Hemingray Glass Company, Covington, Kentucky

Coal Supplies


Publication: The Covington Journal

Covington, KY, United States
vol. V, no. 8, p. 3, col. 2

Although there is a small run of coal from Kanawha River and the Ohio River mines, the prices are unchanged, and will probably remain so until there is a rise at Pittsburgh sufficient to bring out the several millions of bushels there awaiting shipment.


Keywords:Hemingray Glass Company : Coal
Researcher notes:The Ohio River was not improved to support year-around navigation until the construction of the low-lift dams beginning in the 1920's. Prior to that time river levels would frequently drop to a depth less than that required to enable passage of packet boats and loaded coal barges.
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Researcher:Glenn Drummond
Date completed:February 8, 2004 by: Glenn Drummond;