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The Elkins Coal Field is the name used to describe a coal producing section of West Virginia that includes the following counties, in whole or it part: [[Braxton County|Braxton]], [[Lewis County|Lewis]], [[Webster County|Webster]], [[Upshur County|Upshur]], [[Randolph County|Randolph]], [[Tucker County|Tucker]], [[Grant County|Grant]], and [[Mineral County|Mineral]] counties.
 
The Elkins Coal Field is the name used to describe a coal producing section of West Virginia that includes the following counties, in whole or it part: [[Braxton County|Braxton]], [[Lewis County|Lewis]], [[Webster County|Webster]], [[Upshur County|Upshur]], [[Randolph County|Randolph]], [[Tucker County|Tucker]], [[Grant County|Grant]], and [[Mineral County|Mineral]] counties.
  
In about 1854 the New Creek Company, later the Piedmont Coal and Iron Company, began shipping coal via recently complete lines of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O), from mines located near the present-day site of [[Piedmont, West Virginia|Piedmont, WV, in Mineral County.
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In about 1854 the New Creek Company, later the Piedmont Coal and Iron Company, began shipping coal via recently complete lines of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O), from mines located near the present-day site of [[Piedmont, West Virginia|Piedmont, WV]], in Mineral County.

Revision as of 02:47, 7 December 2005

The Elkins Coal Field is the name used to describe a coal producing section of West Virginia that includes the following counties, in whole or it part: Braxton, Lewis, Webster, Upshur, Randolph, Tucker, Grant, and Mineral counties.

In about 1854 the New Creek Company, later the Piedmont Coal and Iron Company, began shipping coal via recently complete lines of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O), from mines located near the present-day site of Piedmont, WV, in Mineral County.