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West Virginia"
Disasters


September 30, 1870: Harpers Ferry flood

October 6, 1982: Buffalo Creek flood settlement

October 23, 1890: "Wreck on the C&O"

November 4, 1985: Floods devastate West Virginia

November 7, 1980: Ferrell coal mine disaster

November 14, 1970: Marshall University football team killed in plane crash

November 20, 1968: Farmington coal mine disaster

December 5, 1885: 1st lawsuit concerning a coal mine disaster

December 15, 1967: Silver Bridge collapses at Point Pleasant

February 12, 1884: Floods devastate Huntington

February 26, 1972: Buffalo Creek flood

March 6, 1900: Red Ash coal mine disaster

April 7, 1977: Floods devastate southern WV

April 8, 1951: National Guard plane crash at Charleston

April 17, 1924: Town of Franklin burns

April 27, 1978: Willow Island disaster

April 28, 1914/1924: Eccles/Benwood coal mine disasters

May 7, 1968: Rescue efforts at Hominy Falls mine disaster

May 20, 1931: News of Hawks Nest Tunnel disaster first published


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