Arthur Kilgore Mine Scrip Collection



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The scrips from the Bardo Coal Mining Company have values of 5¢, 10¢, and $1.

The scrips from the Blue Diamond Coal Company have values of 5¢ and $1.

The scrips from the Wallins Creek Coal Company have values of 1¢ and 25¢.

History of Mine

Bardo Coal Mining Company was founded in Bardo, Kentucky in 1921 and operated until 1958.

Blue Diamond Coal Company was founded in Chevrolet, Kentucky in 1918 and continues to operate in Knoxville, Kentucky.

Wallins Creek Coal Company was founded in Wallins, Kentucky in 1912 and operated until 1919.


Bardo, Kentucky Chevrolet, Kentucky Wallins, Kentucky

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Bardo, Blue Diamond, Wallins, Chevrolet, Kentucky


Appalachian Studies | Finance and Financial Management | Labor History | Social History

Bardo Coal Mining Company, Blue Diamond Coal Company, Wallins Creek Coal Company


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