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High Coal, West VirginiaPhotos, maps and news from High Coal, West Virginia.Updated August 20, 2018.

High Coal or Highcoal is an unincorporated community and coal town located in Boone County, West Virginia, United States.

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10 Abandoned Places in West Virginia. MORE: 18 Photos That Show Life in West Virginia Coal Camps in the 40's.
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10 Abandoned Places in West Virginia. Dustin/Flickr.
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10 Abandoned Places in West Virginia. Ryan Stanton/Flickr.
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10 Abandoned Places in West Virginia. Kelly Michals/Flickr.
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COAL RIVER DISTRICT. Remaining hoist house and water tank support tower at Ameagle, WV. American Eagle Colliery Co. (hence the community's name) started mining coal at Ameagle ....
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10 Abandoned Places in West Virginia. bobistraveling/flickr.
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10 Abandoned Places in West Virginia. Taber Andrew Bain/Flickr.
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10 Abandoned Places in West Virginia. Dennis Church/Flickr.
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10 Abandoned Places in West Virginia. 10. Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum–Weston.
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COAL RIVER DISTRICT. Probably a coal bin or silo at Garrison. (Circa 1980s State Historic Preservation Office image0.
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COAL RIVER DISTRICT. At the eastern end of the small community of Van, WV can still be found a small coal camp built by the Youghiogheny and Ohio Coal Company..
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10 Abandoned Places in West Virginia. David Kent/Flickr.
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COAL RIVER DISTRICT. A thermal coal dryer at the former Eagles Nest plant. (Jan. 2016 image by author).
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COAL RIVER DISTRICT. Four States Coal & Coke's Sarita Mine, opened in 1913, was a sister mine/camp to Dorothy. (Pittsburg-Buffalo [sic] Company image via Google Books).
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COAL RIVER DISTRICT. "Jim from Bim" also contributed this photo of another tipple that used to be located at Van, WV. About this one Jim writes, "Here is a photo of Sid Brooks ....
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COAL RIVER DISTRICT. Same thing with this picture as above - I can't remember where I got this picture. This was the Royal Block Mining Company store at Morrisvale..
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10 Abandoned Places in West Virginia. Zach McCormick/Flickr.
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COAL RIVER DISTRICT. 1924 view of Vermillion Coal Company's tipple and coal camp at Orgas, WV. (Image courtesy of the Nellis Archives).
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COAL RIVER DISTRICT. Ruins of the coal mine that used to be at Garrison. The Webb Coal Mining Co. extracted coal at Garrison from 1911 to 1953. (Circa 1980s State Historical ....
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COAL RIVER DISTRICT. What was left of the tipple at Blue Pennant in 1987. (Image courtesy of tidester66 at picturetrail.com).
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COAL RIVER DISTRICT. A "box cut" for mine portals off of Route 85 in Boone County. (Image by author).