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Kentucky Coal Heritage

Kentucky Coal Heritage

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Hardburly, Kentucky Perry County View of part of the mining camp ca 1923. This coal town lies at the head of Jake Branch of Trace Fork of Lotts Creek, 3 1/2 miles nw of Hazard. It was founded by and named for the Hardy Burlington Mining Co. The post office was established on April 17, 1918.

Kentucky Mine Accident Index (updated 13 Apr 2014) A0128 ...

Kentucky Mine Accident Index (updated 13 Apr 2014) A0128 ...

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Kentucky Mine Accident Index (updated 13 Apr 2014) A0128 Sherard Collection. Russell L. Lyn Wood Mining History Archive, Arthur Lakes Library, Colorado School of Mines Years covered:, 1920, 1923, 192526; Harlan County fatalities through 2006. Only fatalities after 1911.

America's poorest white town: abandoned by coal, swallowed ...

America's poorest white town: abandoned by coal, swallowed ...

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 · The number of people employed in mining in eastern Kentucky has fallen by half since Barack Obama came to power, ... He has a picture of McConnell on the shelf behind his desk.

WILD THINGS! OF KENTUCKY

WILD THINGS! OF KENTUCKY

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This is a review of the gem mining experience at Wild Things of Kentucky. What fun! I'm a city who has just recently gotten into collecting gems and specimens, so when I saw a sign on their roof that said Natural Bridge Gem Mine, I had to visit.

Kentucky Disasters

Kentucky Disasters

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Central City, KY Coal Mine Explosion, Feb 1926. Central City, KY Coal Mine Explosion, Jan 1912. Central City, KY area William Duncan Drowning, July 1917. Central City, KY Commence Exercises Fire, May 1909. ... Kentucky Old Photos. Primary menu. Home; Browse by Disaster; Browse by Year;

Places to Dig for Gems in Kentucky | Getaway USA

Places to Dig for Gems in Kentucky | Getaway USA

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 · Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum. The main place to find gems in Kentucky is the Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum. The museum preserves the heritage of mining in Western Kentucky. It has a large display of gemstone mining equipment as well as historical documents and photographs that chronicle the history and importance of mining to the region.

Places to Dig for Gems in Kentucky | Getaway USA

Places to Dig for Gems in Kentucky | Getaway USA

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 · In addition to the museum, you can go on a dig at the Columbia Mine. This is the oldest mine in the IllinoisKentucky Fluorspar District and was opened in 1835 and is now privately owned. For prices and to schedule a dig, contact the Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum. It is open Wednesday through Saturday 10 to 3

Family Life In Secluded Hollows Of Kentucky Coal Mining Towns

Family Life In Secluded Hollows Of Kentucky Coal Mining Towns

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 · Sorry for the inconvenience. A man walks down the road in Tom Biggs Hollow in Letcher County, Kentucky, while his children play nearby. Lucious Thompson, who lives in nearby Tom Biggs Hollow, joined Kentuckians for the Commonwealth when he found his land disrupted from above. "There's good mining and there's bad mining," Mr. Thompson said.

Rockport, Kentucky

Rockport, Kentucky

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Pond Creek was in the middle of this stripped area and was in the way of the coal mining. It was rerouted in a few places. Later Peabody's Gibraltar Mine moved into this area and stripped from about Pond Creek to the Green River on the North. This area included land on both sides of the Western Kentucky Parkway and Highway 62.

Peabody Coal Company.

Peabody Coal Company.

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Ken Mine was the first Peabody Mine to become operational, in this area, and shortly thereafter Homestead Mine started up. This mining area generally consisted of an area bordered on the North by Western Kentucky Parkway and South, East, and West by the Green River.

Have the Kentucky Goblins Returned? Exclusive Photos!

Have the Kentucky Goblins Returned? Exclusive Photos!

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 · Have the creatures from one of ufology's most famous cases of extraterrestrial visitation returned? If the claims of one man from rural Kentucky are to be believed, that just may be the case. Unidentifiable footprints, snatched pets, and alien hunting Vietnam vets. We've got the whole story, including exclusive photos of the alleged creatures.

The War on Poverty in the Pages of LIFE: Appalachia ...

The War on Poverty in the Pages of LIFE: Appalachia ...

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Appalachia, eastern Kentucky, 1964. John Dominis/Life Pictures/Shutterstock. Eighteenyearold Ray Martin was a lucky man by local standards. He had a job in a mine near Isom, one of the shoestring 'dog holes' kept operating thanks to low wages, backbreaking labor, .

Kentucky Coal Miners

Kentucky Coal Miners

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This site is dedied to the Coal Miners of Kentucky, who worked deep in the cold dark tunnels with only a carbide lamp to light the way. Many lost their lives due to the neglect of operators who in some cases robbed the miner of his dignity, his honor and his rights to earn a decent living for his family.

Minerals of Kentucky, Indiana, Surrounding States

Minerals of Kentucky, Indiana, Surrounding States

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 · In central Kentucky and western Kentucky and southern Illinois they occur in veins. Joint fractures (nature stress fractures with thin gaps) are a minor source of minerals because they have little space for free crystal growth.

Black Star Coal Mining Camp

Black Star Coal Mining Camp

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Black Star Coal Mining Camp Alva, Kentucky. Please Read: Considerable time and effort went into collecting the pictures and information contained in this web site. If you use any of these pictures on another website or facebook, please mention where you got them. Thanks.