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Author Stewart, Bonnie E. (Bonnie Elaine), 1952-

Title No. 9 : the 1968 Farmington Mine Disaster / Bonnie E. Stewart
Edition First edition
Published Morgantown, W. Va. : West Virginia University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (289 pages :) : illustrations, maps
Contents ""Front Cover""; ""Cover Flaps""; ""Dedication""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""Good Night, Dad""; ""Dangerous History""; ""Barometric Pressure""; ""A Gassy, Dusty Mine""; ""No.9�s Record""; ""Federal Law""; ""Shooting Stumps""; ""How Such Things Happen""; ""The Explosion""; ""Coal First, Safety Second""; ""Recovery Begins""; ""Afraid to Complain""; ""Rules of Survival""; ""More Ways to Die""; ""A 1965 Explosion""; ""A Beautiful Mine""; ""New Owners""; ""Methane Madness""; ""A Gassy Mine""; ""New Monitors""; ""Fan Failures""; ""Overload Protection""; ""Gas on the Gobs""
""7South at the Mahan Run Shaft""""On the Surface""; ""7South at the Mahan Run Shaft""; ""The Disaster Hits Home""; ""Bad News Morning""; ""Wives at Work""; ""Rookie Reporter""; ""Missing Fathers""; ""No Good Answers""; ""The Wait""; ""More Explosions""; ""A Paralyzed Community""; ""Day 2: Thursday, November 21""; ""Day 3: Friday, November 22""; ""Day 4: Saturday, November 23""; ""Day 5: Sunday, November 24""; ""Day 6: Monday, November 25""; ""Day 7: Tuesday, November 26""; ""Day 8: Wednesday, November 27""; ""Day 9: Thursday, November 28""; ""Day 10: Friday, November 29""
""Crosscuts and Stoppings""""Brothers Walk Out""; ""Dry and Dusty""; ""Warning Signs""; ""Saturday, November 16""; ""Sunday, November 17""; ""Monday, November 18""; ""Tuesday, November 19""; ""Day Shift""; ""Afternoon Shift""; ""The Last Shift""; ""9North""; ""Slope Bottom""; ""Outside the Slope""; ""Mods Run""; ""Railway""; ""Mods Run""; ""East Side""; ""Llewellyn Run Portal""; ""Llewellyn Parking Lot""; ""7South""; ""Power Pull""; ""Mods Run""; ""7South""; ""A-Face""; ""Slope Bottom""; ""Police Escort""; ""7South at the Mahan Run Shaft""; ""Underground Motor Barn""; ""A-Face""
""Day 11: Saturday, November 30""""Bungled Investigation""; ""Stay Home""; ""Intimidation Factor""; ""Two Men, 22 Square Miles""; ""Blocked Bleeders""; ""Failure to Report""; ""Widows and Wildcat Strikes""; ""Wildcats""; ""Boyle Goes Ballistic""; ""Body Production""; ""Methane Check""; ""August Meeting""; ""The Unsealing""; ""The Search Continued""; ""In Search of Justice""; ""Local Action""; ""Three More Men""; ""Hidden Evidence""; ""The Memo""; ""The Fan Charts""; ""People on the Scene""; ""6 a.m.""; ""7 a.m.""; ""7:30 a.m.""; ""8 a.m.""; ""8:15 a.m.""; ""9:05 a.m.""; ""Other Clues""
""No.1 Fan""""Athas Run Fan""; ""Mods Run Fan""; ""Ungodly Work""; ""More Men Out""; ""Request to Mine Coal""; ""Shilling for the Coal Company""; ""Westfield Gets the Boot""; ""Back to Washington""; ""More Bodies""; ""Inundated by Death""; ""Another Consol Disaster""; ""The Men in 5Right-8North""; ""Who Can Stop Us?""; ""UMW Elections""; ""Another Disaster""; ""Eleven More Bodies""; ""A New Agreement""; ""Take the Money""; ""Business Is Business""; ""High Alert""; ""Too Many Problems""; ""Thinking It Over""; ""6Right-7South""; ""Feds Get the Picture""; ""Last Man Out""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Coal mine accidents -- West Virginia -- Farmington.
Mine explosions -- West Virginia -- Farmington.
Mine fires -- West Virginia -- Farmington.
Farmington (W. Va.)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1933202777 (paperback; alk. paper)
1933202785 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1935978225 (electronic bk.)
9781933202778 (paperback; alk. paper)
9781933202785 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781935978220 (electronic bk.)