Carswell Mining Complex
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 37° 25.808 W 081° 30.518
17S E 454999 N 4142711
Quick Description: Mining at Carswell started in 1914 and killed many men.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 11/27/2018 1:06:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMZKZX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
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Long Description:
Carswell Mining Complex

Mining at Carswell a mile north of Kimball, started in May 1914 and continued until the complex closed in 1965. The mines had a history of fatal accidents that resulted in the deaths of 65 men. Explosions at the Vivian (1916), Kimball (1919) & Carswell (1941) mines claimed 23 lives. The mine complex was later abandoned, but the site has been reclaimed.
Marker Number: None on sign

Marker Title: Carswell Mining Complex

Marker Location: Rt 52

County or Independent City: Kimball, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives and History, 2012

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