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Monaville, WV - Logan, WV History and Nostalgia

Monaville was originally called Vanceville. "The name was believed to have been changed to Monaville in honor of Mona Wilkinson, the daughter of a prominent coal mining official.

Madison, West Virginia (WV 25130) profile: population, maps ...

Madison: The Coal River from the walkway that used to be the old bridge from West Madison to Madison when I was a teenager.


HOME>SOUTHERN WV>POCAHONTAS COALFIELD>GARY . GARY, WV. Gary, named after U.S. Steel Chairman Judge Elbert Gary, was the crown jewel in U.S. Steel's mining empire (though the people in Lynch, KY may disagree).


The signs say "Coalwood Unincorporated" and "Home of the Rocket Boys." The houses are examples of "company houses," houses built by the mining company for use by the miners.

Excalibur Mineral Corporation - Recent List

This is a selection from several of our recent catalogs with full descriptions. For the latest lists, see our Current Catalog page; ourRare Species pages provide an alphabetical and locality list of offerings from the past several years only.

14 Best Things to Do in Morgantown, West Virginia

Housed in the West Virginia University's Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, the Royce J. & Caroline B. Watts Museum is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of West Virginia's coal and petroleum industries.

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The 5-month-old was found face down wearing only a soiled onesie.

Pat Smiths Mccomas WV Website

Old Photo of Red Hollow at McComas. This photo was found in a trunk of an elderly lady who passed in on to Elbert "Dizzy" Harris who shared it with me and my viewers on this website.

Farming as I Have Known It -

After thoughts . More on beef, food, farm life and economics.. 98. June 10, 2014. My writing for this blog has become less frequent for the last couple of years because of the invasion of the shale drilling industry, which now occupies most of my free time.

c. 1880 Italianate – Earlington, KY | Old House Dreams

This is the kind of old building that is important to save because of the history it represents to a small town, in this case a history of farming, coal mining, and the railroad.

Growing Up in the Coal Filled Hollows of West Virginia

Wonderful!! I started seeing memories just running across my visonary tract!!! My Daddy was a COAL MINER, Olga Coal Co, Coalwood, WV (McDowell Co); he was raised in Marytown and my mother was from Capels, WV. Home Page

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Insulator Companies and their History - R=Infinity

Insulator Companies . List Includes U. S. and Foreign Companies. and Company Catalogs in the Files of the. Insulator Research Service. R=∞ Home The original company listing was put together as a searching guide for a research trip to the Smithsonian Natural History Museum catalog archives in August 2006.

West Virginia - Wikipedia

West Virginia (/ v ər ˈ dʒ ɪ n i ə / ( listen)) is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States. It is bordered by Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, Ohio to the northwest, and Pennsylvania and Maryland to the northeast.

Confederate Soldiers, West Virginia - WVGenWeb Project

BIOGRAPHIES OF WEST VIRGINIA CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS. From Confederate Military History, edited by Gen. Clement A. Evans, 1899

Timelapse: Landsat Satellite Images of Climate Change, via ...

In 2008 the U.S. government ruled that those pictures, which had been available for sale to the public, should be free. That caught the attention of the folks at Google.

West Virginia: Facts, Map and State Symbols ...

West Virginia's official flag was adopted in 1929. The flag has a white field surrounded by blue. The state seal is encircled by a garland of the state flower (rhododendron), in the center of the flag. The seal pictures two men (a farmer and a miner) around a rock bearing the date June 20, 1863 (the ...

The Rise and Fall of Coal in McDowell County, West Virginia

After leaving the New River area, we drove through the dark to the Elkhorn Inn in Landgraff, West Virginia. Landgraff is in McDowell County in the southeast corner of the state.

Coalwood, West Virginia - Official Site

The Letter by Steve Date (Above) Watch Steve Date's film The Letter.Homer Hickam describes the film this way: "A beautiful story of love and family from my hometown, Coalwood, West Virginia."

Bridgeport, West Virginia (WV 26431) profile: population ...

Median gross rent in 2016: $952. Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip code 26330. Bridgeport, WV residents, houses, and apartments details