2018 West Virginia Festival Schedule | OhioFestivals.net

One of the most comprehensive festival lists with over 250 West Virginia festivals. Explore West Virginia, one funnel cake at a time.

Coal mining | Britannica.com

Coal mining: Coal mining, extraction of coal deposits from the surface of Earth and from underground. Coal is the most abundant fossil fuel on Earth. Its predominant use has always been for producing heat energy.

Coal mining: West Virginia's coal industry has a dark past

In West Virginia, coal mining's dominance has come as a blessing and a curse. Learn about coal mining industry's dark past and how it shaped--literally and figuratively--the Mountain State.

West Virginia Very Small Towns and Villages (fewer than 1000 ...

All Cities; US states; West Virginia Very Small Towns and Villages (fewer than 1000 residents) West Virginia Very Small Towns and Villages (fewer than 1000 residents)

Coal Mining in Appalachia - The Moonlit Road

History of coal mining in southern Appalachia, and how it radically transformed the region.

2018 West Virginia Festival Schedule | OhioFestivals.net

One of the most comprehensive festival lists with over 250 West Virginia festivals. Explore West Virginia, one funnel cake at a time.

McDowell County, West Virginia - Wikipedia

McDowell County is a county in the U.S. state of West Virginia.As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,113. Its county seat is Welch. McDowell county is the southernmost county in the state.

Coal mining | Britannica.com

Coal mining: Coal mining, extraction of coal deposits from the surface of Earth and from underground. Coal is the most abundant fossil fuel on Earth. Its predominant use has always been for producing heat energy.

West Virginia | Capital, Population, Map, History, & Facts ...

West Virginia: West Virginia, constituent state of the U.S. It was admitted as the 35th state of the union in 1863. It is bordered to the north by Pennsylvania, to the east by Maryland and Virginia, to the southwest by Kentucky, and to the northwest by Ohio.

Criminal coal baron from West Virginia wants to go straight ...

Disgraced Coal Baron Don Blankenship Is Running for Senate in West Virginia Blakenship was in prison earlier this year for conspiracy to commit mine safety violations.

Coal Towns of West Virginia: A Pictorial Recollection ...

Mary Stevenson s most recent work, chronicles--through photographs the history of many of West Virginia s southern coal mining towns. For a time coal was king in West Virginia.

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.

Invoking noble coal miners is a mainstay of American politics

President Donald Trump recently visited West Virginia for the fourth time since taking office. He's more popular there than in any other state, partly because of his avowed passion for coal and coal miners.

Coal Mining in Appalachia - The Moonlit Road

History of coal mining in southern Appalachia, and how it radically transformed the region.

West Virginia - Wikipedia

West Virginia (/ v ər ˈ dʒ ɪ n i ə / ( listen)) is a state located in the Appalachian region in the Southern United States and in addition is also considered to be a part of the Middle Atlantic States.

Ghost Towns of the New River Gorge

Ghost Towns of the New River Gorge: Explore the abandoned coal mining towns of West Virginia's New River Gorge

Ghost Towns of the New River Gorge

Ghost Towns of the New River Gorge: Explore the abandoned coal mining towns of West Virginia's New River Gorge

Invoking noble coal miners is a mainstay of American politics

President Donald Trump recently visited West Virginia for the fourth time since taking office. He's more popular there than in any other state, partly because of his avowed passion for coal and coal miners.

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.

West Virginia Coal Mining - WVGenWeb Project

More information on the coal mines of West Virginia is one of the most frequent requests made. If you have information you would like to share with others, please send it to Gracie Stover.

King Coal : A Pictorial Heritage of West Virginia Coal Mining ...

King Coal : A Pictorial Heritage of West Virginia Coal Mining [Stan Cohen] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. King Coal is a well-illustrated overview of coal mining in the Mountain State.

Coal Mining - Coalwood, West Virginia

Coal Mining. Types of Coal Mines. There are four main types of coal mines: shaft mine, slope mine, drift mine, and surface (open-cast) mine. The mine at Coalwood was a shaft mine; the coal was brought up in an elevator from 600 to 800 feet underground.