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A Fairmont Coal Company operation showing the tipple connected to a preparation building with smokestacks.
'The Gaston Gas Coal Company, Gaston Mine Plant. Located one half mile South of Hunsaker Bridge on West Fork River. Owned by James Otis Watson and successor to American Coal Company's mining plant, built in 1852 at the Baltimore  and Ohio Railroad Depot. This mine founded in 1875, closed in 1925. Picture shows 15 drop-bottom railroad cars called 'Hoppers.' These cars average 55 ton coal carrying capacity.'
Tipple of a mine with houses for the miners located in the area behind the tipple.
Scenic view of Consolidated Coal Company's Mine No. 32.
The incline is 4360 feet long and has a vertical rise of 1335 feet. Six cars each carrying 4 tons each would be loaded each trip.
Scenic view of Mine No. 32 at Fairmont, W. Va.
A few mine buildings and some houses.
Conveyor belt in the middle of the mountains.
Scenic view of buildings and houses at Mine No. 32, Fairmont, W. Va. 'Credit must be given. Not to be reproduced without written liscense from William Vandivert.'
Federal Mine No. 1 mine plant at Grant Town, W. Va.
Filled coal cars outside of the Preparation Plant.