Kentucky Coal Heritage
Mining Equipment - Coal Preparation / Transportation

   
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Coal Preparation / Transportation

Here you will find old photos of trains, coal cars and tipples used throughout the Kentucky coal fields.

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(Left to Right)

Photo #1 - Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O), Elkhorn City, Pike Co., Kentucky
Date: February 21, 1965
Photo #2 - Louisville & Nashville (L&N), Lynch, Harlan Co., Kentucky
Date: February 10, 1968

Photos provided by Ron Flanary
All Photos - Copyright Ron Flanary
 

Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)
These photos are from Dunham, Letcher Co., Kentucky of the Consolidation Coal Company Preparation Plant.  The large sign depicts the "Cavalier" logo under which Consol was selling the coal nationally.

Photo Date: 1950's
Photos provided by Dave Zegeer
 
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)
These photos are from Deane, Letcher Co., Kentucky of the "Hendrix Mine", Consolidation Coal Company Preparation Plant.  The large sign depicts the "Cavalier" logo under which Consol was selling the coal nationally.

Photo Date: 1950's
Photos provided by Dave Zegeer
 

Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)
These photos are from Price, Floyd Co., Kentucky of the Inland Steel Company Coal Preparation Plant.  During the early 1950's Price was the largest mine on the C&O, loading over 3,000 50-ton cars per month.

Photo Date: 1950's
Photos provided by Dave Zegeer
 
Photo is from Lynch, Harlan Co., Kentucky
The rail cars loaded with coal are leaving the U.S. Coal and Coke Company's (U.S. Steel) Coal Preparation Plant.

Photo Date: 1920's
 
Photo is from Lynch, Harlan Co., Kentucky
Showing rail cars loaded with coal owned by U.S. Coal and Coke Company (U.S. Steel).

Photo Date: 1920's
 
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O)
These photos are from Letcher Co., Kentucky of Mine 26 loadout and Coal Preparation Plant.

Photo Date: 1960's
Photos provided by Dave Zegeer
  


 

 

 

 

 

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