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Benham, Kentucky
Harlan County

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benham 1.jpg (191477 bytes) This view shows the town of Benham around 1935.
coke ovens 1922.jpg (156533 bytes) This photo shows the coke ovens in Benham around 1923.  Notice the old steam locomotives on the tracks.
east site building 1.jpg (166647 bytes) This view shows the East Side of the town of Benham while under construction, Nov. 14, 1918.
eastsite building.jpg (159630 bytes) This is another view of the East Side of the town of Benham while under construction, Jan. 18, 1919. Notice the old steam train with passenger cars in the background.
store.jpg (180295 bytes) This view shows the addition the the dispensary in the town of Benham while under construction, Feb. 4, 1935.
westsite building.jpg (183123 bytes) This view shows the West Side of the town of Benham while under construction, June 18, 1919.
store 1.jpg (242797 bytes) This view shows the Benham Store and Office, Nov. 2, 1918.
doctors.jpg (204917 bytes) This view shows the new doctors office in the town of Benham while under construction, Sept. 7, 1922.


 

 

 

 

 

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