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Letcher County, Kentucky Coal Camps

Compiled from Dodrill's 10,000 Coal Company Stores

COMPANY

COMMUNITY

COUNTY

YEARS OF OPERATION

EMPLOYEES

Stafford Coal Company, Inc.

Barking

Letcher

1925-1926

35

Blackey Coal Company

Blackey

Letcher

1917-1925

80

Consolidated Fuel Company

Blackey

Letcher

1921-1930

100

Consolidated Fuel Company

Blackey

Letcher

1922-1927

100

Elk Creek Coal Company

Blackey

Letcher

1921-1924

100

John P. Gorman Coal Company

Blackey

Letcher

1925-1932

150

Marian Coal Company

Blackey

Letcher

1919-1928

125

Rockhouse Coal Company

Blackey

Letcher

1919-1929

135

Red Star Coal Company

Bluefield

Letcher

1937-1940

40

Ulvah Coal Company

Bluefield

Letcher

1917-1928

150

Consolidation Coal Company

Burdine

Letcher

1914-1930

339

Huntington By-Product Coal Company

Burdine

Letcher

1917-1923

40

Kentucky Eagle Coal Company

Carbon Glo

Letcher

1934-1937

140

Carbon Glow Coal Company

Carbon Glow

Letcher

1940-1957

135

Carbon Glow Mines, Inc.

Carbon Glow

Letcher

1928-1933

275

Elkhorn Coal Corporation

Cromona

Letcher

1935-1950

295

Elkhorn Coal Corporation, Inc.

Cromona

Letcher

1917-1955

295

Amburgy Coal Company

Dalna

Letcher

1918-1923

50

Consolidated Coal Company

Dalna

Letcher

1921-1930

350

Consolidated Fuel Company

Dalna

Letcher

1921-1930

350

Letcher Coal Mining Company

Dalna

Letcher

1923-1924

200

Smoot Creek Coal & Coke Company

Dalna

Letcher

1919-1921

65

Stafford Coal Company, Inc.

Dalna

Letcher

1924-1924

35

Caudill Branch Coal Company

David

Letcher

1919-1921

60

Dudley Coal Company

David

Letcher

1921-1928

161

Consolidation Coal Company

Dunham

Letcher

1916-1946

547

Acorn Mining Company

Elco

Letcher

1942-1942

50

Consolidated Coal Company

Elsie Coal

Letcher

1921-1930

250

Consolidated Fuel Company

Elsie Coal

Letcher

1922-1927

250

Letcher Coal Mining Company

Elsie Coal

Letcher

1923-1926

200

Elkhorn Colleiries Corporation

Faraday

Letcher

1931-1948

210

Elkhorn Collieries Corporation

Farraday

Letcher

1930-1939

210

Acme By-Products Coal Company

Fleming

Letcher

1907-1923

50

Elkhorn By-Product Coal Company

Fleming

Letcher

1917-1921

20

Elkhorn Coal Corporation

Fleming

Letcher

1935-1950

485

Elkhorn Coal Corporation, Inc.

Fleming

Letcher

1917-1955

485

Elkhorn Mining Corporation

Fleming

Letcher

1915-1917

500

Logan Elkhorn Coal Corporation

Fleming

Letcher

1921-1923

75

Nagola Elkhorn Coal Company

Fleming

Letcher

1923-1930

75

Gorman Col Sales Company Mine

Hot Spot

Letcher

1935-1939

150

Cassell Draper West Coal Company

Ice

Letcher

1917-1919

20

Cowan Creek Coal Company

Ice

Letcher

1921-1934

50

Cumberland & Hazard Mining Company

Ice

Letcher

1919-1921

20

Elkhorn Coal Corporation

Jackhorn

Letcher

1935-1950

300

Elkhorn Coal Corporation, Inc.

Jackhorn

Letcher

1917-1955

300

Adamson Coal Company

Jenkins

Letcher

1921-1925

18

Burdine Coal Company

Jenkins

Letcher

1923-1925

18

Consolidation Coal Company

Jenkins

Letcher

1912-1946

780

Elkhorn Collieries Company

Jenkins

Letcher

1917-1921

50

Elkhorn Coal Company

Kona

Letcher

1924-1925

77

Elkhorn Coal Company

Kona

Letcher

1932-1958

177

Dixie Diamond Colliery, Inc.

Letcher

Letcher

1935-1939

150

Jeanne Francis Coal Company

Letcher

Letcher

1942-1954

75

Marian Coal Company

Letcher

Letcher

Before 1903

?

Elkhorn Coal Company

Mater

Letcher

1915-1931

177

Cameo Coal Corporation

Mayking

Letcher

1932-1933

75

Mayking Coal Corporation

Mayking

Letcher

1917-1928

100

Consolidation Coal Company

McRoberts

Letcher

1918-1946

787

Apex Coal Company

Millstone

Letcher

1923-1936

90

South East Coal Company

Millstone

Letcher

1920-1958

128

Premium Coals, Inc.

Premium

Letcher

1942-1958

103

Nagola Elkhorn Coal Company

Seco

Letcher

1923-1930

30

South East Coal Company

Seco

Letcher

1915-1958

225

Imperial Elkhorn Coal Company

Sergent

Letcher

1921-1928

200

Puritan Elkhorn Coal Company

Sergent

Letcher

1931-1932

85

Whitley Elkhorn Coal Company

Sergent

Letcher

1917-1921

100

Elkhorn Collieries Company, Inc.

Thornton

Letcher

1919-1923

150

Elkhorn Collieries Corporation

Thornton

Letcher

1924-1930

210

John P. Gorman Coal Company

Ulvah

Letcher

1925-1932

25

Whitesburg Coal Company

Whitco

Letcher

1917-1932

80

Ace Coal Company

Whitesburg

Letcher

1923-1930

80

Elkhorn-Jellico Coal Company

Whitesburg

Letcher

1922-1950

180

Elkhorn Hazard Coal Company

Whitesburg

Letcher

1919-1924

50

Elkhorn & Jellico Coal Company

Whitesburg

Letcher

1919-1958

180

Sandlick Coal Company

Whitesburg

Letcher

1927-1953

145

Smoot Creek Coal Company

Whitesburg

Letcher

1917-1920

20

Speaks Brothers Coal Company

Whitesburg

Letcher

1927-1932

20




 

 

 

 

 

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