On July 23, 1966, an explosion at the New River Company's Siltix mine near Mount Hope killed seven coal miners.
Siltix Mine Disaster: Official Statement (Ms2003-180)
Siltix Mine Disaster: Story Of Explosion And Recovery Operations (Ms2003-180)
Telegram Regarding the Siltix Mine Disaster (Ms2003- 180)
"Silence, Terror Grip 2,000 At Scene Of Death Mine"
"7 Die In Siltix Mine Explosion"
On This Day in West Virginia History: July