On This Day
in West Virginia History...

Headline of Fayette Journal Announcing Carlisle

Twenty-two coal miners were killed in an explosion at a New River Company mine at Carlisle, Fayette County, on February 6, 1915.

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"Death Claims Twenty at Carlisle"
Carlisle Explosion
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On This Day in West Virginia History: February

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