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Image of Straight Creek Mine - Whitton-Wood Family Photograph Collection

Straight Creek Mine - Whitton-Wood Family Photograph Collection

Hilda Whitton, and Ella Whitton Wood in a coal car with other women at Straight Creek Coal Mine, two men standing by. Verso reads, "Straight Creek Mine Font Row Women Left Hilda Whitton Right Ella Whitton Wood." Straight Creek is an unincorporated community and coal town in Carter County, Kentucky.

Image of Postcards from Campbell, Letcher, and Johnson County Kentucky - McDonough Postcard Collection

Postcards from Campbell, Letcher, and Johnson County Kentucky - McDonough Postcard Collection

Collection of 18 postcards featuring images from Campbell, Letcher, and Johnson County, Kentucky. 993PC2.1: Unidentified man with a horse, ca. 1914 993PC2.2: First steam engine in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky 993PC2.3: Grading Team, Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, ca. 1914 993PC2.4: Tipple #1, Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, 1912 993PC2.5: Power House and Railroad Bridge, West Van Lear, Johnson County, Kentucky, ca. 1913 993PC2.6: #206 Tipple, Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky 993PC2.7: Tipple constructed in 1915, Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky 993PC2.8: First Police Force in Jenkins, Lectcher County, Kentucky, ca. 1904-1918 993PC2.9: View

Image of Bath County iron ore mine                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Bath County iron ore mine - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Men working in the Bath County iron ore mines. Iron ore 5 feet thick. Photograph taken at Olympia Station C. & O. R. R. [Chesapeake and Ohio Railway]

Image of Bath County iron ore mine                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Bath County iron ore mine - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Men working in the Bath County iron ore mine, two men look from above. Iron ore strata 15 feet thick.

Image of Bath County iron ore mine                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Bath County iron ore mine - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

View of men working in the Bath County iron ore mines, field of crops in background.

Image of Screening and loading incline                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Screening and loading incline - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

View of screening and loading incline at Bath County iron mines.

Image of Bath County iron ore mine                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Bath County iron ore mine - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Men working at ore strata along edge of crop field at Bath County iron ore mines.

Image of Iron ore strata                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Iron ore strata - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Iron ore (15 feet thick) in a mountainside in Bath County, Kentucky. A shovel, two pickaxes, and a spading fork lie on the ground around the mining site.

Image of Red and blue iron ore strata                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Red and blue iron ore strata - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Face of iron ore at Bath County iron ore mines showing red ore strata [top layer] and blue ore strata [bottom layer] with equipment lying around the site, near Olympia, Kentucky.

Image of Iron ore reduction equipment                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Iron ore reduction equipment - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

View of pulley driven iron ore reduction equipment at iron ore mines.

Image of Iron ore processing building                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Iron ore processing building - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Close up view of iron ore processing building with wheel barrels and equipment.

Image of Landscape view                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Landscape view - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Landscape view, iron ore processing building and tipple in the background.

Image of Panoramic view of mining operations                                                                                                                                                                                                                            - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Panoramic view of mining operations - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Left half of panoramic view of iron ore mine processing buildings, tipple, and N. N. & M. V. Co. [Newport News and Mississippi Valley] rail cars in foreground which later became part of the C. & O. [Chesapeake and Ohio Railway] [SEE ALSO: RCBT-MT-016 for right view of panorama]

Image of Panoramic view of mining operations                                                                                                                                                                                                                            - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Panoramic view of mining operations - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Right half of panoramic view of iron ore mine processing buildings, tipple, and N. N. & M. V. Co. [Newport News and Mississippi Valley] rail cars in foreground which later became part of the C. & O. [Chesapeake and Ohio Railway] [SEE ALSO: RCBT-MT-015 for left view of panorama]

Image of Iron ore rail cars                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Iron ore rail cars - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Close up view of N. N. & M. V. Co. [Newport News and Mississippi Valley] rail cars at iron ore mines.

Image of Iron ore rail car                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Iron ore rail car - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Close up view of N. N. & M. V. Co. [Newport News and Mississippi Valley] rail cars at iron ore mines.

Image of Log boom and coke oven                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Log boom and coke oven - Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Collection

Log boom and coke oven on Straight Creek at lower end of Pineville Gap.