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Stories-A History of Appalachia

Sep 18, 2021

In 1959 a mining operation ignored mine regulations leading not only to a mine roof collapse but flooding so bad that miners were killed and the entire economy in the area was pretty much destroyed.

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Mar 19, 2021

November 14, 1970, is a date burned into the memories of the residents of Huntington, West Virginia.  That's the day Marshall University lost its football team in a terrible plane crash, and that's the story we tell today.

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Jan 16, 2021

Early on Christmas Eve, 1911, a 24 car coal train wrecked inside the Natural Tunnel in Scott County, Virginia.

Today we tell that story.

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Nov 7, 2020

Saturday, September 24, 1904, started just like any other day for the passengers getting ready to board the Southern Railway Number 15 train at the Bristol Train Station.  It would end in a horrible, horrible way in New Market, Tennessee.

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Feb 1, 2020

Today we tell the story of a bizarre tragedy that took place aboard a Piedmont Airlines DC-3 in the skies over western North Carolina in 1956.

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