Perryopolis Coal Mine History

Perryopolis Coal Mine History

PostBy: samhill On: Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:21 am

Article I found about a town & mines near where I used to live.
http://www.perryopolis.com/coal.shtml

The history of Perryopolis wouldn’t be complete without a reference to coal mining. Although Perryopolis itself is not a “company town” — a town built and owned by a coal company to house miners and their families close to the mines -- there were coal mines in and around town, and Perryopolis is surrounded by coal mining towns and patches. Star Junction, Victoria, Sweetcake, Panicktown, Whitsett, and Wickhaven were all coal mining towns or patches.
samhill
 
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