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Mine Disasters in
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Central Pocahontas Coal Company
Shannon Branch No. 3 Mine Explosion

Capels, West Virginia
Friday, May 13, 1927
No. Killed - 8
* This was 1 of 4 disasters which occurred on Friday the 13th.



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