Kentucky Coal Heritage
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Henderson County, Kentucky Coal Camps

Compiled from Dodrill's 10,000 Coal Company Stores

COMPANY

COMMUNITY

COUNTY

YEARS OF OPERATION

EMPLOYEES

Baskett Coal Company

Baskett

Henderson

Before 1903

?

Pittsburg Coal Company

Baskett

Henderson

1903-1924

100

Race Creek Coal Company

Baskett

Henderson

1925-1926

125

Green River Valley Coal Company

Bownes

Henderson

1938-1938

250

Green River Valley Coal Company

Brownies

Henderson

1938-1938

230

Cahaba Coal Company

Corydon

Henderson

1911-1913

70

Corydon Coal Company

Corydon

Henderson

1904-1910

300

Kentucky Diamond Coal Company

Corydon

Henderson

1921-1924

60

Koonle & Gibson Mine

Corydon

Henderson

1906-1907

50

Green River Valley Coal Company

Henderson

Henderson

1936-1937

260

Green River Valley Coal Company

Henderson

Henderson

1936-1937

250

J.L. Nicholson & Sons Mine

Henderson

Henderson

1905-1907

80

J.L. Nicholson & Sons Mine

Henderson

Henderson

1923-1934

45

Nicholson Mining & Manufacturing Company

Henderson

Henderson

1914-1923

45

Peoples Mining Company

Henderson

Henderson

1908-1913

60

Smith Mills Coal & Mining Company

Henderson

Henderson

1905-1913

25

Panama Coal & Coke Company

Robard

Henderson

1907-1907

20

Panama Coal Company

Robards

Henderson

1914-1934

100

J.L. Nicholson & Sons Mine

Smith Mills

Henderson

1923-1934

12

Smith Mills Coal & Mining Company

Smith Mills

Henderson

1907-1908

25

Green River Coal Company, Inc.

Spottsville

Henderson

1904-1911

116

Pittsburg Coal Company

Spottsville

Henderson

1911-1924

75

Peoples Mining Company

Weaverton

Henderson

1908-1913

50




 

 

 

 

 

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