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Southern West Virginia Coal Country
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: James E. Casto
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Coal was mined in Southern West Virginia even before the state's birth in 1863 but was mostly consumed within a few miles of where it was dug. When the railroads arrived on the scene, they not only provided a means of getting that coal to market, they also brought in
Postcard History Series
Language: en
Pages: 127
Authors: Jay Chatman
Categories: Coal trade
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher:

Coal was discovered in McDowell County, located in the Billion Dollar Coalfield of southern West Virginia, in 1748, but it was not explored or mined until the early 1800s. Mill Creek Coal and Coke Company shipped the first railroad car of coal in March 1883 via the Norfolk and Western
American Book Publishing Record
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Jay Chatman
Categories: American literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

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Charleston
Language: en
Pages: 127
Authors: Stan Bumgardner
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Take a trip back in time and see how downtown Charleston, West Virginia, looked nearly 100 years ago. This new book is the most complete collection of historic Charleston postcards ever published. The images illustrate how Charleston grew from a small town to become the state capital and a thriving
McDowell County Coal and Rail
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Jay Chatman
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-11 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Over 200 fascinating postcard images show early coal mining in McDowell County and how it progressed throughout the years. Coal was discovered in McDowell County, located in the Billion Dollar Coalfield of southern West Virginia, in 1748, but it was not explored or mined until the early 1800s. Mill Creek