Psalms 9:20 KJV
"Put them in fear, O Lord:
that the nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah. "
"Blessed are the undefiled in the way,
who walk in the law of the Lord.
Blessed are they that keep his testimonies,
and that seek him with the whole heart." Psalms 119:1-2 KJV
Coke Ovens at #3, Gary, WV, 1905 The coke ovens at #3, Gary, WV, 1905.
Northfork, WV The town of Clark, West Virginia, now known as Northfork, West Virginia.
BISHOP, WEST VIRGINIA DISASTER ~ OCT. 27, 1958Bishop is located in McDowell County and borders Tazewell County, Virginia. On February 4, 1957, at about 1:55 a.m., there was a gas explosion in the Bishop #34, West Virginia mine, owned by the Pocahontas Fuel Company. On October 27, 1958 this same mine suffered another gas explosion.February 4, 1957Ralph Altizer Harvey Bailey Walter Carter Wallace Chafin Kern Coleman Frank Collins Stacy Couch Lowell Crockett Kenneth Dillon Robert Dudley Paul Farrington Sam Garsant Clarence Gravely Kelly Hicks Dallas Johnson Gordon Keene Jack Kern Rovie Levito Clarence McGraw Sylvie Myers Earl Nunley Raymond Owensby James Lewis Parnell Blaine Rowe Manuel Sancion Fred Sefabaugh Edward Shell Luther Short Jesse Ray Smith, Jr. James Thompson Jesse Vance Joseph Varge Hansel Viers Edward Watkins
OCTOBER 27, 1958 VICTIMSCalvin Blankenship Arthur Hill Jack Garland James Neely Ulysses D. Spradlin Holliday Sutherland Tony Vilacha Albert Wilfong Neel Rutherford Alex Addington Fred Earl Bandy Bandy Beavers Harold Dangerfield Louis A. Ferguson John Gates Sam Gillespie William D. Johnson M. D. McKinney Kenneth G. Sexton Norris Stiltner Colosso Willson Robert Winningham