Publication: The Covington Journal
Covington, KY, United States
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.|
|Date completed:||February 8, 2004 by: Glenn Drummond;|