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30 12 2017  A Senate report found that around four fifths of West Virginia miners lived in company owned coal camps and more than two thirds of Kentucky miners according to Eller That compares with 9 of

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Historical Markers #1178 and #1978 in Greenup County commemorate the Eastern Kentucky Railway which played an important part in developing the area s coal iron and timber resources The Eastern Kentucky Railway was originally chartered in March 1865 by the Kentucky legislature under the name Argillite Mining and Manufacturing Company quot A new charter was issued in December

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Wolfpit

I grew up in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky in a little town called Wolfpit The picture to the left was taken circa 1920 At this point in its history Wolfpit was a booming coal mining camp owned by Mckinney Steel Company.

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Coal Mining Appalachia Southern U.S.A Culture

Southern Appalachia was dotted with mining camps beginning shortly after the Civil War Nathan Rhodes I am a writer and a former coal miner from south east Kentucky I have seen first hand the bad practices of mining companies and how they destroy the land to get to the coal.

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Black Star Coal Mining Camp

Black Star Coal Mining Camp Alva Kentucky From Wanda Gold Black Star Reunion Coordinator The Date of the Black Star Reunion for 2021 has been changed to Saturday September 25th at 6 00 p.m Wanda will send out a letter in June with additional information Please Read Considerable time and effort went into collecting the pictures and

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Scrip

Scrip Coal Company Tokens There was a time when there were more than 20 000 company stores using scrip in pace of or in addition to cash wages in North America 1 It has been estimated that around 75 of all the scrip that was used was used by coal companies in Eastern Kentucky West Virginia and Virginia.

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Mining Buildings Mining Camps Warehouses

New Temporary Permanent Mining Buildings Sprung structures are ideal for mining camp and mining processing facilities in remote locations under rigid timelines or with limited foundation requirements.Sprung s mining buildings can be set up immediately and are designed to last for the entire life of a mine.

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Interactive atlas of coal mine maps in Kentucky

The Kentucky Mine Mapping Information System is produced by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet to allow users to access maps of coal mines and mined out areas in Kentucky Users can search by company name seam name or state file number SFN For each map overview information is provided where available map year mine status mine owner mine

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Best 30 Coal Mines in Eastern KY with Reviews

Coal Mines in Eastern on YP See reviews photos directions phone numbers and more for the best Coal Miners Shippers in Eastern KY.

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There Wasn t a Mine Runnin a Lump O Coal A Kentucky

Kentucky coal miner Teamus Bartley was interviewed at ninety five years of age and vividly recalled the impact of the flu pandemic on his community With a dearth of healthy laborers the mines shut down for six weeks in 1918 and miners went from digging coal to digging graves.

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Culture

Culture The explosion of the coal mining industry in the early 1900s brought people from all over the world to Eastern Kentucky This cultural melting pot birthed a unique brand of mountain people music food and traditions that continue to live on Central Appalachia is a true American culture savored and nurtured by all that live here.

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Coal Miners In Kentucky

Coal Miners In Kentucky Heaven In Earth Uncategorized IKEA Good Style For All Those Check out traditional western quality recipes like macaroni and dairy products or the eastern kinds like black pepper meat stir fry with Maggi s premix items.

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BLACKSTAR Coal Mines Alva KY

A page about Black Star a coal mining camp located in Alva KY.This page will have photo s of the company store school and coal mining scrip.

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Coal Data

Find coal production data for Kentucky since 1790 which can be searched for by year and/or region or county Data can also be viewed in a graph format or downloaded Search the coal analyses database for coal quality data by county quadrangle or coordinates plus stratigraphic parameters.

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Share Coal Miners and Coal Camps Established in 1937 as part of the New Deal the Farm Security Administration sought to help needy farmers during the Great Depression As part of the agency s efforts FSA photographers traveled the country capturing images that called attention to rural poverty This online exhibit is based on earlier work by Betty Rivard who created an exhibit with

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Mine Safety Certifications and Exams

The Division of Mine Safety is proud to offer mining courses to Kentucky coal miners throughout the state Our four Branch offices provide training and testing led by qualified instructors in Initial Underground and Surface Miner Annual Retraining for Underground and Surface Miner Initial Underground and Surface Foreman.

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Coal Mines in Knox County Kentucky

Coal Mines in Knox County Kentucky Compiled from Dodrill s 10 000 Coal Company Stores each listing contains the following East Jellico Coal Company Artemus Knox 1915 1923 200 Franklin Coal Company Artemus Knox Lynn Camp Coal Company Gray Knox 1908 1908 60 Parker Gray Coal Company Gray Knox

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Kentucky miners are blocking a coal train asking for back

15 01 2020  Miners in eastern Kentucky are blocking a train loaded with coal from moving saying the company they work for hasn t paid them since mid December CNN affiliate WYMT reported.

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Health Impacts of Coal Mining

Health Impacts of Coal Mining In eastern Kentucky our water land and air are contaminated by mountaintop removal Volumes of scientific studies illustrate the harm to human health from exposure to dust and numerous toxins released into the air and water by surface mining the rate of children born with birth defects was 42 higher in areas

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Basic Information about Surface Coal Mining in

21 09 2020  Surface coal mining in the steep terrain of the central Appalachian coalfields includes mountaintop removal contour area highwall and auger mining Operations are concentrated in eastern Kentucky southern West Virginia western Virginia eastern Ohio and scattered areas of eastern Tennessee Surface coal mining

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History

In 1917 the U.S Coal Coke Company a subsidiary of U.S Steel built the community of Lynch Kentucky then the world s largest coal camp The coal camp was built on part of the 19 000 acres the company had purchased in the southeastern tip of Harlan County near the Virginia border The camp s population peaked at about 10 000 persons but

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Mine Accident and Fatality Resources by State

Alabama Mine Fatalities Database The Alabama Coal Mine Fatalities Database consists of 2 188 records compiled by the staff of the Government Documents Department using available annual reports of Alabama mine inspectors from 1898 through 1938 GenDisasters Alabama Mining

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FM Energy s Coal Mine

We ve setup this microsite so that you can find information on FM Energy s Coal Mine in Eastern Kentucky Elkhorn #1 seam has been faced and is ready for extraction Direct access to Kentucky Route 80 Low start up and transportation costs CSX Coal loading Facility at Spurlock KY 8 miles away The mine is not currently operating.

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AppleAtcha growing apples on abandoned mine property in

23 06 2021  A new industry is setting up shop in Eastern Kentucky on abandoned coal mine property in Martin County The business is called AppleAtcha and it plans to

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Barthell Coal Camp Kentucky

November 6 1929 to June 9 2003 Located just 7 miles west of Stearns KY off Highway 742 Barthell Coal Camp offers personal guided tours and cozy Company Houses with modern amenities and old fashioned charm for overnight stays The camp also includes facilities for family reunions meetings and other special occasions.

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Appalachia Family and Gender in the Coal Community Oral

Also discussed are the North East Coal Company the South East Coal Company the Henry Clay Coal Mine the Consolidated Coal Company the Pittsburg Coal Company mine safety the 1922 strike black lung Jenny Wiley State Park Alice Lloyd College and the Kentucky

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Immigrants and Community in Harlan County 1910 1930

16 08 2017  coal mines If they agreed to accept employment in Harlan mines the immigrants were tagged and placed on a train whose destina tion was one of the county s several coal camps.13 Coal operators made extensive use of the padrone system to obtain immigrant labor This

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Harlan KY Coal Mine Explosion Sep 1943

EXPLOSION TRAPS 18 HARLAN MINERS LITTLE HOPE HELD FOR MEN DEEP IN MINE RESCUE WORKERS ATTEMPT TO GET AIR TO GROUP Harlan Ky AP Deadly damp black dreaded by all coal miners overcame four members of rescue squads working frantically Thursday night to free 18 workmen trapped by an explosion in the Three Point Coal Company Mine.

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Scrip

Scrip Coal Company Tokens There was a time when there were more than 20 000 company stores using scrip in pace of or in addition to cash wages in North America 1 It has been estimated that around 75 of all the scrip that was used was used by coal companies in Eastern Kentucky West Virginia and Virginia.

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Coal Mine Photos and Premium High Res Pictures

water pours from an excavator bucket as coal is mined from below the water s surfacecoal mine stock pictures royalty free photos images Coal is loaded onto a truck at a mine on August 26 2019 near Cumberland Kentucky Eastern Kentucky once littered with coal mines is seeing that

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Kentucky town Lynch is near abandoned after 100 years

27 03 2017  Lynch Kentucky was built by US Steel in 1917 By the 1940s it became the biggest coal town in the world Now it struggles to recover from the decline of coal as residents celebrate its 100th

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Coal Mining Kentucky Geological Survey University of

18 09 2019  Augur mines are operated on surface mine benches before they are covered up the coal in the side of the hill that can t be reached by contour mining is drilled or augured out Drift contour mountaintop removal and augur mining are more common in the Eastern Kentucky Coal Field and area slope and shaft mining are more common in the Western Kentucky Coal Field.

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Best 30 Mining Companies in Eastern KY with Reviews

3 Bledsoe Coal Corp Mining Companies Coal Miners Shippers 606 374 6690 Stinnett KY 40868 4 Eagle Coal Co Inc Mining Companies 606 395 6825.

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History 112 Midterm

Javier Carroz Criollo Prof Campbell TA Dana Johns History 112 001 Midterm I Triads Coal Camps were villages or towns built by coal companies to provide a closer home for miners These camps did not have any elected officials because coal companies entirely owned them but they had the chance to have lots of churches and schools These coal camps were highly concentrated in Eastern Kentucky

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Culture

Culture The explosion of the coal mining industry in the early 1900s brought people from all over the world to Eastern Kentucky This cultural melting pot birthed a unique brand of mountain people music food and traditions that continue to live on Central Appalachia is a true American culture savored and nurtured by all that live here.

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Hollowed Mountains Now Hollowed Towns Coal in

11 12 2013  Coal is embedded into the culture and image of Eastern Kentucky but the industry is declining in the region And it s declining permanently The coal miners who ve known coal through the

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Kentucky is almost as well known for its coal production as it is for its horse and bourbon industries When one thinks of Kentucky coal the mountains of the state #039s eastern counties most often come to mind But the Commonwealth #039s western coal fields have a long history too Coal #039s influence has been and continues to be felt across the state Coal mining has been a

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Legacy of Coal Prairies From Kentucky Mountains

27 03 2015  Coal is in a long decline in Central Appalachia Even though coal mining jobs are disappearing there the imprint of coal on the landscape is everywhere More than a million acres of strip mined land an area the size of Rhode Island are now deforested As part of a reporting project from The Allegheny Front on the future of coal Reid Frazier went to Eastern Kentucky to see what will

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Grisham book has similarities to eastern Ky

01 01 2015  Grisham book has similarities to eastern Ky coalfields Book cover of John Grisham s latest novel John Grisham s author note acknowledges lawyers from eastern Kentucky who have been involved

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The Harlan Renaissance Stories of Black Life in

Summary The Harlan Renaissance is an intimate remembrance of kinship and community in eastern Kentucky s coal towns written by one of the luminaries of Appalachian studies William Turner Turner reconstructs Black life in the company towns in and around Harlan County during coal s final postwar boom years which built toward an enduring bust as the children of Black miners like the

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Coal Camporee

27 09 2019  September 27 29 2019 Hazard KY NEWUPDATED INFORMATION GPS Coordinates 37.371945 83.090177 the coordinates above can be cut and pasted into Google Maps

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Eastern Kentucky trans people support locked out Harlan

29 08 2019  Eastern Kentucky trans people support locked out Harlan County coal miners By Johnnie Lewis posted on August 29 2019 Lill is a resident of Harlan County Ky and a member of a transgender anarchist support group blackjewelminersblockade on Instagram assisting coal miners locked out by the Blackjewel coal company.

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