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KENVIR, KY


Part of an old mine opening. Black Mountain Coal Co. was a subsidiary of Peabody Coal Co. As you can see this was Mine No. 30 in the Darby coal seam. Nearby No. 31 and No. 32 were opened a few years later. (2014 image by Kenneth Lockhart)


Peabody marketed their coal under the trade name "Great Heart." (2017 image by author)


Remaining Kenvir coal camp housing. (2017 image by author)


The name Kenvir is a combination of Kentucky and Virginia. (2017 image by author)


Peabody Coal closed the Kenvir mines in 1958. (2017 image by author)

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