Red Ash, Rush Run Explosions Per e-WV: West Virginia’s first major mine explosion of the 20th century occurred March 6, 1900, at Red Ash Mine
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.
Fayette JournalFebruary 11, 1915 Death Claims Twenty at Carlisle In Gas Explosion at New River Company’s Mine Saturday Morning One Hundred And Fifty-Three Come Out
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