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Dean & Roach Creek Mining Pictures

A collection of photographs pertaining to Coal and Coal Mining. Some taken by me, but most of them was given to me. People and places in and around the coal mining business at the Dean and Roach Creek mining camps and other places. Dean and Roach Creek was booming with activity for many years until its final closing sometime around 1959.

A large number of miners worked at these coal mines and lived with their families in the camps where almost everything was provided by the coal company; houses, school, church, and even a store for their grocery and hardware needs. We have a lot to be thankful for because of their hard work and meager living conditions that existed for the miner and his family.

If you can identify any of these pictures, please, contact me and I will make the changes. ERayAustin@outlook.com

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Letter from my dad, Luther "Luke" Austin, to wife of Robert Archie Byrd.
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Letter from my dad, Luther "Luke" Au…
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Stock Certificate
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Stock Certificate
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Singer, Molly O'Day
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Singer, Molly O'Day
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Roach Creek Boarding House, about 1923
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Roach Creek Boarding House, about 19…
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20 - Singer, Molly O'Day
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20 - Singer, Molly O'Day
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School Class at Dean and Roach's Creek, Scott, Tennessee about 1948
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School Class at Dean and Roach's Cre…
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Coal Company Housing at Dean and Roach's Creek
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Coal Company Housing at Dean and Roa…
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I remember a Rolling Store similar to this one coming once a week close to where we lived in Norma.
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I remember a Rolling Store similar t…
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Dean and Roach Creek about 1972. Loading coal from the mines above onto rail cars.
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Dean and Roach Creek about 1972. Loa…
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Front of Coal Miners Memorial
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Front of Coal Miners Memorial
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Back of Coal Miners Memorial
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Back of Coal Miners Memorial
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Coal Miners bust I purchased in Germany between 1987-1990.
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Coal Miners bust I purchased in Germ…
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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This is "NOT" Dean or Roach Creek
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Rev. Roy Lowe, a miner at Dean and Roach Creek Mines about 1959.
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Rev. Roy Lowe, a miner at Dean and R…
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Roger Baldwin and Crawford Byrd, at Dean and Roach Creek Mines about 1959.
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Roger Baldwin and Crawford Byrd, at …
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The old Incline at Dean and Roach Creek Mines about 1959.
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The old Incline at Dean and Roach Cr…
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Floyd Jeffers, a miner at Dean and Roach Creek Mines about 1959.
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Floyd Jeffers, a miner at Dean and R…
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Rev. Roy Lowe, a miner at Dean and Roach Creek Mines about 1959.
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Rev. Roy Lowe, a miner at Dean and R…
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Rev. Roy Lowe, and Crawford Byrd. Dean and Roach Creek Mines. About 1959
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Rev. Roy Lowe, and Crawford Byrd. De…
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Gary Jeffers. Dean and Roach Creek Mines about 1959.
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Gary Jeffers. Dean and Roach Creek M…
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Dean and Roach Creek Mines about 1959.
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Dean and Roach Creek Mines about 195…
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Kermit Sharpe, at the Head House. Kermit ran the Monitor Car up/down the mountain. Dean and Roach Creek Mines about 1959.
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Kermit Sharpe, at the Head House. Ke…
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James Watson, at the old Tipple? at Dean and Roach Creek.
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James Watson, at the old Tipple? at …
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The old Incline at Dean and Roach Creek. About 1959
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The old Incline at Dean and Roach Cr…
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(L-R) Billy Austin and brother, Luke Austin Jr. At the old Tipple at Dean and Roach Creek.
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(L-R) Billy Austin and brother, Luke…
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Coal Tipple across the road from Churchill Vann's store at Norma.
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Coal Tipple across the road from Chu…
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Coal Tipple across the road from Churchill Vann's store at Norma.
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Coal Tipple across the road from Chu…
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Ralph Lowe, who made this display, is explaining everything to Mildred (AUSTIN)(WEST) Lowe.
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Attendants of the Roach Creek Reunion in 2002.
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Attendants of the Roach Creek Reunio…
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9-I believe this is a Bilbrey man who attended our reunions.
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13-I think this is Harley William Ramsey and wife Mary Elizabeth CRABTREE Ramsey?
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Johnny Watson
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Johnny Watson
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RCCMA Reunion or Old Timers Day? (L-R) Bobby West, Malesha West, Mildred (AUSTIN)(WEST) Lowe, and Amber West.
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