MORGAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY COAL CAMPS

 

COMPANY

TOWN or COMMUNITY

YEARS OF OPERATION

NO. # EMPLOYED

White Oak Cannel Coal Company

Caney

1905-1907

80

Kentucky Block Cannel Coal Company

Cannel City

1905-1933

250

Eureka Cannel Coal Company

Cannel City

1906-1907

25

Kentucky Buck Cannel Coal Company

Cannel City

1906-1913

250

Caney Cannel Coal Company

Caney

1907-1907

15

North Fork Cannel Coal Company

Redwine

1909-1913

28

Lee Coal Company

Redwine

1909-1920

20

Okey Meadows Mine, Inc.

Redwine

1923-1924

25

Lenox Bituminous Coal Company

Lenox

1919-1921

10

Lee Coal Company

Redwine

1924-1929

40



Courtesy of Ann Lemaster-Applegate



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It's dark as a dungeon and damp
as the dew,
Where the danger is double and
pleasures are few,
Where the rain never falls and
the sun never shines,
It's dark as a dungeon way down
in the mine.
---Merle Travis
Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress



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