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Floyd County, Kentucky Coal Camps

Compiled from Dodrill's 10,000 Coal Company Stores

COMPANY

COMMUNITY

COUNTY

YEARS OF OPERATION

EMPLOYEES

Dwale Coal Company

Allen

Floyd

1919-1923

50

Elmer-Elkhorn Coal Company

Allen

Floyd

1921-1925

16

Malone Elkhorn Coal Company

Allen

Floyd

1919-1928

25

Bailey Coal Company

Alphoretta

Floyd

1926-1928

90

Bailey Ferguson Coal Company

Alphoretta

Floyd

1921-1925

150

Beaver Creek Coal Company

Alphoretta

Floyd

1920-1924

70

Beaver Mining Company

Alphoretta

Floyd

1926-1928

55

Kilburn Temple Coal Company

Alphoretta

Floyd

1923-1925

25

May Coal Company

Alphoretta

Floyd

1924-1930

50

Stephens Branch Coal Company, Inc.

Alphoretta

Floyd

1924-1928

200

Stephens Elkhorn Coal Corporation

Alphoretta

Floyd

1928-1935

125

Stephens Elkhorn Fuel Company

Alphoretta

Floyd

1936-1942

170

Auxier Coal & Mining Company

Auxier

Floyd

1915-1919

20

North East Coal Company

Auxier

Floyd

1911-1952

200

Northeast Coal Company

Auxier

Floyd

1914-1923

147

Betsey Lane Coal Company

Betsey Lane

Floyd

1909-1911

25

Betsey Lane Coal Corporation

Betsey Lane

Floyd

1942-1944

50

Big Elkhorn Coal Company

Betsy Lane

Floyd

1919-1924

100

Peerless Elkhorn Coal Company

Betsy Lane

Floyd

1924-1927

170

Pike-Floyd Coal Company

Betsy Lane

Floyd

1923-1936

425

Pike Floyd Coal & Mining Company

Betsy Lane

Floyd

1931-1936

375

Beaver Elkhorn Coal Company

Bevinsville

Floyd

1917-1925

30

Payne-Baber Coal Company

Bevinsville

Floyd

1938-1940

75

Superior Elkhorn Byproducts Coal Company

Bevinsville

Floyd

1919-1932

40

Superior Elkhorn Company Mine

Bevinsville

Floyd

1933-1937

40

Superior Mining Company

Bevinsville

Floyd

1938-1938

40

By-Products Coal Company

Bypro

Floyd

1927-1932

300

Cliff Coal Company

Cliff

Floyd

1912-1925

60

Princess Elkhorn Coal Company

David

Floyd

1942-1958

500

Beaver Coal & Mining Company

Drift

Floyd

1931-1953

100

Drift Elkhorn Coal Company

Drift

Floyd

1925-1926

40

Floyd-Elkhorn Consolidated Collieries

Drift

Floyd

1919-1926

125

J.N. Meek Coal Company

Drift

Floyd

1923-1928

50

Long Branch Coal Company, Inc.

Drift

Floyd

1919-1924

27

Long Fork Coal Company

Drift

Floyd

1917-1919

25

Stumbo Coal Company

Drift

Floyd

1924-1929

20

The Wakenva Coal Company

Drift

Floyd

1927-1929

90

Turner-Elkhorn Coal Company

Drift

Floyd

1921-1932

40

Supreme Elkhorn Collieries Company

Dwale

Floyd

1923-1925

180

Alonzo Coal Company

Emma

Floyd

1917-1921

100

American Fuel Company

Emma

Floyd

1914-1917

48

Floyd Mining Company

Emma

Floyd

1915-1917

25

Huntington Coal & Mining Company

Emma

Floyd

1925-1925

250

Waldron Coal Company

Emma

Floyd

1917-1926

30

Central Elkhorn Coal Company

Estill

Floyd

1941-1951

250

Wells Elkhorn Coal Company

Estill

Floyd

1931-1936

400

Payne-Baber Coal Company

Fed

Floyd

1938-1942

175

Squire-Elkhorn Coal Company

Fed

Floyd

1927-1934

40

Beaver Mining Company

Garrett

Floyd

1926-1928

50

Elkhorn Coal Corporation, Inc.

Garrett

Floyd

1936-1951

500

Goodin & Barney Coal Company

Garrett

Floyd

1919-1923

130

Goose Creek Mining Company

Garrett

Floyd

1943-1944

90

Payne-Baber Coal Company

Garrett

Floyd

1938-1940

125

Standard Elkhorn Coal Company

Garrett

Floyd

1924-1930

150

Standard Elkhorn Coal Company

Garrett

Floyd

1934-1937

150

Standard Elkhorn Coal Company of WVA

Garrett

Floyd

1930-1933

180

Standard Elkhorn Collieries

Garrett

Floyd

1936-1937

50

Beaver Creek Coal Company

Garth

Floyd

1924-1926

125

Elkfield Coal Company

Garth

Floyd

1923-1926

31

The Wakenva Coal Company

Garth

Floyd

1927-1929

100

Glogora Coal Company

Glo

Floyd

1920-1949

180

Layne Coal Mining Company

Harold

Floyd

1917-1929

35

Ruth Elkhorn Coals, Inc.

Harold

Floyd

1936-1942

140

Hi-Hat Elkhorn Mining Company

Hi Hat

Floyd

1942-1958

350

Beaver Mining Company

Hueysville

Floyd

1926-1928

150

Camp Branch Coal Corporation

Ivel

Floyd

1923-1926

100

Regal Block Company

Ivel

Floyd

1919-1924

35

Payne-Baber Coal Company

Jacks Creek

Floyd

1938-1938

75

Big Elkhorn Coal Company

Justel

Floyd

1934-1936

50

Hatton Brown & Company, Inc.

Justell

Floyd

1927-1928

170

Black Diamond Coal Company

Lackey

Floyd

1917-1921

48

Lackey Mining Company

Lackey

Floyd

1926-1930

230

Northern Elkhorn Coal Company

Lackey

Floyd

1917-1928

25

Porter Mining Company

Lackey

Floyd

1927-1930

125

Stanley Coal Company

Lackey

Floyd

1915-1916

12

Stover-Elkhorn Coal Company

Lackey

Floyd

1920-1926

50

Wells Elkhorn Coal Company

Lackey

Floyd

1920-1930

315

Block Mining Company

Ligon

Floyd

1934-1937

85

Blue Beaver Elkhorn Coal Company

Ligon

Floyd

1921-1924

200

Blue Beaver Elkhorn Fuel Company

Ligon

Floyd

1925-1932

190

Clear Branch Coal Company

Ligon

Floyd

1940-1953

350

Ligon Mining Company

Ligon

Floyd

1934-1935

100

Payne-Baber Coal Company

Ligon

Floyd

1938-1940

150

Stephens Elkhorn Fuel Company

Manton

Floyd

1943-1958

170

Pivot Elkhorn Mine, Inc.

Martin

Floyd

?

?

Utilities Elkhorn Coal Company

Martin

Floyd

1929-1958

145

Autocrat Coal Company

McDowell

Floyd

1931-1936

160

King Elkhorn Coal Company, Inc.

McDowell

Floyd

1917-1921

50

McDowell Coal Company

McDowell

Floyd

1927-1929

75

Parsons-Elkhorn Coal Company

McDowell

Floyd

?

?

Royal Elkhorn Coal Company

McDowell

Floyd

1921-1928

75

Loraine Elkhorn Coal Company

Melvin

Floyd

1923-1925

15

Loraine Elkhorn Coal Company

Melvin

Floyd

1924-1925

15

Elkhorn Block Coal Company, Inc.

Orkney

Floyd

1919-1932

75

Elkhorn Low Ash Coal Company

Orkney

Floyd

1931-1934

40

Liberty Coal Corporation

Orkney

Floyd

1923-1925

50

Liberty Elkhorn Coal Corporation

Orkney

Floyd

1926-1926

40

Liberty Elkhorn Mining Company

Orkney

Floyd

1927-1928

40

Anchor Coal Company

Prestonsburg

Floyd

1919-1930

30

Beaver Pond Coal Company

Prestonsburg

Floyd

1911-1914

75

Big Sandy Consolidated Fuel Company

Prestonsburg

Floyd

1915-1919

150

Coal River Collieries

Prestonsburg

Floyd

1927-1928

75

Coal River Collieries Company

Prestonsburg

Floyd

1922-1929

75

Colonial Coal & Coke Company

Prestonsburg

Floyd

1911-1928

125

Eurkea Coal & Mining Company

Prestonsburg

Floyd

1919-1923

60

Huntington Coal & Mining Company

Prestonsburg

Floyd

1922-1924

250

Middle Creek Coal Company

Prestonsburg

Floyd

1908-1913

130

Middle Creek Coal Company

Prestonsburg

Floyd

1916-1919

130

Prestonsburg Coal Company, Inc.

Prestonsburg

Floyd

1910-1924

55

Princess Elkhorn Coal Company

Prestonsburg

Floyd

1941-1941

250

Sandy Valley Coal Company

Prestonsburg

Floyd

1934-1949

140

Long Branch Coal Company, Inc.

Printer

Floyd

1924-1924

20

Elkhorn Gas Coal Company

Smalley

Floyd

1921-1925

50

McGuire Elkhorn Coal Company

Smalley

Floyd

1924-1929

20

Parker-Elkhorn Coal Company

Smalley

Floyd

1921-1925

50

Pivot Roak Coal Company

Smalley

Floyd

1919-1934

36

Samoset Fuel Corporation

Smalley

Floyd

1919-1928

40

Trivette Elkhorn Coal Company

Smalley

Floyd

1921-1930

20

The Wakenva Coal Company

Uvel

Floyd

1927-1929

80

Prestonsburg Coal Company, Inc.

Water Gap

Floyd

1925-1933

55

Elkhorn Coal Corporation

Wayland

Floyd

1936-1950

700

Elkhorn Coal Corporation, Inc.

Wayland

Floyd

1917-1955

700

Eastern Gas & Fuel Associates

Weeksbury

Floyd

1946-1953

462

Elkhorn Piney Coal Mining Company

Weeksbury

Floyd

1917-1935

559

Koppers Coal Company

Weeksbury

Floyd

1936-1941

360

Koppers Coal Division

Weeksbury

Floyd

1942-1945

570

By-Products Coal Company

Wheelwright

Floyd

1923-1926

300

Elkhorn Coal Corporation, Inc.

Wheelwright

Floyd

1918-1924

500

Inland Steel Company

Wheelwright

Floyd

1934-1958

1200

Cedar Point Coal Company

Woods

Floyd

1911-1914

20




 

 

 

 

 

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