...

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  • Get A Glimpse Of West Virginia's Mining History In These 12 ...

    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 ...

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  • Coal River Mountain Watch

    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

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  • Ghost Towns of the New River Gorge

    Ghost Towns of the New River Gorge: Explore the abandoned coal mining towns of West Virginia's New River Gorge

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  • Historical Mount Hope - The history of a West Virginia coal ...

    History of the city of Mount Hope, WV, a town built by the advent of coal mines and railroads during the late-1800's

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  • Matewan (1987) - IMDb

    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.

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  • Arch Coal, Inc. | About Us: Our Mines

    Leer Mining Complex: Leer Mining Complex (ACI Tygart Valley, LLC) 1200 Tygart Drive Grafton, WV 26354 Phone: (304) 265-9700: Region: Northern Appalachia

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  • wv coal history - West Virginia Office of Miners

    West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training A Brief History of Coal and Health and Safety Enforcement in West Virginia

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  • West Virginia Coal Mining - WVGenWeb Project

    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.

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  • Monongah mining disaster - Wikipedia

    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.

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  • ickins Mining is a midsized coal mining company with 20 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 ...

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  • Community Impacts of Mountaintop Removal – Appalachian Voices

    A community in Wise County, Virginia sits at the base of a mountaintop removal coal mine. Photo by Jamie Goodman

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  • Personal Web Page - Williamson

    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:

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  • Preliminary Accident Reports, Fatality Alerts, and Fatal ...

    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.

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  • UNDERGROUND COAL MINING: FACTORS, COST, AND TIME CONSIDERATIONS

    Introduction This presentation explores the recent history and current trend of underground coal mining methods and production, planning and timing,

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  • iLoveMountains.org -- End Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

    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.

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  • Coal Miner Killed in Fayette County, Bringing Total Number of ...

    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.

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  • Coal Mining Tipples - West Virginia

    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.

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  • West Virginia Mining History Opening page

    West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training. WV Mining History and General Interest

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  • Mining accident - Wikipedia

    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.

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  • Wood County History Photography & Scenery - Mackey's Antique ...

    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 ...

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