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1925

Everett Ferguson acquired Browns Island in its entirety

Other events that happened on or around 1925

1946

Everett Ferguson sold Browns Island to Weirton Ice and Coal Supply Company

Other events that happened on or around 1946

1957

Weirton Steel purchased Browns Island for $40,000

Other events that happened on or around 1957

Dec 15, 1972

Men preparing coke ovens noted a gas leak which led to explosion killing 19 and injuring 10 at Browns Island

1973

Start of coking operations on Browns Island began again after explosion

Other events that happened on or around 1973


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