HOME>SOUTHERN WV>LOGAN COALFIELD>MONAVILLE

MONAVILLE, WV


Abandoned coal camp houses at Monaville, WV. The Mona mine was opened in 1912 by Hutchinson Coal Co. superintendent J.J. Ross. (Mar. 2002 image by author)


Gregg Gilden writes, "I recently bought an old photograph scrapbook from 1938. It contains some early photographs of Monaville. They are of men who probably worked there in the coal mine. There are pictures of their houses and surroundings. I wanted to get the photos to you so you can share them with the folks that care about them the most. These were taken by The Vespremi family which I found in the 1930 census taken by Mr. Ferrell(?) I believe. Some of the photos have names on the back, and some don't. Gazel Vespremi, I believe, took most of these photos, so he is the one who deserves the real credit."

Here are most of Gregg's photos. Thanks Gregg!












SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA COALFIELDS


APPALACHIAN COALFIELDS HOME

History of coal mining. History of West Virginia. History of Logan County West Virginia. History of Boone County West Virginia. History of Lincoln County. History of Mingo County. History of Logan WV. Pocahontas Coal Seam. Historic Pictures. Historic Photographs. Historic books. Historic Maps. History publications. Geography. Polish immigrants. Slovak immigrants. Italian immigrants. West Virginia immigrants. Appalachian music. Appalachian culture. Historic architecture. Historic buildings. Historic towns. Organized labor. Unions. United Mine workers. Archives.