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Telling Stories in a Tennessee Coal Town - The New York Times

Telling Stories in a Tennessee Coal Town. ... a former coal-mining town in the Cumberland Mountains a 45-minute drive north of Knoxville.

List of company towns in the United States - Wikipedia

List of company towns in the United States ... Alabama, formerly owned by Tennessee Coal, Iron and ... Pennsylvania, a now defunct coal mining town in Venango ...

Mining History – Travel Southeast Tennessee

Roadtrip: Mining History. View and ... showing the mining towns and the Mountain ... River from upper East Tennessee and established a coal mining operation at the ...

Ghost Towns and Lost Cities: Kentucky - In Wanderlust

Ghost Towns and Lost Cities: ... coal towns cater to one single mine, ... that doomed the Kentucky town. In 1959, the Tennessee Valley Authority opened the ...

Tennessee-Mines - Mining Artifacts

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Obama administration helping Tennessee coal mine towns

WASHINGTON — Claiborne County could use some money for a new hotel and an industrial park. Campbell County is looking to expand broadband internet service into isolated and sparsely populated areas.<br />

Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company - Wikipedia

The Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company ... mining and transporting coal around the towns of Cowan and Tracy City in the Cumberland Mountains, ...

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History of coal mining - Wikipedia. The miners, who lived in company towns, became politically active in left-wing politics during labour struggles for safety and fair wages. ...

Life in the Coal Mines – Travel Southeast Tennessee

The Marion County Coal Miners Museum in Whitwell, Tennessee, ... Museum displays mark more than a century of coal mining in Whitwell. ... (formerly the town of ...

National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Big ...

The old mining town of Blue Heron poses an interesting question: ... the Kentucky and Tennessee Railroad, the ... for entertainment in a coal town such as Blue Heron ...

This Creepy Ghost Town in Kentucky was Once Paradise

The stories that are told tend to be woven around abandoned coal towns such as ... the Pittsburg and Midway Coal Mining Company drained ... the Tennessee Valley ...

Tennessee Coal Mining, Railroading, and Logging in Cumberland ...

Tennessee Coal Mining, Railroading, and Logging ... developed it from breathing the thick sulfur smoke and coal dust in mining towns. ... TN. His mining career ...

Ghost Towns on the Cumberland Plateau - Appalachian History

Ghost Towns on the Cumberland ... about the "company towns" built by big mining ... the memories and the legends from a booming coal town, ...

Rexton, Tennessee - A Marion County Ghost Town

Included in this was coal and coke mining up the Sequatchie Valley and ... pictured above was the primary investor in Rexton, Tennessee. The mining town was named in ...

- APPALACHIAN COALFIELDS

A Scrapbook of Appalachian Coal Towns. ... obsessively comprehensive documentation of coal mines and coal mining towns in the Appalachian ... coalcampusa "at" yahoo ...

Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Anderson ...

Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > Anderson County. ... Marshall L. Coal mining towns: ... people in a not quite typical TN town during its first half ...

Tennessee and coal - SourceWatch

With 2.80 million tons of coal mined in 2006, Tennessee is one of the lesser coal mining states, making up only 0.2% of U.S. coal production. [1] Coal mines employed 643 people in 2006, all of which were non-union. [2] Tennessee had 63 coal-fired generating stations in 2005, with a total of 10,290 ...

Coal Mining | Encyclopedia of Alabama

Experiencing both boom and bust, the coal-mining industry has affected the lives of thousands of people in northern and central Alabama.The industry changed the face of the state—geographically, economically, socially, politically, culturally.

Appalachian Cultural Resources Workshop Papers (Coal Mining ...

Very little is known about coal mining in Tennessee ... Coal-towns were located ... resources associated with coal mining in the Cumberland Plateau, ...

Coal Mining in Appalachia - The Moonlit Road

Tags: Appalachian, Coal Mining 15 Responses to "Coal Mining in Appalachia" Seth: Were did coal minning start? kagan: well around tennessee or kentucky the reson i know this is becouse i live in the deep south of tennessee and my papow uncle orther uncle was a coal miner but it spread throught applitchan mountians

12 Ghost Towns in Kentucky that Step Back in Time

Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont ... This coal mining town in McCreary County was first inhabited in early 1902 by mining camps. The town of coal miners began to ...