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Farmington Mine disaster

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WestVirginia@150 - The Farmington Mine Disaster 1968

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1968 Farmington Mine Disaster (West Virginia State Archives)

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Farmington Coal Mine Explosion West Virginia November 1968 MSHA

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Farmington mine disaster remembered 50 years later

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Investigators release some findings in Farmington explosion

The Farmington Mine disaster was an explosion that happened at approximately 5:30 a.m. on November 20, 1968, at the Consol No. 9 coal mine north of Farmington and Mannington, West Virginia, United States.
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  • Consol No 9 

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