On November 20, 1968, ninety-nine men were working at the Consolidation Coal Mine number nine mine shaft at Farmington, West Virginia.
The Darr Mine is third largest of the lethal mine disasters in America and one of the five disasters of December 1907.
December 6, 1907, will forever be associated with Monongah WV and as the date of the “worst mine disaster in America’s history”
The first of five devastating mine explosions would occur in the Naomi Mine. We will only cover Naomi, Monongah, and Darr as they were the catalyst for change.
One of worst mine disasters in American History took place at the Scotia Mine in Letcher County, Kentucky.