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Coal Mines: Accidents, Explosions, & Disasters

September 23, 1922
Location: Glen Rogers
Type: Accident
Killed: 5
Mine Owner: Raleigh-Wyoming Coal Company 

November 6, 1923 
Location: Glen Rogers
Type: Explosion
Killed: 27
Mine Owner: Raleigh-Wyoming Coal Company 

January 6, 1931
Location: Glen Rogers
Type: Explosion
Killed: 8
Mine Owner: Old Ben Coal Corporation 

December 9, 1957
Location: Glen Rogers-Raleigh Wyoming Mine
Type: Mountain Bump 
Killed: 5
Mine Owner: Raleigh-Wyoming Coal Company 

December 16, 1972
Location: Itmann on Cabin Creek
Type :Explosion
Killed: 5 
Mine Owner: Consolidation Coal Company 

SOURCE: WV Timeline Database - WV Memory Project - WV Archives & History - WV Division of Culture and History

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