Kentucky Coal Heritage
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McCreary County, Kentucky Coal Camps

Compiled from Dodrill's 10,000 Coal Company Stores

COMPANY

COMMUNITY

COUNTY

YEARS OF OPERATION

EMPLOYEES

Barren Fork Coal Company

Barren Fork

McCreary

1923-1935

130

Eagle Coal Company

Barren Fork

McCreary

1905-1923

175

Eagle Coal Company

Barren Fork

McCreary

1905-1907

175

Stearns Coal Company

Barthell

McCreary

1905-1909

200

Stearns Coal & Lumber Company

Barthell

McCreary

1910-1958

200

Stearns Coal & Lumber Company

Blue Heron

McCreary

1939-1958

80

Stearns Coal & Lumber Company

Cooperative

McCreary

1929-1958

50

Stearns Cooperative Coal Company

Cooperative

McCreary

1926-1932

300

Fidelty Mining Company

Exodus

McCreary

1917-1919

20

Indian Creek Coal Company

Indian Head

McCreary

1914-1918

50

W.S. Tate Coal Company

Indian Head

McCreary

1917-1924

32

Comargo Coal Company

Lacoleman

McCreary

1917-1925

100

Rowmont Coal Mining Company

Lacoleman

McCreary

1926-1929

125

Stearns Coal & Lumber Company

Oz

McCreary

1925-1929

50

Stearns Coal & Lumber Company

Shoupman

McCreary

1914-1936

100

Stearns Coal Company

Stearns

McCreary

1905-1909

300

Stearns Coal & Lumber Company

Stearns

McCreary

1910-1913

300

Bry-Mac Coal Company

Strunk

McCreary

1916-1928

100

Virginia Mining Company

Strunk

McCreary

1917-1926

100

Stearns Coal & Lumber Company

White Oak Junction

McCreary

1939-1958

59

Kentucky Coal & Iron Company

Wiborg

McCreary

1915-1919

210

United States Coal Mining Company

Wiborg

McCreary

1919-1921

75

Stearns Coal Company

Worley

McCreary

1905-1909

300

Stearns Coal & Lumber Company

Worley

McCreary

1910-1958

300

Stearns Coal & Lumber Company

Yamacraw

McCreary

1910-1958

200



 

 

 

 

 

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