Kentucky Coal Heritage
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Breathitt County, Kentucky Coal Camps

Compiled from Dodrill's 10,000 Coal Company Stores

COMPANY

COMMUNITY

COUNTY

YEARS OF OPERATION

EMPLOYEES

Old Lily Mining Company

Altro

Breathitt

1917-1921

20

Barwick Coal Company

Barwick

Breathitt

1917-1934

35

Frozen Creek Cannel Coal Company

Boxer

Breathitt

1906-1906

10

Progressive Coal Company

Calla

Breathitt

1917-1923

20

Breathitt Coal & Timber Corporation

Carver

Breathitt

1923-1926

50

Hurst Coal Company

Elkatawa

Breathitt

1917-1921

20

Pond Creek Pocahontas Company

Evanson

Breathitt

1951-1955

450

Island Creek Coal Company

Evanston

Breathitt

1956-1958

350

Riverside Coal Company

Gunn

Breathitt

1919-1930

35

Kash-Davis Coal Company

Haddix

Breathitt

1917-1921

20

Blue Creek Mining Company

Jackson

Breathitt

1923-1932

30

Davis Coal Company

Jackson

Breathitt

1914-1917

20

Imperial Coal Company

Jackson

Breathitt

1909-1913

100

Jackson Block Coal Company

Jackson

Breathitt

1919-1926

40

Jackson Fourseam Mining Company

Jackson

Breathitt

1927-1934

70

Jones Brothers Coal Company

Jackson

Breathitt

1921-1923

40

Kentucky Union Coal Company

Jackson

Breathitt

1907-1908

125

Kentucky Union Company Mine

Jackson

Breathitt

1905-1906

125

McDonald Coal Mining Company

McDonald

Breathitt

1935-1938

100

Wolf Valley Coal Company

Roosevelt

Breathitt

1915-1917

80

Ellser Coal Company

Saldee

Breathitt

1921-1929

35

Saldee Coal Company

Saldee

Breathitt

1921-1924

30

Washington Coal Company

Saldee

Breathitt

1917-1930

30

Friend-Kash Coal Company

Whick

Breathitt

1919-1924

15

Noble Coal and Lumber Company Mine

Whick

Breathitt

1925-1930

20

White Coal Company

Whick

Breathitt

Before 1903

?

Wilhurst Coal Company

Wilhurst

Breathitt

1919-1921

20

Ruth Anne Coal Company

Wolf Coal

Breathitt

1919-1925

40

Wolf Creek Coal Company

Wolf Coal

Breathitt

1917-1919

40

Wolf Valley Coal Company

Wolf Coal

Breathitt

1915-1917

80

Wolf Valley Coal Company

Wolf Coal

Breathitt

1915-1915

80

Wolverine Coal Company

Wolverine

Breathitt

1928-1932

125





 

 

 

 

 

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