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Tennessee
Dunlap
Coke Oven Museum
Historic Coke Ovens Park
mail: 114 Walnut Street
Dunlap TN 37327
Phone 423 949-2156
Web Site http://www.bledsoe.net/cokeovens/
Description park holds remains of 268 beehive coke ovens used to convert coal to coke for iron ore smelting, museum in reconstructed company store with mining and local history artifacts and photographs
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry Profession Mining
Collection N-Z Photography
Research Reading Library
Owner/Operator: Sequatchie Valley Historical Association
 

  TN

  Lake City

  Coal Miners Museum

  216 B Main St

  Lake City  TN   37769    

  Phone  865 426-7914

  Web Site *****

  Alt Web http://www.yallcome.org/appalachianheritage.shtml

  Description Coal Creek War, mining disaster

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession Mining

  New or Updated:   1/8/2007

  Texas
 
Grand Saline
 
Salt Palace, The
 
100 West Garland Ave
 
Grand Saline   TX   75140 
  Phone   903 962-5631
 
Web Site  http://www.grandsaline.com/edb/salt01.htm
 
Description  building made out of rock salt holds history of salt mining industry, local history
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
New or Updated:    5/15/2004

  Thurber
 
Thurber Historical Association
 
Address
 
Thurber    TX
 
Web Site  http://www.thurbertexas.com/home.html
 
E-mail  mailto:lsbielinski@earthlink.net
 
Description  almost-ghost town was once large company owned coal, brick, and oil
 
Type of Resource   History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Nature of Group or Site  Web Site
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
New or Updated:    5/6/2004

  Utah
 
Eureka
 
Tintic Mining Museum
 
242 W Main
 
Eureka        UT
 
Phone   435 433-6842
 
Alt Phone   435 433-6869
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://history.utah.gov/miningmap/provo.html
 
Description  mining artifacts in former city hall
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Building Type   City Hall
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Owner/Operator:  Tintic Historical Society
 
New or Updated:      5/13/2004
 

  Moab

  Dan O'Laurie Museum

  118 East Center Street

  Moab  UT   84532    

  Phone   435 259-7985

  Web Site  http://www.moab-utah.com/danolaurie/museum.html

  Description  local geology, prehistoric artifacts,  1950's uranium boom, local memorabilia

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Group Identity   Native American

  New or Updated:  1/5/2005

Virginia
Arlington
Mine Safety & Health Administration Mining Museum
4015 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington VA  22203

Phone 703 235-1452
Web Site http://www.msha.gov/history.htm
E-mail mailto:jdemarch@msha.gov
Description guide to museums, museum collections, and mining memorials, with links and addresses
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry Profession Mining

Pocahontas
Pocahontas Exhibition Coal Mine
Centre Street
PO Box 128

Pocahontas VA  24635
Phone 276 945-2134
Web Site http://wvweb.com/pocahontas_mine/
E-mail mailto:pocahontasva@netlinkcorp.com
Description large coal mine operated 73 years & produced 44 million tons of fuel, tours of mine and walking tour of coal town
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Town
Industry Profession Mining

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