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PostPosted: Sun Nov 15, 2009 10:05 am 
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Location: Sw. Virginia
There A pretty good company to work for. They are real big on worker saftey at least they are at my mine. Not sure what detals your wanting be glad to answer any questions.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:30 am 
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Location: eastern ky, coalfields
I worked at Excel #1A (Use to be Pontiki #1A) and currently working at Rocksprings Development Camp Creek mine.


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Rocksprings development camp creek mine............................. are you guys developing a new mine or is that just the name?

Also, Do you know of any pitch coal mines in KY?

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I'll be interested in this answer. I have an idea, but it's out of my range.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 1:06 am 
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its just the name, but they are getting ready to put in a third portal.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2010 1:23 pm 
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I had a buddy that worked in that mines. He portaled at the East Lynn portal.

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When did he work at Rocksprings?


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 25, 2010 8:20 am 
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It was in 05. He was an outby foreman putting the slurry pipe to for the mine water. Then he came to work with me in Logan county WV.

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I once knew a preacher from Stollings. Got through there once, about 30 years ago.

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Cravat Coal Co and Oxford Mining Co, both stripping operations in Eastern Ohio. Now work underground at Rosebud Mining - Tusky Mine Dennison Ohio


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One of our inspectors had a Rosebud Mining hat on one day... i think it was rosebud. rose something.. it was camo

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Josh

When did you jump on here? :shock: :shock: :shock:
I think Mike still has his jacket out your way :roll:

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Doug wrote:
I once knew a preacher from Stollings. Got through there once, about 30 years ago.
Rev. Moss Craddock ???? We had another preacher there also, called him Baby Huey, he was pres of our local (UMWA 2935) and I worked with him, I never did know his real name...I lived in Stollings for several years.


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Rev. Kelly Lowery. He's been deceased for years now. But, I suspect everyone in town knew of him in the 60's and 70's. He wasn't the quite type in the least.

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Yep,, I had forgotten him.. Aspostolic (spelling) I had forgotten him. Sure a lot of preaachers for a town with only about 200 -300 people , :lol: :lol:


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