West Virginia Coal Mine Workers Unknown family photo

West Virginia Coal Mine Workers

Taken in Welch, West Virginia USA in .

Three coal miners near Welch, West VA, waiting for the company bus to take them home. They are joking around and laughing, so it must have been a good day at the mine. There are two buses - "company ... show more

Three coal miners near Welch, West VA, waiting for the company bus to take them home. They are joking around and laughing, so it must have been a good day at the mine.

There are two buses - "company" can be seen on the bus on the left, the bus on the right has "for employees only" on the back and "The Kopps" (partial name of the company?) on the side.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Wolcott, Marion Post, photographer

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