Montcoal, WV Mine Disaster – April 5, 2010

On April 5, 2010 29 coal miners lost their lives at the Upper Big Branch Mine at Montcoal in Raleigh County, West Virginia. Below are two heartbreaking videos about the men that lost their lives in this tragic mine disaster.

Slideshow memorial to 29 miners killed at Montcoal.
httpv://youtu.be/6tl67Dnhl8E

A Tribute To the Miners and Their Families.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thZvytuvozk

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2 Responses to Montcoal, WV Mine Disaster – April 5, 2010

  1. Dolores Davis says:

    What a chilling, sad, true song. Miner’s are my heros. My dad and father-in-law were both miners in Logan County.

  2. Frank Thompson says:

    Both of my grandfathers were coal miners and my father as well who worked for Massey. I remember that we were always worried about him. My heart and prayers go out to the miners that lost their lives and to their grieving families.

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