Putnam Coal Mines

Submitted by: K. D. Hess

The Putnam Coal Mines are located in Elmwood, West Virginia, Mason County. The mines started their operation in 1968 and worked until 1971. The mines were owned by Union Carbide. My dad, my brother, Bert Hess and Bert Alfred Hess worked at this mine. Following is a list of the workers that I know of from Union Carbide.

Ted Halstead
Henry Cain
Lee Casto
Dencil Kimberling
Daniel Schultz
Carl Balswell
Gene Smith
We are looking for more workers. If you know of other men who worked in this mine, please email me so they can be included here.

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