Mine Explosion Memorial

July 27, 2012 - 9:36 PM
Family and friends view the 48-foot-long granite Upper Big Branch Miners monument, Friday, July 27, 2012 in Whitesville, W.Va, On the heels of a West Virginia coal mining death, families of the 29 men killed in the Upper Big Branch mine dedicated a memorial Friday to their fallen relatives and those injured in the April 2010 explosion. (AP Photo/The Register-Herald, Rick Barbero)