Download Coal Mine Disasters of North Carolina by John Hairr PDF

By John Hairr

in past times centuries, the valuable area of the Tar Heel nation used to be populated with a number of energetic coal mines, lots of which handled catastrophes akin to cave-ins or fuel explosions. Over fifty-three miners misplaced their lives in an explosion on the Carolina Mine at Coal Glen in 1925, the biggest commercial catastrophe in kingdom heritage. The Egypt Coal Mine was once a key source for accomplice forces in the course of the Civil battle regardless of a chain of explosions that claimed ratings of lives. The final efforts through the Raleigh Mining corporation to proceed coal mining within the nation within the Fifties have been marred through injuries and signaled an eventual finish to the undefined. writer John Hairr chronicles the historical past and tragedy of coal mining in North Carolina�s Deep River region.

Show description

Read Online or Download Coal Mine Disasters of North Carolina PDF

Similar disaster relief books

Safer Homes, Stronger Communities

Most sensible practices in post-disaster housing and neighborhood reconstruction are always evolving. The frequency and severity of failures are expanding and expertise is altering how reconstruction is completed. Reconstruction tasks needs to more and more specialise in the necessity to lessen destiny dangers via making sure that what's rebuilt is more secure and extra disaster-resilient than what used to be there ahead of.

Dangerous Sanctuaries: Refugee Camps, Civil War, and the Dilemmas of Humanitarian Aid (Cornell Studies in Security Affairs)

Because the early Nineties, refugee crises within the Balkans, principal Africa, the center East, and West Africa have ended in the overseas unfold of civil conflict. In critical Africa on my own, greater than 3 million humans have died in wars fueled, a minimum of partly, via across the world supported refugee populations.

Shipwrecks of Stellwagen Bank: Disaster in New England's National Marine Sanctuary

Underneath the churning floor of Stellwagen financial institution nationwide Marine Sanctuary leisure the bones of shipwrecks and sailors alike. Massachusetts� ports hooked up its voters to the area, and the variety of service provider and fishing vessels grew along the nation�s improvement. enormous quantities of ships sank at the alternate routes and fishing grounds among Cape Cod and Cape Ann.

Disaster Management in Archives, Libraries and Museums

This crucial ebook assesses the present kingdom of catastrophe administration in data, libraries and museums within the united kingdom and world wide, and offers concepts for addressing present and destiny threats. Following an introductory define of the subject and terminology, the authors offer a brief background of the improvement of catastrophe administration within the cultural background quarter.

Extra info for Coal Mine Disasters of North Carolina

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.55 of 5 – based on 28 votes