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Harpers Ferry Flood (September 30, 1870) (Time Trail)
Floods Devastate Huntington (February 28, 1884) (Time Trail)
First Lawsuit Over a Coal Mine Disaster (December 5, 1885) (Time Trail)
Wreck on the C & O (October 23, 1890) (Time Trail)
Red Ash Coal Mine Disaster (March 6, 1900) (Time Trail)
List of Men Killed in Red Ash Coal Mine Disaster (March 6, 1900)
Elk River Bridge Collapse (December 15, 1904)
Century Mine Disaster (March 22, 1906)
Oceana Fire (November 20, 1907)
Monongah Mine Disaster (December 6, 1907)
Mount Hope Fire (March 24, 1910)
Eccles/Benwood Coal Mine Disasters (April 28, 1914/April 28, 1924) (Time Trail)
Layland Mine Disaster (March 2, 1915)
Rock Springs Park Fire (June 5, 1915)
Town of Franklin Burns (April 17, 1924) (Time Trail)
Benwood Mine Disaster (April 28, 1924)
Barrackville Mine Disaster (March 17, 1925)
Whitesville Bridge Collapse (July 24, 1926)
Ingleside Train Collision (May 24, 1927)
French Creek Bridge Collapse (September 26, 1928)
Hawks Nest Tunnel
McDunn Train Explosion (December 27, 1934)
McDowell County Plane Crash (July 1, 1942)
Pursglove No. 2 Mine Disaster (July 9, 1942)
Pursglove No. 15 Mine Disaster (January 8, 1943)
Shinnston Tornado (June 23, 1944)
Floods of 1950 (June 24-25, 1950)
Kermit Mine Disaster (Burning Springs Collieries Company) (January 18, 1951)
National Guard Plane Crash (April 8, 1951)
Bishop Mine Disaster (February 4, 1957)
Oglebay-Norton Mine Disaster (October 28, 1958)
Siltix Mine Disaster (July 23, 1966)
Silver Bridge Disaster (December 15, 1967)
Hominy Falls Mine Disaster (May 6, 1968)
Farmington Mine Disaster (November 20, 1968)
Marshall University Plane Crash (November 14, 1970)
Buffalo Creek Disaster (February 26, 1972)
Floods Devastate Southern West Virginia (1977) (Time Trail)
Willow Island Disaster (April 27, 1978)
Snowstorm Cripples West Virginia (January 20, 1978) (Time Trail)
Ferrell Coal Mine Disaster (November 7, 1980) (Time Trail)
Floods of 1985
Drought of 1999


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