A sepia toned book on a plain white background. There are two miners on the front and the words: Images of America, 1968 Farmington Mine Disaster
1968 Farmington Mining Disaster Book
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1968 Farmington Mining Disaster Book

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One of the first mines to commercially produce coal was in Fairmont, West Virginia, and began the Consolidated Coal Corporation. On November 20, 1968, the Farmington No. 9 mine explosion changed the course of safety for future mining and the lives of 78 families whose sons, husbands, fathers, and loved ones never came back from the cateye shift the next day.