Kentucky Coal Heritage
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Ohio County, Kentucky Coal Camps

Compiled from Dodrill's 10,000 Coal Company Stores

COMPANY

COMMUNITY

COUNTY

YEARS OF OPERATION

EMPLOYEES

Deanefield Coal Company

Aetnaville

Ohio

1903-1906

120

Beaver Dam Coal Company

Beaver Dam

Ohio

1916-1937

250

Taylor Coal Company

Beaver Dam

Ohio

1903-1907

225

Taylor Coal Company of Kentucky

Beaver Dam

Ohio

1911-1915

350

Hawley-McIsaac Company, Inc. Mine

Centertown

Ohio

1926-1928

75

Rockport Coal Company

Centertown

Ohio

1924-1928

200

Green River Coal Mining Company

Coffman

Ohio

1907-1907

25

Green River M M & T Company

Coffman

Ohio

1905-1906

35

Cummings & Day Mine

Deanefield

Ohio

1921-1923

31

Central Coal & Iron Company

Echols

Ohio

1914-1917

180

Kentucky Coke Company

Echols

Ohio

1919-1928

170

Louisville Gas & Electric Company

Echols

Ohio

1931-1941

150

McHenry Coal Company

Echols

Ohio

1912-1921

115

Beaver Dam Coal Company

McHenry

Ohio

1916-1937

250

Central Coal & Iron Company

McHenry

Ohio

1914-1917

125

Holt Brothers Mining Company

McHenry

Ohio

1921-1938

250

McHenry Coal Company

McHenry

Ohio

1905-1921

135

Render Coal Company

McHenry

Ohio

1917-1923

50

Williams Coal Company

McHenry

Ohio

1904-1915

300

High View Mining Company

Prentiss

Ohio

1931-1941

68

Central Coal Company

Render

Ohio

1948-1952

75

Central Coal & Iron Company

Render

Ohio

1903-1909

180

Peacock Coal Company

Reynolds

Ohio

1907-1908

20

Rockport Coal Company

Rockport

Ohio

1912-1923

200

Broadway Coal Mining Company

Simmons

Ohio

1907-1934

250

Taylor Coal Company

Taylor Mines

Ohio

1903-1903

200

C.W. Wells Coal Company

Whitesville

Ohio

1923-1924

31




 

 

 

 

 

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