Buffalo Creek

Album: American Minor (2005)
  • The song's title refers to the bursting of the Buffalo Creek Dam in Logan County, West Virginia which released 132 million gallons of black waste water on February 26, 1972. The waste water was a product of the Pittston Coal Company, who also owned the dam. 125 people were killed, 1,121 injured and over 4,000 left homeless. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Andrew - Huntington, WV

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