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Lawrence County, Kentucky Coal Camps

Compiled from Dodrill's 10,000 Coal Company Stores

COMPANY

COMMUNITY

COUNTY

YEARS OF OPERATION

EMPLOYEES

Torchlight Coal Company

Louisa

Lawrence

1904-1907

50

Crystal Block Coal Company

Peach Orchard

Lawrence

1909-1911

40

Peach Orchard Coal Company

Peach Orchard

Lawrence

1903-1913

100

Sure Burn Coal Company

Peach Orchard

Lawrence

1919-1925

25

Kentucky Block Coal Company

Richardson

Lawrence

1925-1926

40

Eastern Kentucky Coal Company

Torchlight

Lawrence

1914-1917

100

Louisa Coal Company

Torchlight

Lawrence

1908-1913

200

Torchlight Coal Company

Torchlight

Lawrence

1917-1925

50

Torchlight Coal Company

Torchlight

Lawrence

1903-1907

50




 

 

 

 

 

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