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Virginia City, better known as Dry Gulch Junction, was a wild west attraction in Wytheville, Virginia. Dry Gulch was situated on the edge of
This notable structure was once the hub of technology and architecture. The gorgeous detail to the exterior made it one of the most amazing
Commonly used terms from the Appalachian Coal Mines and what they meant. Afterdamp- Toxic fumes that occur after an explosion within a mine.
Cherry, Illinois 259 Dead from Fire November 13, 1909 The Cherry Coal Mine Disaster is also known as the "Great Cherry Coal Mine Disaster."
A long and successful courtship was sealed by matrimony in October 1909. George F.
Charles Mead (?-1909) Mead was a mountain desperado who robbed and murdered J.
Centralia, Pennsylvania is the favorite mining town here at the House. Not only does it have a constant fire burning beneath its surface, it
Centralia, Illinois 111 Dead from Explosion March 25, 1947 On this day in 1947, Centralia was witness to a terrible mining disaster. A blown