Layland Mine Disaster

Layland Mine Disaster (HM2LFZ)

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N 37° 54.533', W 80° 57.459'

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Site of largest mine disaster in Fayette County history. On 2 March 1915, coal dust in Layland #3 ignited, killing 112 men; 42 of 53 survivors were rescued 6 March, one mile inside 10th left section behind barricade they built.
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HM NumberHM2LFZ
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Year Placed2016
Placed ByThe Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and the West Virginia Division of Archives and History
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Date Added Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 503722 N 4195706
Decimal Degrees37.90888333, -80.95765000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 54.533', W 80° 57.459'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 54' 31.98" N, 80° 57' 27.54" W
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