On 2 Mar 1915, a blast swept through Layland No. 3 mine, killing 112 men. The explosion blew out the drift mouth and struck dead
Sometimes I come across an individual while doing research because that person is indirectly tied to what I am reading about. On occasion, I will
The Hawk’s Nest Tunnel was a tragedy beyond comparison. In this blog, I put together information, photos and forty different newspaper clippings from the archives.
Shirley Donnelly, local Fayette County (WV) historian wrote articles on a virtual cornucopia of topics. In this column he discusses a letter he received from