Kentucky Coal Heritage
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Hopkins County, Kentucky Coal Camps

Compiled from Dodrill's 10,000 Coal Company Stores

COMPANY

COMMUNITY

COUNTY

YEARS OF OPERATION

EMPLOYEES

Oak Hill Coal Company

Chesley

Hopkins

1906-1907

50

Daniel Boone Coal Company

Daniel Boone

Hopkins

1906-1906

100

Sterling Coal & Coke Company

Daniel Boone

Hopkins

1905-1912

200

Stirling Coal Company

Daniel Boone

Hopkins

1914-1921

125

Stirling Coal Company

Daniel Boone

Hopkins

1934-1944

325

Stirling Coal Company of Kentucky, Inc.

Daniel Boone

Hopkins

1921-1933

219

Carbondale Coal & Coke Company

Dawson Springs

Hopkins

1906-1921

125

Dawson Daylight Coal Company

Dawson Springs

Hopkins

1927-1958

300

Hawley-McIsaac Company, Inc. Mine

Dawson Springs

Hopkins

1923-1928

75

Mason Mining Company

Dawson Springs

Hopkins

1921-1923

80

Sixth Vein Coal Company

Dawson Springs

Hopkins

1928-1933

100

Sixth Vein Coal Corporation

Dawson Springs

Hopkins

1933-1939

150

Saint Bernard Coal Company

Earlington

Hopkins

1903-1903

650

Saint Bernard Mining Company

Earlington

Hopkins

1904-1924

722

West Kentucky Coal Company

Earlington

Hopkins

1925-1958

719

West Kentucky Coal Company

Fox Run

Hopkins

1914-1958

223

Ilsley Mining Company

Ilsley

Hopkins

1921-1926

540

Magic Collieries Company

Ilsley

Hopkins

1923-1926

100

Norton Coal Corporation

Ilsley

Hopkins

1937-1951

300

Norton Coal Mining Company

Ilsley

Hopkins

1914-1936

940

Crabtree Coal Mining Company

Isley

Hopkins

1903-1921

250

Black Star Coal Corporation

Madisonville

Hopkins

1951-1953

140

Coil Coal Company

Madisonville

Hopkins

1912-1923

150

Finley Coal Company

Madisonville

Hopkins

1925-1926

30

Grapevine Coal Company

Madisonville

Hopkins

1917-1950

200

Hamblett Mining Company

Madisonville

Hopkins

1924-1925

75

Hart Coal Corporation

Madisonville

Hopkins

1931-1940

320

Hurt Coal Company

Madisonville

Hopkins

1926-1928

30

Kentucky Darby Coal Company, Inc.

Madisonville

Hopkins

1932-1939

100

Newcoal Corporation Mine

Madisonville

Hopkins

1937-1948

100

Norton Coal Mining Company

Madisonville

Hopkins

1927-1927

500

Rowe Coal Company

Madisonville

Hopkins

1923-1925

60

Royal Coal Company

Madisonville

Hopkins

1905-1906

100

Sixth Vein Coal Corporation

Madisonville

Hopkins

1934-1934

75

Stevens Coal Company

Madisonville

Hopkins

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Sunset Coal Company

Madisonville

Hopkins

1910-1923

129

The Reinecke Coal Mining Company

Madisonville

Hopkins

1903-1913

250

Victoria Coal Company

Madisonville

Hopkins

1903-1921

250

West Kentucky Coal Company

Madisonville

Hopkins

1914-1958

900

Hart Coal Corporation

Mortons Gap

Hopkins

1921-1945

630

Kingston Coal Company

Mortons Gap

Hopkins

1908-1921

300

Kingston & Wolf Mine

Mortons Gap

Hopkins

1905-1907

55

Saint Bernard Coal Company

Mortons Gap

Hopkins

1903-1903

175

Saint Bernard Mining Company

Mortons Gap

Hopkins

1904-1924

155

West Kentucky Coal Company

Mortons Gap

Hopkins

1914-1931

176

Circle City Coal Company

Nebo

Hopkins

1917-1925

100

Co-op Coal Mining Co. of Nebo, Kentucky

Nebo

Hopkins

1923-1925

60

Cooperative Coal Mining Company Of Nebo

Nebo

Hopkins

1923-1925

60

Hawley-McIsaac Company, Inc. Mine

Nebo

Hopkins

1926-1928

100

Nebo American Coal Company

Nebo

Hopkins

1923-1925

150

Nebo Coal Company

Nebo

Hopkins

1914-1917

150

Nebo Consolidated Coal Company

Nebo

Hopkins

1910-1910

135

Nebo Consolidated Coal & Coke Company

Nebo

Hopkins

1907-1909

150

Nebo Consolidated Coal & Coking Company

Nebo

Hopkins

1911-1911

125

Rose Creek Coal Company

Nebo

Hopkins

1907-1913

150

Rose Creek Coal & Coke Company

Nebo

Hopkins

1914-1921

150

Norton Coal Corporation

Nortonville

Hopkins

1937-1951

200

Norton Coal Mining Company

Nortonville

Hopkins

1914-1936

400

Nortonville Coal Company

Nortonville

Hopkins

1905-1913

200

Oak Hill Coal Company

Nortonville

Hopkins

1903-1907

120

Dempster Coal Company

St. Charles

Hopkins

1923-1934

50

Saint Bernard Coal Company

St. Charles

Hopkins

1903-1903

200

Saint Bernard Mining Company

St. Charles

Hopkins

1904-1924

182

West Kentucky Coal Company

St. Charles

Hopkins

1914-1958

223




 

 

 

 

 

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