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United States Steel Corporation
U. S. Steel No. 6 Mine Roof Fall

Gary, McDowell County, West Virginia
February 16, 1951
No. Killed 4

The Birmingham News Article  (2.1 Mb)  PDF Format

The victims died in an underground fall of roof/face and mountain bump accident at 12:18 p.m.

The deceased:
  • Matthew Houck, 53
  • Mood Church, 41
  • Joe Bonner, 23
  • Andy Kish, 30




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