Gauley Mtn. Coal Co. 1876

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Gauley Mtn. Coal Co. 1876 - EIGHT BECKLEY Coal Moved From Ansted Mine For...
EIGHT BECKLEY Coal Moved From Ansted Mine For 100 Gauley Mountain Coal Co. Fuel At Ansted In mountain of coal in chichi person of Peter Cooper Hewitt, ' was: one of the earliest customers -"of the Chesapeake Ohio Hailway,baying Hailway,baying built a narrow gauge rail- The mourstaia of coal heM by i the company can began The Gauley Mountain Coal Co. i any of toe other seams they contains: all of the seams in. the! since all are of iranable A unique aspect of the original C - - 0 cars at. this intersection. {Gas,, or Campbell's Creek series.. | miners j David.. Ansted : traveled to . thejPoweilton,. and agle series. The! tion, On Ms "engineering force in the! fry Gauley' Mountain Coal. T h e ooei ' : early years of the corripaii'y~w-as aJEagle seam'has been mined young man named W.'N. Page, little, and the Coaliburg minea Hawks : Nest Coal Co. operated ratherexteEsively in ttie past The: iihe 1SS9 -come kaown as The Gauley Moun-jbasis. siii'Coal^CoTPurchasmf the'prorFt At the- present shop foreman, has been employed at the operation since 1910. j Hie change in. managameait very manage- because as Ex-President time, Gauley j Hewitt stated recently, "it is thai, · mining operations as heretofore f ;o come." Mine Product Drops Down Mountain's Side The product of Gauley Moun- i the side of the mountain to the tain Coal Co. Ansted mine is an- j tspcle. This structure, located loaded by rotary dump a n d ' j about half way dowai-ine moun- iropped more than 700 feet down I ..tain,, horsses the-rotary dump, a bin, and the Sight conveyor the coal down to the pie. Firm Possesses Modern Shop Facilities ·Modern, shop facilities a r e ifounci s-t the Ansted mine of Gauley Mountain Coal Co. and are shown in the above photo in the center of the picture. At the right of the picture is the fore- man's office, while some of surface track facilities are in foreground. ' :

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  1. Beckley Post-Herald,
  2. 07 Aug 1956, Tue,
  3. Page 8

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