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ROSSMORE, WV

Rossmore was a coal camp and coal mine operated by the Logan Mining Company in 1916. The high quality Island Creek seam coal mined at Rossmore was rated at ~14,500 BTU and 0.81% sulphur.


Children playing on the playground with the tipple in the background. (Circa 1922 "Keystone Coal Catalog" image via Google Books)


Vintage view of the tipple showing the conveyor coming right out of the mine portal and going up to the top of the tipple. Main Island Creek flowed between the tipple and the mine. (Circa 1922 "Keystone Coal Catalog" image via Google Books)


Some of the Rossmore coal camp still exists in the 21st Century. (Dec. 2017 image by author)


Rossmore no longer has the company town look. (Dec. 2017 image by author)


Rossmore Mine conveyor abutment and sealed-up mine portal. (Feb. 2002 image by author)


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