Chief Inspection of Mines
Volume of 1912
Murray City Ohio Miners and their Horses
photo submitted by Wayne Mitchell and Roxanne Mitchell Walinck from their grandfathers photo file.
Notes of Athens County list of coal mines and mine bosses transcribed by Sandra Mitchell Quinn from a privately owned copy of the book for her Athens county, OHGENWEB
This information was gleaned for genealogical research and educational use as to the mines in Athens county.
Sunday Creek # 10 O. D. H. Williams District Superintendent; Walter Hayden Derthick mine foreman; John Jones (Glouster) mine foreman. 175 loaders, 20 machine men, 68 day men.
Sunday Creek #201 Floodwood, Henry Kelly (Nelsonville) District Superintendent; Mat Brandenburg (Nelsonville) mine foreman; William Keaton assistant mine foreman. 50 loaders, 6 machine men, 29 day men.
Sunday Creek #203 Floodwood, Meenan and Barber Mine Nelsonville, O. James Meenan mine boss.
Sunday Creek # 204 Kimberly on branch of Hocking Valley Railroad, SCCO. O. Harry Kelly (Nelsonville) District Superintendent; Charles Monks (Nelsonville) mine foreman; E. C. Dugan (Nelsonville) mine foreman.
Sunday Creek # 209 3 1/2 miles NE of Athens, O. Field Scott (Athens) District Superintendent; William Pritchard (Poston) mine foreman; John Clark (Poston) assistant mine foreman.
Sunday Creek #210 Columbus, O. Field Scott (Athens) District Superintendent; Hermann Thiesen (Poston) mine foreman.
Sunday Creek 254 Jacksonville on the K and MRRR, D. H. Williams (Glouster) District Superintendent; D. S. W. Williams (Jacksonville) mine foreman, Patt McCann (Jacksonville) assistant mine foreman.
Sunday Creek # 255 Southwest Jacksonville, O. Field Scott (Athens) District Superintendent; Robert Snyder mine foreman, Harry Colley assistant mine foreman.
Sunday Creek # 256 Glouster, O. D. H. Williams (Glouster) District Superintendent; Harry Cunningham (Glouster) mine foreman, Thomas Hapes assistant mine foreman. 9-18-1912 Frank Johnson died when Pot fell while loading a car.
Sunday Creek # 266 Glouster, O. D. H. Williams (Glouster) District Superintendent; John Collins (Glouster) mine foreman, Thomas Cox (Glouster) assistant mine foreman.
Sunday Creek # 267 3 miles West of Glouster, O. D. H. Williams (Glouster) District Superintendent; John Yaw (Glouster) mine foreman; Phil Blower (Glouster) assistant mine foreman.
Sunday Creek # 275 Chauncey, O. Field Scott (Athens) District Superintendent; William Collins (Chauncey) mine foreman; Ed Jones assistant mine foreman, died and replaced by John North, Orley Phillips and Thomas Sowers.
Sunday Creek # 281 3 12 miles southwest of Jacksonville, O. Field Scott (Athens) District Superintendent; Carl Fierce (Glouster) mine foreman, Charles Dusz assistant mine foreman.
Sunday Creek # 311 work suspended
Bailey Run Coal mine owned by Sedalia Mining of Cleveland, John Walker (Jacksonville) Superintendent; James Ramsey (Millfield) mine boss.
Canaanville Coal mine owned by Canaan Coal Company, George Welsh (resigned), Sherman Shull Superintendent; R. Rolland (Athens), John Brewer mine boss, William Grimes of Athens.
New Pittsburgh # 9 at Beaumont, Dan Shey (Nelsonville) Superintendent; Robert Eddy mine boss.
New Pittsburgh # 10 New Pittsburgh Coal Company, Joe Slater (Athens) Superintendent; Fred Slater mine boss.
Imperial Coal mine at Myers Crossing owned by Elm Rock Coal Company. Rerl Barrel resigned as Superintendent succeeded by Phillips of Nelsonville; William Koon of Doanville mine boss. Ed Burcher was killed in the mine 11-21-1912.
Hocking Coal Mine at Carbondale owned by Hocking Mining Company of Athens, W. C. Arnold (Carbondale) Superintendent; James Gascoyne (Carbondale) mine foreman; John Dods assistant mine foreman. Warner Lynch Kelly killed in mine 9-16-1912.
Carbondale Mine #1, M. H. Doolittle Superintendent; Jacob Pollock mine boss.
Carbondale Mine # 2, M. H. Doolittle Superintendent; Ford Doolittle mine boss.
Poston Coal Mine # 6 at Millfield, V. S. Cox of Athens mine Superintendent
Poston Coal Mine # 7 at Millfield, O. Joe Smith Superintendent; James Adams mine boss.
Hisylvania Coal Mine #23, E. M. Blower of Trimble Superintendent; Charles Jones of Glouster mine boss.
Northern Fuel Coal Mine # 24, O. D. L. Wallace of Glouster Superintendent; John Cox of Trimble mine foreman.
Black Diamond Coal mine of Lathrop, Sharpsburg, A. E. Lafferty of Lathrop Superintendent; Joe West of Lathrop mine foreman.
Doanville Coal Mine , David Keeney and sons
Doanville Coal Mine #1 at Myers Crossing, John Riley.
Robbins Coal Mine owned by C. Robbins Coal Co., William Burrell (Nelsonville) Superintendent.
New York Coal Mine # 34, Frank Tolliver Superintendent. Homer Smith died 11-12-1912, Mr. Tolliver slightly injured.
L. H. Big Run Coal mine
Meeker Run Coal Mine of Nelsonville, Frank Patton Superintendent.
Floodwood Coal Mine, Silcott, O. M. Reynolds Superintendent.
Athens Clay Mines # 1, O. C. Colegrave of Nelsonville Superintendent.
Athens Clay Mines # 2, Joe Rosco of Nelsonville Superintendent.
Hocking Valley Clay Mine of Hocking Valley Railroad, Charles Ray of Nelsonville Superintendent.
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