• ABCs of Coal Loaders – Appalachian Railroad Modeling

    by Dan Bourque. In ABCs of Coal, we learned a little about how coal is formed, now we're going to look at coal where it meets the rails–at the tipple. I'm not going to go into depth about mining techniques, but here's the basics.

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  • Illinois Genealogy and History Guide

    Illinois Genealogy guide to free records in census, marriage, birth, death, and other records databases online.

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  • Coal for Home Heating - Made in the U.S.A. - SHTFBlog.com

    "Coal!?" you say. "Blech! Dirty, polluting, nasty stuff. People stopped using it on the 1950's for a reason." Well, stereo-types die hard. What's different

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  • Associated Press | Time

    Read the latest stories about Associated Press on Time

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  • The Foundation » American Coal Foundation

    About the American Coal Foundation. Learn more about the American Coal Foundation, including who is involved with the organization and what it provides for educators.

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  • Cumberland Elementary School - Home

    About Cumberland Elementary. Cumberland Elementary is part of the Harlan County School District. We are located at 322 Golf Course Road, Cumberland, KY 40823.

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  • Preliminary Accident Reports, Fatality Alerts, and Fatal ...

    Find current and historical Preliminary Accident Reports, Fatality Alerts, and Fatal Accident Reports for coal and metal/nonmetal mines. Access quarterly and annual summaries of mining fatalities along with associated best practices and preventative recommendations.

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  • KENTUCKY COAL HERITAGE

    Kentucky History - Coal Around April 13, 1750 Dr. Thomas Walker was the first recorded person to discover and use coal in Kentucky. In 1820 the first commercial mine, known as the "McLean drift bank" opened in Kentucky, near the Green River and Paradise in Muhlenberg County; and we have been mining coal ever since.

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  • Kentucky Coal Education - Online Since 1996

    Welcome to the "Kentucky Coal and Energy Education Project" The majority of the funding for the Coal Education Web Site is provided by the Kentucky Foundation.

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  • Loretta Lynn Coal Miner's Daughter Home Butcher Holler Kentucky

    A Little History of Loretta Lynn Loretta Lynn is a country music legend whose life story, as told in her 1976 autobiography Coal Miner's Daughter, is almost as well known as her music.

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  • Chautauqua Characters - Kentucky Humanities Council

    The current Kentucky Chautauqua cast includes 27 figures from Kentucky's rich and colorful history. From John G. Fee's fight to abolish slavery and Mary Todd Lincoln's life as America's First Lady, to Alice Lloyd's struggle to bring education to Appalachia and the humorous stories of Harland "Colonel" Sanders, Kentucky Chautauqua offers ...

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  • Violence against Chinese - cinarc.org

    The 1886 anti-Chinese riot in Seattle saw many white Seattlites behave shamefully while some, like Judge Thomas Burke, behaved heroically.

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  • KYGenWeb Project - Online Kentucky Genealogy Resources

    USGenWeb Archives: Biographies : Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project ~ now searchable and on the KyGenWeb site.

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  • Home - UMWA

    L.U. 2463 Financial Assistance. Local Union 2463 have been in a seven month fight for a new contract at AEP Cook Coal Terminal and has spent several thousand dollars in this fight.

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  • Mine Portal 31 Lynch, Kentucky

    Now Open For Underground Rail Tours Tour Information . Located in Harlan County, Lynch, Kentucky . Built By: United States Coal and Coke Company, a subsidiary of U.S. Steel Corp.

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  • Mountaintop removal mining - Wikipedia

    Mountaintop removal mining (MTR), also known as mountaintop mining (MTM), is a form of surface mining that involves the topographical alteration and/or removal of a summit, hill, or ridge to access buried coal seams.

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  • Community Impacts of Mountaintop Removal – Appalachian Voices

    A community in Wise County, Virginia sits at the base of a mountaintop removal coal mine. Photo by Jamie Goodman

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  • West Virginia Tourist Attractions - Roadside America

    The best West Virginia oddities and offbeat attractions, road trip and vacation recommendations from Roadside America's writers and experts -- museums, statues, roadside stops, odd buildings, weird folk art.

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  • House Joint Resolution 38 - Congress.gov | Library of Congress

    Summary of H.J.Res.38 - 115th Congress (2017-2018): Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule.

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  • coal - Wiktionary

    Apr 03, 2018 · Homophones: cole, kohl Noun []. coal (countable and uncountable, plural coals) (uncountable) A black rock formed from prehistoric plant remains, composed largely of carbon and burned as a fuel.

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  • Energy Firms in Secretive Alliance With Attorneys General ...

    Dec 06, 2014 · They share a common philosophy about the reach of the federal government, but the companies also have billions of dollars at stake. And the collaboration is likely to grow: For the first time in modern American history, Republicans in January will control a majority — 27 — of attorneys general's offices.

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  • Kentucky Coal Mining Museum in Harlan County switches to ...

    The Kentucky Coal Mining Museum has 4 floors of non-stop history to keep you busy for hours! Located in Benham, KY. A post shared by Drive Kentucky (@drivekentucky) on Apr 10, 2015 at 1:17pm PDT

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  • City of Middlesboro, Kentucky

    City of Middlesboro, Kentucky...A site of information

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  • Sago Mine disaster - Wikipedia

    The Sago Mine disaster was a coal mine explosion on January 2, 2006, at the Sago Mine in Sago, West Virginia, United States, near the Upshur County seat of Buckhannon.The blast and collapse trapped 13 miners for nearly two days; only one survived.

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