Lorentz Mine Disaster 1907

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Date: 26 Jan 1907 [unknown]
Location: Penco, Upshur County, West Virginiamap
Surnames/tags: Mining_Disasters West Virginia Disasters
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  • Some websites and articles give location as "Penco, West Virginia" which is a former coal town of Upshur County. (part of the Elkins Coalfield).[1]


  1. Coal Camp USA



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