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CLINCHCO, VA

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Clincho, Virginia in Dickenson County was a coal camp built by the Clinchfield Coal Co. (Image courtesy of the Virginia Film Office)


In this photo an old mine structure still stands in Clinchco. (Image courtesy of the Virginia Film Office)


Clinchco is becoming depopulated. (2016 image by author)


I know it's hard to see, but the red arrow points to an outdoor bake oven used by Hungarian and Italian families to bake bread when they immigrated from Europe to Clinchco. (2016 image by author)


The tank building on the right, at the bottom of the hill, was a UMWA union hall. (2016 image by author)


Larger residential structures in another section of Clinchco. (2016 image by author)


Not all Clinchco homes are dilapidated. This type of company house was probably shipped in on the train partially assembled by pre-fab housing companies. (2016 image by author)


Apparently, this was once the Clinchco post office. Now there is a newer post office out by the main road. (2016 image by author)


Clinchco coal miners memorial by the new post office. (2016 image by author)


Probably ruins of the Clinchco tipple. (2016 image by author)


Concrete piers that probably once supported a coal conveyor. (2016 image by author)


(2016 image by author)


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