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BLACKWOOD, VA

Blackwood Coal and Coke Company opened the Blackwood mines in 1903.

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Early 20th Century view of the company store and company houses. (Coal Age image via Google Books)


Almost the same view in the 21st Century. (2017 image by author)


Front of the former Blackwood company store. (2017 image by author)


The metal roofing on the store is coming off. (2017 image by author)


The remaining coal camp houses. Only one of them is still occupied. (2017 image by author)


Detail of one of the company houses. (2017 image by author)


(2017 image by author)

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