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Mine Disasters in the United States


Koppers Coal Division
Eastern Gas and Fuel Associates
Federal No. 1 Mine Roof Fall

Grant Town, Grant County, West Virginia
December 2, 1943
No. Killed 4



USBM Accident Report  PDF Format

Three men were killed and one was injured while pulling timbers to make a pillar fall in this mine. While officials were attempting to recover the bodies from the first fall, a second roof fall occurred in another section of the mine, killing one man and injuring another.



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