Kentucky Coal Heritage
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Union County, Kentucky Coal Camps

Compiled from Dodrill's 10,000 Coal Company Stores

COMPANY

COMMUNITY

COUNTY

YEARS OF OPERATION

EMPLOYEES

Bell Union Coal & Coke Company

Curlew

Union

1906-1909

150

Bell Union Coal & Mining Company

Curlew

Union

1912-1934

150

Madison Coal Corporation

De Koven

Union

1917-1930

400

Ohio Valley Coal & Mining Company

Dekoven

Union

1903-1919

300

Hercules Coal Company

Morganfield

Union

1914-1926

60

Kingston Coal Mining Company

Morganfield

Union

1921-1924

175

Kingston Coal & Coke Company

Morganfield

Union

1935-1935

165

River & Rail Coal & Coke Company

Morganfield

Union

1910-1916

100

The Thomas Coal Company

Morganfield

Union

1908-1911

90

Tidewater Coal Company

Sturgis

Union

1903-1903

350

Tradewater Coal Company

Sturgis

Union

1903-1907

350

United States Gas, Coal, & Coke Company

Sturgis

Union

1905-1906

250

West Kentucky Coal Company

Sturgis

Union

1908-1958

300

Sullivan Coal Company

Sullivan

Union

1908-1909

60

Highland Creek Coal Company

Uniontown

Union

1938-1945

180

Interstate Coal Company

Uniontown

Union

1923-1935

180

National Coal & Oil Company

Uniontown

Union

1906-1906

75

River & Rail Coal & Coke Company

Uniontown

Union

1910-1916

100

Southern Mining Company

Uniontown

Union

1922-1923

60

Southern Tidewater Coaling Company

Uniontown

Union

1907-1907

75

Union County Mining Company

Uniontown

Union

1919-1923

100

Kentucky Coal Company

Waverly

Union

1907-1907

120

Waverly Coal & Mining Company

Waverly

Union

1906-1907

40




 

 

 

 

 

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