Beckley, West Virginia Coal Mine Tour

The Beckley Coal Mine Tour gave great insight into the life of a coal miner and his family. The actual mine was closed due to covid, however, the museum and displays were informative giving an excellent depiction of the coal mining community.

Mining equipment

Mine Shaft Entrance

Museum

Miner Lunch Boxes Pepperoni rolls were invented here. This combination ensured no food spoilage.
The Superintendent’s Desk
Miners Tags

The Superintendent’s Home

The Coal Miner’s Home

For the single man a one room structure was used.

Other necessities of the community

Church
School
Doctor’s Office
Post Office

The tour is open Tuesday – Saturday 10-5. Advance Tickets are not required. There is a Youth Museum on site For further information, https://beckley.org/entertainment/.

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