Picture of coal miner going home

Chapters:

Coal Heritage Trail Promo
Origin of Coal
The Beginning of the Coal Industry in the United States
Development of the Coal Industry in Virginia & West Virginia
Types of Underground Mines
Tipples
Pocahontas Mining Operations
Locating Workers
Skilled Workers
Women's Role in Mining Camps
The Coal Industry Quickly Expands
Coal Towns
Company Stores & Script Tokens
Mining Growth
Modern Coal Mining
Tribute to Miner's Family Servicemen
 

Bonus Features:

Reflections                                                 A History of Mining Safety

Pioneering Underground Mining             A History of Mining Machinery

Disaster at Tippleville Mine                        A Simulated Mine Explosion (Silent Movie)

Town of War, WV                                     A Typical Coal Mining Town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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