Kentucky Coal Heritage
Coal Camps & Communities

     
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Lee County, Kentucky Coal Camps

Compiled from Dodrill's 10,000 Coal Company Stores

COMPANY

COMMUNITY

COUNTY

YEARS OF OPERATION

EMPLOYEES

Black Fox Coal Company

Banford

Lee

1926-1933

50

Avent Beattyville Coal Company

Beattyville

Lee

Before 1903

?

Beattyville Fuel Company

Beattyville

Lee

1917-1925

20

Black Fox Coal Company

Beattyville

Lee

1933-1939

50

Frankfort Elevator Coal Company

Beattyville

Lee

1924-1925

40

Jameson Coal Company

Beattyville

Lee

1917-1921

40

L.C. Norman and Sons Mine

Beattyville

Lee

1903-1906

100

McGuire Coal Company

Beattyville

Lee

1903-1908

35

Richardson Coal Company

Beattyville

Lee

1910-1914

75

The Beattyville Company

Beattyville

Lee

1916-1924

20

The Beattyville Mine Company

Beattyville

Lee

1921-1924

20

Thomas Jameson & Son Mine

Beattyville

Lee

1926-1930

30

Thomas Logan Mine

Beattyville

Lee

1909-1910

11

Warner Coal Company

Beattyville

Lee

1917-1925

15

Edyth Coal Company

Idamay

Lee

1924-1930

35

Kitts Creek Coal Company

Idamay

Lee

1924-1926

100

Robert Jameson Coal Company

Idamay

Lee

1926-1930

30

Smith-Abson Coal Company

Idamay

Lee

1924-1925

20

Sturgin Creek Coal Corporation

Idamay

Lee

1923-1934

60

Frost Coal Company

Torrent

Lee

1924-1925

10

The Beattyville Block Coal Company

Whiteash

Lee

1907-1909

75




 

 

 

 

 

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