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Two miners standing next to drilling machine.
Two men operating a loading machine.
'West Virginia has produced 20 percent of all the coal mined in the United States since 1800, a survey shows. The survey, by the Bituminous Coal Institute, also showed that during the 20 years from 1930 through 1949, West Virginia led all states in soft coal production. Picture courtesy of the W. Va. Dept. of Labor.'
Miners posing for a picture outside of an unknown mine. John Williams/Coal Life Project.