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Knox County, Kentucky Coal Camps

Compiled from Dodrill's 10,000 Coal Company Stores

COMPANY

COMMUNITY

COUNTY

YEARS OF OPERATION

EMPLOYEES

Anchor Block Coal Company

Anchor

Knox

1928-1933

50

Anchor Dean Coal Company

Anchor

Knox

1925-1928

75

Carter Coal Company

Anchor

Knox

1914-1923

300

Consolidation Coal Company

Anchor

Knox

1925-1927

100

Fayette-Jellico Coal Company

Anchor

Knox

1923-1941

150

New Anchor Block Coal Company

Anchor

Knox

1934-1942

129

Wheeler Coal Company

Anchor

Knox

1919-1926

200

Artemus Coal Company

Artemus

Knox

1903-1903

80

Artemus Jellico Coal Company

Artemus

Knox

1904-1908

50

Charles Coal Company

Artemus

Knox

1919-1925

30

East Jellico Coal Company

Artemus

Knox

1903-1906

200

East Jellico Coal Company

Artemus

Knox

1915-1923

200

Franklin Coal Company

Artemus

Knox

1921-1928

20

Jackson Coal Mining Company

Artemus

Knox

1916-1923

30

New Franklin Coal Company

Artemus

Knox

1929-1932

40

Peanut Coal Company

Artemus

Knox

1908-1909

20

The Trosper Coal Company

Artemus

Knox

1909-1912

50

W & L Blue Gem Coal Company

Artemus

Knox

1917-1919

20

Richland Jellico Coal Company

Bailey's Switch

Knox

1907-1908

30

Bastin Coal Company

Barbourville

Knox

1905-1906

50

Consumers Co-Operating Coal Company

Barbourville

Knox

1923-1925

35

K D Blue Gem Coal Company

Barbourville

Knox

1919-1923

30

Richland Creek Coal Company

Barbourville

Knox

1919-1925

20

Turkey Creek Coal Company

Barbourville

Knox

1923-1930

55

North Jellico Coal Company

Bertha

Knox

1904-1919

200

Coalport Coal Company

Coalport

Knox

1908-1910

50

Peanut Coal Company

Coalport

Knox

1908-1909

20

Matthews Coal Company

Cumberland

Knox

1907-1907

100

Bradley Jellico Coal Company

Elys

Knox

1917-1924

110

Harlan Knox Coal Company

Elys

Knox

1927-1929

250

Harlan Producers Coal Company

Elys

Knox

1932-1936

150

Hughes Jellico Coal Company

Elys

Knox

1906-1911

150

Kanawha-Knox Coal Company

Elys

Knox

1919-1927

150

Kanawha Knox Coal Company

Elys

Knox

1920-1925

150

Matthews Jellico Coal Company

Elys

Knox

1908-1914

175

New Hughes Jellico Coal Company

Elys

Knox

1912-1917

125

Southland Coal Corporation

Elys

Knox

1937-1940

400

Richland Coal Company

Emanuel

Knox

1917-1923

20

Turner Jellico Coal Company

Emanuel

Knox

1919-1926

16

Sun Coal Company

Flat Lick

Knox

1919-1923

20

Lynn Camp Coal Company

Gray

Knox

1908-1908

60

Parker-Gray Coal Company

Gray

Knox

1909-1909

50

Charlton Jellico Coal Company

Grays

Knox

1909-1909

60

Gray Jellico Coal Company

Grays

Knox

1908-1909

100

Gregory Branch Coal Company

Grays

Knox

1921-1926

40

North Jellico Coal Company

Grays

Knox

1903-1928

250

North Point Jellico Coal Company

Grays

Knox

1906-1910

40

Richland Coal Company

Grays

Knox

1917-1923

20

Ross Jellico Coal Company

Grays

Knox

1903-1906

100

Snead & Meguire Coal Company

Grays

Knox

1910-1914

50

Ennis Coal Company

Himyar

Knox

1921-1923

30

Knox Coal Company

Himyar

Knox

1926-1928

30

Smothers-Gooch Coal Company

Himyar

Knox

1923-1924

30

Triune Coal Company

Himyar

Knox

1919-1924

30

Ingles Coal Company

Hujel

Knox

1907-1907

100

Kentucky Jellico Coal Company

Kayjay

Knox

1933-1951

250

Lynn Camp Coal Company

Rossland

Knox

1908-1908

60

Ross Jellico Coal Company

Rossland

Knox

1903-1906

100

Rossland Jellico Coal Company

Rossland

Knox

1903-1906

100

Carter Coal Company

Trosper

Knox

1914-1923

110

Franklin Coal Mining Company

Trosper

Knox

1927-1928

50

Interstate Coal Company

Trosper

Knox

1909-1913

200

New Franklin Coal Company

Trosper

Knox

1927-1928

40

The Trosper Coal Company

Trosper

Knox

1908-1919

100

Wheeler Coal Company

Trosper

Knox

1919-1926

200

Carter Coal Company

Warren

Knox

1914-1923

300

Fayette-Jellico Coal Company

Warren

Knox

1942-1950

250

Happy Colleiries

Warren

Knox

1940-1941

100

Interstate Coal Company

Warren

Knox

1909-1913

150

Matthews Coal Company

Warren

Knox

1907-1907

100

Brush Creek Mining & Manufacturing Co.

Wheeler

Knox

1912-1917

100

Richfield Coal Company

Wheeler

Knox

1917-1921

200



 

 

 

 

 

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