Below Are Some Great Links To Other Sites About Coal Mining and Coal Mining Memorials
Coal Miners In Kentucky - Mining info about Harlan County, Kentucky and surrounding areas. Lots of pictures and stories.
Harry M. Caudill Library, Whitesburg, KY - The Library at Whitesburg is a great resource for researching coal mining and the genealogy of coal mining families. The Library is conveniently located on Main Street in the old Hobb's building.
Kentucky Virtual Library - Great site! Contains old photographs of coal mining towns etc.
Mine Safety and Health Administration - Lots of info on coal mining. Be sure to go to the "site manager" and visit the mining museums and memorials in Kentucky.
Roger Philpot's Mining Page - Pictures, articles and info about mining in east Kentucky. Lots of other links about coal mining.
Scotia Mine Disaster - Information on USMRA.com's site about the mine disaster and investigation.
United States Mine Rescue Association - Statistics on mining accidents and details of rescue operations.
Weather Conditions - Check the weather conditions and forcast at the "Coal Miner's Memorial" in Jackhorn, KY.
Kentucky Coal Education Website - The Kentucky Coal Education site contains lots of useful information. Including information about Kentucky Coal; Teacher Resources; Professional Resources; and Fun Stuff.
Miningusa.com - MiningUSA contains several old mining photos and a great section on mining history and tourism.
Portal 31 - Kentucky's first exhibition mine. Located in Lynch, Harlan Co., KY. Website offers tour photos and videos of Portal 31.