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Rare photo from an old copy of "Island Creek Pioneer Magazine" in 1922 showing Opera House and Band Stand and a row of residences in Holden, Logan Co WV-Coal Mining Town--by Keith Davis posted by Lula Browning to IMWVCT

Rare photo from an old copy of "Island Creek Pioneer Magazine" in 1922 showing Opera House and Band Stand and a row of residences in Holden, Logan Co WV-Coal Mining Town--by Keith Davis posted by Lula Browning to IMWVCT

West Virginia Coal Companies | ... coal mining 1930s more information title deerfield west virginia coal

Coal Tipple in Matewan WV As little girls, Aunt Wanda somehow locked Mom up in the top of one of these.

Typical eight room, two family houses. Each half of the house rents for from $10 to $11 monthly plus $1 for water and $2 for electricity. Southern Coal Corporation, Bradshaw Mine, Bradshaw, McDowell County, West Virginia., 08/27/1946

Bradshaw, McDowell County, West Virginia - Wash day at the coal camp - image from "A Medical Survey of the Bituminous Coal Industry" via the National Archives

Logan Methodist WV this is where we got married and little bit was with us.

Logan Methodist WV this is where we got married and little bit was with us.

Logan County Coal

Logan County photos - A large collection of vintage Logan County, West Virginia photos.

Coal miner, John Tom Blanton's residence, exterior (Tribbey, Kentucky) (1944). United Mine Workers of America, Historical Collections and Labor Archives, Special Collections Library, University Libraries, Pennsylvania State University via Flickr.

Coal miner, John Tom Blanton’s residence, exterior (Tribbey, Kentucky) (by Penn State Special Collections Library)

Coal Camp Living--Raven Red Ash Coal Co, Tazewell Co, VA--COMCWV-TEK

Junior Camp, Red Jacket, WV (Matewan) courtesy of Yvonne DeHart. The Red Jacket…

October 1935. Coal miners' houses in Omar, West Virginia. 35mm nitrate negative by Ben Shahn for the Farm Security Administration.

October Coal miners' houses in Omar, West Virginia. nitrate negative by Ben Shahn for the Farm Security Administration.

NEAR ISLAND CREEK COAL CO. MINE #21 AT HOLDEN, WV. LOCOMOTIVES PREPARING TO COUPLE TO TRAIN OF EMPTIES BOUND FOR ISLAND CREEK MINE #27 AT SCARLET, WV ON THE TRACE FORK SUBDIVISION. 1950.

NEAR ISLAND CREEK COAL CO. MINE #21 AT HOLDEN, WV. LOCOMOTIVES PREPARING TO COUPLE TO TRAIN OF EMPTIES BOUND FOR ISLAND CREEK MINE #27 AT SCARLET, WV ON THE TRACE FORK SUBDIVISION. 1950.

Mount Olive Baptist Church Stirrat, Logan County, WV-1970--IMWVCT

Mount Olive Baptist Church, Stirrat, WV, 1970 - The church is adjacent to the Wheeling Steel Corporation coal preparation plant.

Federal troops patrolling Blair, WV in September 1921 following the Battle of Blair Mountain between  miners and Sheriff Chafin's army. Notice the houses, they are old coal camp houses

Federal troops patrolling Blair, WV in September 1921 following the Battle of Blair Mountain between miners and Sheriff Chafin's army. Notice the houses, they are old coal camp houses

View of Miners' Homes in a Coal Company Town near Logan West Virginia. Next to the Railroad Tracks 04/1974 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

View of Miners' Homes in a Coal Company Town near Logan West Virginia. Next to the Railroad Tracks

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