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Sunday Creek Coal Company — The Rust Jungle

(9 days ago) Sunday Creek Coal Company. June 11, 2013. Paul Grilli. Original Content, Industry, Coal Industry, Deindustrialization. Millfield, O. - I found this place completely by accident. My buddy had to go somewhere in southern Ohio, and it was a beautiful day, so I grabbed my camera and called it a road trip. We were somewhere down near Athens and we

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Sunday Creek Coal Company Mine No. 6 – Millfield, Ohio

(8 days ago) Before the disaster, Mine Number 6 was said to be the Sunday Creek Coal Company’s best and safest mine in the Hocking Valley. The explosion took …

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/sunday-creek-coal-company-mine-6

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Sunday Creek Coal Company Mine No. 6, RR1 CR27 …

(2 days ago) Sunday Creek Coal Company Mine No. 6 is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the Keeper of the Register on May 23, 1978. The property meets the criteria for inclusion under the categories of Commerce, Economics, and Mining History.

https://www.loc.gov/item/oh2011/

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Sunday Creek Coal Company Mine No. 6, RR1 CR27 …

(1 days ago) Sunday Creek Coal Company Mine No. 6 is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the Keeper of the Register on May 23, 1978. The property meets the criteria for inclusion under the categories of Commerce, Economics, and Mining History. Survey number: HAER OH-139.

https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/oh2011/

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1 December 2021 - SUNDAY CREEK COAL COMPANY , OHIO

(Just Now) On November 5, 1930, a Wednesday morning tour by Sunday Creek Coal Company officials and customer reps was cut short by a massive underground explosion. Eighty-two men lost their lives in what remains the worst mining disaster in Ohio history. Company officials had wanted to display the safety improvements made to the recently acquired mine.

https://clancytucker.blogspot.com/2021/10/1-december-2021-sunday-creek-coal.html

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The Millfield Mine Disaster in Athens County, Ohio

(2 days ago) The Sunday Creek Coal Company was a major corporation—the second largest coal company in the world in 1905. Included in the company's holdings were 60 mining properties, 33 of which were in Ohio. The new owners suspended regular operation of the Poston No. 6 mine on April 11,1930, in order to make much needed repairs and improvements.

https://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/millfield_Disaster.htm

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Top 10 Semi-ghost Towns – Ohio Ghost Town Exploration Co.

(Just Now) The Sunday Creek Coal Company built San Toy in 1900 to house and accommodate its workers. This rough and rowdy mining town at the northern edge of Ohio’s Hanging Rock Region had a roller coaster worth of ups and downs. San Toy boomed from the very beginning and made its best attempt to maintain law and order in a densely populated community.

https://ohioghosttowns.org/top-10-semighost-towns/

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10 Abandoned Places In Southern Ohio - Urbex

(6 days ago) San Toy was a booming mining town in southern Ohio that was founded in the late 1800s by the Sunday Creek Coal Company. The town was known to be a rough place. Shootouts and robberies were common in the streets and saloons.

https://urbexunderground.com/10-abandoned-places-in-southern-ohio/

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High Falls Historic District, Marbletown Town, Ulster

(5 days ago) By 1812 new coal lands were sought to provide anthracite coal as an alternative to wood as the primary fuel source for New York City. A corporation was formed to construct a canal to bring Pennsylvania coal to the city. In 1825, Philip Hone presided in …

https://www.livingplaces.com/NY/Ulster_County/Marbletown_Town/High_Falls_Historic_District.html

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PRIDE AND THE GOLDEN AGE OF COAL:

(9 days ago) In 1905, he helped organize the Sunday Creek Coal Company and became a member of its Board of Directors. At the time, Sunday Creek constituted the second largest coal company in the world, operating thirty-three "mining properties" in the Hocking Valley and an additional twenty-seven in West Virginia. Clinton, a former Ohio University student

https://www.ohgen.net/ohathens/coal.htm

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Glouster « The Little Cities Archive

(5 days ago) In 1884, he sold it to W.P. Rend. The town of Jacksonville was named after O.D. Jackson. The Sunday Creek Coal co later built a mine at Derthic, 3 miles west of Glouster. The Sunday Creek Coal Co bought large tracts of coal and in 1886 built # …

https://littlecitiesarchive.org/tag/glouster/

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Murray City Train Depot and Coal Mining Museum

(8 days ago) (Thank you Sunday Creek Coal Company)." The Murray City Train Depot and Coal Mining Museum is now open by appointment! To arrange a visit, call Dorothy Simons at 762-2208 or Larry Mitchell at 740-762-2521. The The Murray City Improvement Committee has restored the historical train depot and added a coal mining museum.

https://www.murraycitydepot.com/murraytrain2.htm

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Athens County, Ohio: A Look at Athens' Past

(2 days ago) At the time of the explosion, the mine was owned by the Sunday Creek Coal Company, then the second largest coal company in the world. Around 1,500 people lived in Millfield in 1930, many of them working at the mine. Today, a plaque has been placed at the mine, which is located in Dover Township about one mile east of Millfield.

http://www.seorf.ohio.edu/~xx075/past.html

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Murray City Coal Mine Photo'

(4 days ago) Glenn Roy Marshall, 19, married, employed as coal loader at Mine No. 5 of the Sunday Creek Coal Company, Murray City, died at Cherrington Hospital, Logan, at 6:30 o'clock last evening, 15 minutes after his arrival there. Marshall was crushed about the chest as the result of an accident of the mine which occurred about 5 o'clock.

https://www.ohgen.net/ohathens/areacoalminephotos1.htm

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Perry County – Ohio Ghost Town Exploration Co.

(Just Now) The Sunday Creek Coal Company built San Toy in 1900 to house and accommodate its workers. This rough and rowdy mining town at the northern edge of Ohio’s Hanging Rock Region had a roller coaster worth of ups and downs. San Toy boomed from the very beginning and made its best attempt to maintain law and order in a densely populated community.

https://ohioghosttowns.org/perry-county/

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Coal Mining « The Little Cities Archive

(6 days ago) Posted by littlecitiesarchive on August 27, 2010. Sunday Creek Mine No. 301. Located at Congo on the Z&W Railroad. Operated by Sunday Creek Coal Company of Columbus. Shaft opening 28 feet to No. 6 Seam of coald 13 feet thick. Fan ventilation, machine and pick opening. Employes 305 men. J.J. Muprhy is Supt. and Mine boss.

https://littlecitiesarchive.org/tag/coal-mining/page/20/

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Millfield neighbors commemorate mine disaster anniversary

(4 days ago) According to Beard’s documentary, the disaster occurred at 11:45 a.m. on Nov. 5, 1930 at the Sunday Creek Coal Company Poston Mine Number 6. Residents convened at Lee’s farm, Sunday Creek

https://www.athensmessenger.com/news/millfield-neighbors-commemorate-mine-disaster-anniversary/article_95b543dc-7587-5236-b329-1668e9b000d3.html

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Coal - History of the Federal Hocking Area

(Just Now) Ohio's worst recorded mine was known as the Millfield Mine disaster and occured at the Sunday Creek Coal Company Poston Mine Number 6 in the Federal Hocking region of Athens County. The mine explosion occurred on November 5, 1930, when a coal-carrying trolley sparked on the track and reacted with the buildup of methane gas in the air.

https://federalhockinghistory.weebly.com/coal.html

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San Toy, Ohio - Wikipedia

(3 days ago) San Toy is a ghost town in southeastern Bearfield Township, Perry County, Ohio, Perry County, Ohio, United States.A flourishing community in the early 20th century, it was a coal town created by the Sunday Creek Coal Company.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Toy,_Ohio

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HOCKING COALFIELD

(3 days ago) The Sunday Creek Coal Co., which still owned the land and housing in the area after the mining ceased, is selling it to the family for $500. Toilet facilities are outside, and although there is a water line serving the city from Burr Oak Lake, the Roofs rely on an outside pump.

http://www.coalcampusa.com/eastoh/hocking/hocking.htm

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History of Congo - Village

(9 days ago) Congo, Ohio first began in 1891 when the Sunday Creek Coal Company established an offshoot of their company, known as the Congo Mining Company in the area. The area where Congo is located, was so famous for its abundance of coal, that it earned the nickname of the Black Diamond Coal Region.

http://congobytes.com/short_history.htm

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Ohio's Little Cities of Black Diamonds - Appalachian History

(5 days ago) “When it was sold from the New England Coal Company to the Sunday Creek Coal Company in 1915, the new owners of the mine and the town vowed to make it a ‘modern mining system and a model community,’ according to the recorded memories of resident W. G. ‘Shorty’ Addington.

https://www.appalachianhistory.net/2018/05/ohios-little-cities-of-black-diamonds.html

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Excursion 27, Part 2 (A Glimpse of Glouster) Unearthed Ohio

(9 days ago) In some respects it is almost fitting that Millfield be a dead community, as it was the site of the worst mining disaster in Ohio history, The Sunday Creek Mine Number 6 was located about a mile away and on November 5, 1930, a gas and coal dust explosion occurred that caused a massive cave-in, trapping hundreds of miners.

https://unearthedohio.com/2015/03/01/excursion-27-part-2-a-glimpse-of-glouster/

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Millfield Coal Mine Disaster Historical Marker

(4 days ago) Millfield Coal Mine Disaster. November 5, 1930. Ohio's worst mine disaster occurred in this Sunday Creek Coal Company mine when an explosion killed 82 persons. Among the dead were the company's top executives who were in the mine inspecting new safety equipment. Nine hours after the explosion, rescuers discovered 19 miners alive underground

https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=15611

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No. 6 Mine Explosion

(6 days ago) A storage room, a pool hall, and the Sunday Creek Coal Company store at Millfield were turned into temporary morgues. Funeral services were held for the miners on Sunday, November 9, 1930. As a result of this mine explosion, C. H. Harris stated, "fifty-nine women were widows and seventy-nine sons and seventy-five daughters of various ages, were

https://usminedisasters.miningquiz.com/saxsewell/millfield_no6.htm

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San Toy Ohio Ghost Town JShonk's LostOhio

(1 days ago) In September 25, 1924, angry miners rolled a coal car full of burning railroad ties into mine #1, starting a fire which destroyed not only the mine but also the theater and the hospital. Mine #2 operated until March 31, 1927, when the Sunday Creek Coal Company decided to abandon the mine rather than modernize it.

http://www.jshonk.com/blogs/san-toy-ohio/

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Millfield Mine Disaster Documentary Screening in Historic

(2 days ago) The worst mine disaster in Ohio’s history is the subject of a new documentary from local filmmaker Burr Beard.The short film documents a difficult time in local history, when the Sunday Creek Coal Company Mine Number 6, at the time considered one of the safest mines in the Hocking Valley coal fields, exploded, killing 82 people.

https://ohiohillcountry.org/2018/05/11/millfield-mine-disaster-documentary-screening-in-historic-shawnee-may-16/

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The History of the Granville Inn - Granville Inn

(8 days ago) In addition, The Sunday Creek Coal Company, which Sallie took over in 1959 and was at one time one of the largest land owners in the state, had by then dissolved. Sallie’s half of the 600-acre Bryn Du Farm including the mansion, outbuildings, and land sold at …

https://granvilleinn.com/the-history-of-the-granville-inn/

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HST 7700 Local History Research Fall 2014: Millfield Mine

(7 days ago) On November 5, 1930, "Ohio's worst mine disaster occurred in the Sunday Creek Coal Company mine when an explosion killed 82 persons. Among the dead were the company's top exectutives who were in the mine inspecting new safety equipment. Nine hours after the explosion, rescuers discovered 19 miners alive underground, three miles from the main shaft.

https://wsulocalhistory2014.blogspot.com/2014/12/millfield-mine-disaster.html

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SCCC - Sunday Creek Coal Company AcronymAttic

(6 days ago) The main coal seam mined in the Hocking Coalfield was the Middle Kittanning; It was here that the Sunday Creek Coal Company opened their No. 6 mine. Wallace H. O'Dowd Wildlife Area: The O'Dowd Wildlife Area has become the thirteenth; which was designated under a lease agreement with the Sunday Creek Coal Company .

https://www.acronymattic.com/Sunday-Creek-Coal-Company-(SCCC).html

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10 Stomach-Dropping American Mining Disasters from History

(1 days ago) A railroad map shows the coal fields of the Hocking Valley and the routes available for coal distribution. Wikimedia. The Millfield Mine Disaster. The Sunday Creek Coal Company owned and operated a mine in the Hocking Valley of Ohio called Poston Mine Number 6, which was regarded as one of the most modern and safest in the industry in 1930.

https://historycollection.com/10-stomach-dropping-american-mining-disasters-from-history/8/

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What Cheer – What Cheer, Iowa - Atlas Obscura

(6 days ago) But a deeper look into its etymology reveals an absurd and widely disputed naming history. Sunday Creek Coal Company Mine No. 6. The site of …

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history — Blog — The Rust Jungle

(1 days ago) Campbell, O. On today’s date in 1916, the strike against the Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. that began 20 days earlier came to a head. East Youngstown, as Campbell was then known, saw it’s business district along Wilson Avenue burned to the ground.

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The Society for Industrial Archeology Fall Tour Rosendale NY

(7 days ago) At Island Dock, a coal storage site near the mouth of Rondout Creek, the coal was loaded onto river barges and shipped on the Hudson River south to New York City and north to Canada. On January 7, 1825 stock in the D&H Canal Company was oversubscribed within hours of its going on sale and the company became the first million-dollar private

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selinanadeaublog – Ohio's Hill Country Heritage Area

(2 days ago) The worst mine disaster in Ohio's history is the subject of a new documentary from local filmmaker Burr Beard.The short film documents a difficult time in local history, when the Sunday Creek Coal Company Mine Number 6, at the time considered one of the safest mines in the Hocking Valley coal fields, exploded, killing 82 …

https://ohiohillcountry.org/author/selinanadeaublog/

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San Toy, Ohio - San Toy, Ohio - na.wikicore.net

(2 days ago) A flourishing community in the early 20th century, it was a coal town created by the Sunday Creek Coal Company. Contents. 1 History; 2 Decline; 3 References; 4 External links; History. San Toy quickly outgrew its coal mining town size. At its peak, it had a baseball team, several saloons, a theater, a hospital, a post office, and many other

https://na.wikicore.net/wiki/San_Toy,_Ohio

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Tourism in coal country: Digging into culture, ecotourism

(6 days ago) Now the region is hoping tourism will help rebuild its economy by tapping into history and its rugged natural beauty. Sunday Creek Coal Co. was among dozens of companies that thrived in

https://www.onlineathens.com/features/2017-12-31/tourism-coal-country-digging-culture-ecotourism

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Rendville, Ohio Map

(Just Now) Formerly called Taylor Ridge, it was purchased in 2006 from the Sunday Creek Coal Company, and was formerly part of the Sunday Creek State Wildlife Area. The land has a long history of coal, oil, natural gas, and timber production. The AOA negotiated with the Trimble Township Trustees on its use before purchase.

https://www.itouchmap.com/?p=39.617222%2C-82.089444&t=l&r=b&mapTitle=Rendville%2C%20Ohio

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Columbus and Hocking Coal and Iron Company - Ohio History

(5 days ago) In 1883, several coal and iron companies merged together to create the Columbus and Hocking Coal and Iron Company. These companies all owned land and had mining operations in the Hocking Valley. Rather than compete with each other for coal and iron ore, these companies united together to benefit mutually from the region s mineral resources.

https://ohiohistorycentral.org/w/Columbus_and_Hocking_Coal_and_Iron_Company

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Coal Mine Map Collection WA - DNR

(Just Now) Coal mine map of the Coal Creek Mine About 1,100 individual maps representing about 230 mines comprise the Washington State coal mine map collection, which is held at the Washington Geological Survey. The maps are an invaluable source of information for mine subsidence hazard evaluation and mitigation, structural geology, coal exploration, resource evaluation, and historical

https://www.dnr.wa.gov/programs-and-services/geology/energy-mining-and-minerals/coal-metallic-and-mineral-resources/coal

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Salt Lick Township, Perry County, Ohio Map

(3 days ago) Formerly called Taylor Ridge, it was purchased in 2006 from the Sunday Creek Coal Company, and was formerly part of the Sunday Creek State Wildlife Area. The land has a long history of coal, oil, natural gas, and timber production. The AOA negotiated with the Trimble Township Trustees on its use before purchase.

https://www.itouchmap.com/?p=39.608889%2C-82.201667&t=l&r=b&mapTitle=Salt%20Lick%20Township%2C%20Perry%20County%2C%20Ohio

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Memorial service held for victims of mine disaster News

(3 days ago) BUCHTEL — Eighty years and one day after the deadliest coal mining disaster in Ohio’s history, the fallen miners were remembered in Millfield and a museum that is dedicated to

https://www.athensmessenger.com/news/local/memorial-service-held-for-victims-of-mine-disaster/article_2983a61e-eb3a-11df-a6f1-001cc4c002e0.html

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Murray City — Carlin Stiehl

(5 days ago) The two major mines that occupied Murray City were Greendale’s Coal Mine No. 07 north of the village near Salem’s Hollow, and Sunday Creek Coal Co. Minie No. 05, right under Murray City Park. Murray was regarded as a Coal Mining Union stronghold and a trading hub for the region, later embodying the prosperity of the coal mining industry

https://carlinstiehl.com/murraycity

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Mining in West Virginia: A Capsule History - WV Office of

(6 days ago) Most of the coal produced was for local business and domestic consumption. Only along navigable rivers was the coal exported to distant markets. The commercial coal industry began to grow with the arrival of the railroads in the coal fields. The year 1883 is an important year in West Virginia’s coal history.

https://minesafety.wv.gov/historical-statistical-data/mining-in-west-virginia-a-capsule-history/

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Sunday Creek Watershed Tour - WOUB Public Media

(1 days ago) This documentary is all about the Sunday Creek Coal Company’s mine disaster, which was the worst in the state’s history and killed 82 men. Additional tour stops include Corning, where

https://woub.org/event/sunday-creek-watershed-tour/

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