Kentucky Coal Heritage
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Perry County, Kentucky Coal Camps

Compiled from Dodrill's 10,000 Coal Company Stores

COMPANY

COMMUNITY

COUNTY

YEARS OF OPERATION

EMPLOYEES

Columbus Mining Company

Allais

Perry

1925-1954

151

Carrs Fork Coal Company, Inc.

Allock

Perry

1919-1958

300

Perkins-Bowling Coal Corporation

Anco

Perry

1925-1938

100

Columbus Mining Company

Barridge

Perry

1929-1954

160

Blue Diamond Coal Company

Blue Diamond

Perry

1915-1958

800

First Creek Coal Company

Blue Diamond

Perry

1916-1918

100

First Creek Mining Company

Blue Diamond

Perry

1919-1924

175

Kentucky-Hayslen Coal Company

Blue Diamond

Perry

1936-1944

75

Kentucky Block Coal Mining Company

Blue Diamond

Perry

1923-1933

100

Liberty Coal Company

Blue Diamond

Perry

1917-1920

300

Blue Diamond Coal Company

Bonnyman

Perry

1927-1935

300

Crawford Coal Corporation

Bonnyman

Perry

1919-1933

210

Liberty Coal Company

Bonnyman

Perry

1920-1926

300

Ajax Coal Company

Bulan

Perry

1919-1958

125

Buchanan Coal Company

Bulan

Perry

1940-1957

140

Buchanan Mining Company

Bulan

Perry

1934-1936

50

Gray Mining Company

Bulan

Perry

1935-1935

125

Hosman Coal Company

Bulan

Perry

1931-1933

100

Howard Coal Company

Bulan

Perry

1931-1934

100

Indian Head Coal Company

Bulan

Perry

1925-1932

75

Indian Head Mining Company, Inc.

Bulan

Perry

1935-1945

110

Trace Fork Coal Company

Bulan

Perry

1930-1932

50

Trace Fork Mining Company

Bulan

Perry

1921-1922

95

Davis Collieries Company

Butterfly

Perry

1925-1937

85

Chavies Coal Company

Chavies

Perry

1931-1939

100

Colvan Mining Company

Chavies

Perry

1919-1921

30

Coneva Coal Corporation

Chavies

Perry

1923-1929

300

Corneva Coal Corporation

Chavies

Perry

1917-1919

200

Corneva Coal Corporation

Chavies

Perry

1917-1919

200

Columbus Mining Company

Christopher

Perry

1926-1950

100

Clemons Coal Company

Clemons

Perry

1955-1958

40

Columbus Mining Company

Combs

Perry

1951-1954

42

C.L. Ryley Coal Company

Combs

Perry

1928-1936

75

Kentucky Boone Coal Company

Combs

Perry

1942-1942

175

Kentucky Sun Coal Company

Combs

Perry

1940-1958

125

Sunfire Coal Company

Combs

Perry

1935-1939

90

East Kentucky Coal Company

Cornetsville

Perry

1928-1934

100

Klenekole Mining Company

Cornettsville

Perry

1919-1921

20

Darb Fork Coal Company

Darbfork

Perry

1931-1953

125

Diamond Block Coal Company

Diablock

Perry

1916-1932

70

Fourseam Block Collieries Company

Diablock

Perry

1916-1923

100

Fourseam Coal Corporation, Inc.

Diablock

Perry

1936-1958

300

John P. Gorman Coal Company

Diablock

Perry

1923-1932

150

Meem-Haskins Coal Corporation

Diablock

Perry

1921-1936

150

Himyar Coal Company

Domino

Perry

1921-1930

225

Himyar Coal Corporation

Domino

Perry

1933-1934

175

Himyar Coal Corporation

Domino

Perry

1914-1921

250

Raccoon Coal Company

Douglas

Perry

1914-1914

35

Lots Creek Coal Company, Inc.

Downing

Perry

1918-1929

40

East Kentucky Coal Company

Fusonia

Perry

1921-1928

60

Fort Branch Coal Company

Fusonia

Perry

1922-1923

35

Osceola Coal Corporation

Fusonia

Perry

1924-1930

35

East Tennessee Coal Company

Glomawr

Perry

1915-1917

125

Hatfield-Campbell Creek Coal Company

Glomawr

Perry

1928-1947

350

Hatfield Reliance Coal Company

Glomawr

Perry

1925-1928

400

C.L. Ryley Coal Company

Happy

Perry

1928-1936

150

Defiance Coal Mining Company

Happy

Perry

1921-1930

150

Happy Coal Company, Inc.

Happy

Perry

1937-1942

150

Hazard Block Coal Company

Happy

Perry

1921-1928

50

Scuddy Coal Company

Happy

Perry

1923-1925

150

Hardy-Burlingham Mining Company

Hardburly

Perry

1931-1948

487

Old King Mining Company

Hardburly

Perry

1933-1958

250

Harvey Coal Corporation

Harveyton

Perry

1931-1953

400

Harvey Coal Corporation, Inc.

Harveyton

Perry

1925-1956

400

Blue Bird Mining Company

Hazard

Perry

1942-1945

100

Blue Grass Coal Corporation

Hazard

Perry

1915-1921

200

Blue Grass Mining Company

Hazard

Perry

1933-1944

250

Blue Jay Coal Company

Hazard

Perry

1923-1930

40

Buchanan Coal Company

Hazard

Perry

1951-1957

100

Columbus Mining Company

Hazard

Perry

1916-1924

290

Darb Fork Coal Company

Hazard

Perry

1919-1930

125

Diamond Block Coal Company

Hazard

Perry

1916-1932

100

Hazard-Dean Coal Company

Hazard

Perry

1914-1915

40

Hazard Bluegrass Coal Corporation

Hazard

Perry

1921-1926

425

Indian Head Coal Company

Hazard

Perry

1921-1924

75

Kentucky Jewell Coal Company

Hazard

Perry

1914-1917

75

Ketucky Bluegrass Mining Company

Hazard

Perry

1945-1953

200

The Wakenva Coal Company

Hazard

Perry

1927-1929

460

Trace Fork Mining Company

Hazard

Perry

1923-1928

95

Walkers Branch Fuel Corporation

Hazard

Perry

1921-1926

35

Daniel Boone Coal Corporation

Heiner

Perry

1926-1927

150

Maynard Coal Company

Heiner

Perry

1921-1925

250

Columbus Mining Company

Hilton

Perry

1929-1950

190

Coolidge Coal Company

Hombre

Perry

1925-1929

26

Fort Branch Coal Company

Hombre

Perry

1918-1922

25

Hombre Coal Company

Hombre

Perry

1917-1923

50

Acup Creek Coal Company

Jeff

Perry

1919-1924

100

Clinton Coal Company

Jeff

Perry

1919-1926

25

Kenmont Coal Company

Jeff

Perry

1916-1953

225

Kermont Coal Company

Jeff

Perry

1931-1953

225

Meem-Haskins Coal Corporation

Kodak

Perry

1930-1950

150

D.M. Williams Coal Company

Krypton

Perry

1923-1926

12

Ledford Coal Company

Krypton

Perry

1919-1923

20

Lincoln Coal Company

Krypton

Perry

1917-1923

150

Southeastern Kentucky Coal Company

Krypton

Perry

1919-1924

25

York Coal Corporation

Krypton

Perry

1919-1925

50

Blue Diamond Coal Company

Leatherwood

Perry

1927-1948

650

Daniel Boone Coal Corporation

Lennut

Perry

1926-1934

100

Maynard Coal Company

Lennut

Perry

1921-1925

300

North Fork Coal Company

Lennut

Perry

1914-1915

100

Number Four Coal Company

Lennut

Perry

1917-1921

20

Number Four Superior Coal Company

Lennut

Perry

1921-1928

75

Daniel Boone Coal Corporation

Lennutt

Perry

1930-1931

100

Algoma Block Coal Company

Lothair

Perry

1918-1958

125

Ashless Coal Company

Lothair

Perry

1915-1919

125

Ashless Coal Corporation

Lothair

Perry

1922-1926

140

Black Gold Mining Company

Lothair

Perry

1933-1951

125

Lincoln Coal Company

Napfor

Perry

1924-1934

150

Daniel Boone Coal Corporation

Pioneer

Perry

1930-1931

122

Daniel Boone Coal Corporation

Pioneer

Perry

1926-1931

122

Wizard Coal Company

Pioneer

Perry

1933-1934

140

C.L. Ryley Coal Company

Scuddy

Perry

1928-1936

125

Happy-Scuddy Coal Company

Scuddy

Perry

1945-1951

100

Happy Coal Company, Inc.

Scuddy

Perry

1938-1942

150

Marlowe Coal Company

Scuddy

Perry

1934-1957

200

Marlowe Coal Company

Scuddy

Perry

1934-1940

200

Scuddy Coal Company

Scuddy

Perry

1926-1929

150

Scuddy Mining Company

Scuddy

Perry

1943-1944

100

Stoker Coal Company

Scuddy

Perry

1946-1957

75

Hazard Jellico Coal Company

Staub

Perry

1919-1924

125

Storm King Coal Company, Inc.

Storm King

Perry

1915-1925

100

Storm King Fuel Company

Storm King

Perry

1926-1926

150

Trace Fork Mining Company

Storm King

Perry

1923-1928

75

Blue Diamond Coal Company

Toner

Perry

1927-1947

100

Old King Mining Company

Tribbey

Perry

1933-1958

160

Black Joe Coal Company

Typo

Perry

1919-1924

70

Hazard Junior Coal Company

Typo

Perry

1919-1924

20

Kentucky Block Coal Company

Typo

Perry

1917-1919

60

Kentucky Block Mining Company

Typo

Perry

1919-1923

85

Commercial Coal Mining Company

Ulvah

Perry

1921-1930

90

C.L. Ryley Coal Company

Vicco

Perry

1928-1936

100

Meem-Haskins Coal Corporation

Vicco

Perry

1924-1929

150

Raccoon Coal Corporation

Vicco

Perry

1937-1943

125

Baker Coal Company

Viper

Perry

1921-1923

50

Blue Jacket Coal Company

Viper

Perry

1927-1928

45

Dakota Block Coal Company

Viper

Perry

1917-1919

20

Colwell Blythe Coal Company

Yerkes

Perry

1921-1925

20

Solar Coal Company

Yerkes

Perry

1919-1928

100



 

 

 

 

 

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