On October 28, 1958, an explosion at the Oglebay Norton's Burton coal mine in Nicholas County resulted in the deaths of fourteen miners.
"13 Perish As Explosion Rips Nicholas Coal Mine"
Testimony Regarding Burton Mine Explosion
"Dear Subscribers" (Oglebay-Norton Mine Explosion)
Map of the Oglebay-Norton Mine Explosion
On This Day in West Virginia History: October