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Carter County, Kentucky Coal Camps

Compiled from Dodrill's 10,000 Coal Company Stores

COMPANY

COMMUNITY

COUNTY

YEARS OF OPERATION

EMPLOYEES

Straight Creek Coal Company

Denton

Carter

1903-1909

100

Kentucky Cannel Coal Company

Grayson

Carter

1903-1903

110

Kentucky Cannel Coal Company Mine

Grayson

Carter

1904-1906

100

George Hull Mine

Kilgore

Carter

1905-1908

40

Kentucky Gem Coal Company

Kilgore

Carter

1914-1917

50

Norton Branch Plastic Clay Company

Kilgore

Carter

1912-1913

40

Thomas Brothers Mine

Kilgore

Carter

1903-1904

20

General Refractories Company

Olive Hill

Carter

1917-1932

50

N. Thayer Estate (Kentucky Property)

Partlow

Carter

1908-1929

30

Kentucky Gem Coal Company

Rush

Carter

1918-1930

75

Harbinson-Walker Refractories

Soldier

Carter

1928-1932

100

Harrison-Walker Refractories

Soldier

Carter

1929-1931

100

Straight Creek Coal Company

Straight Creek Mines

Carter

1903-1907

25

Eastern Kentucky Railway Company Mine

Willard

Carter

1904-1907

140

N. Thayer Estate

Willard

Carter

1908-1909

100

Willard Coal Company

Willard

Carter

1919-1926

15





 

 

 

 

 

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