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Maple Meadow Mining Company
operated by Cannelton Coal Company
Maple Meadow Mine Hoisting Accident

Fairdale, West Virginia
October 2, 1974
No. Killed - 3



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A utilityman and two raw coal operators were killed when a hoist broke causing a 13,000 pound pipe to fall.



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