McComas of Yesteryear
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Inside McComas Theatre... click to enlarge
Photo supplied by Nancy Odle - inside McComas Movie Theatre
McComas Movie Theatre... click to enlarge
Photo supplied by Nancy Odle - McComas Movie Theatre

Julie Sigmon & Bob Shoda in front of Community Building (photo supplied by Terry Tabor)

 
Photo supplied by Minnie Mariotti Kuzemka, MHS class of 1940
Glen Scott - 1st Manager of the McComas Theater
note Mora Elementary School in the background photo taken in the 1930s
Crane Creek Mine... click to enlarge
Crane Creek Mine - In front Clint Clyburn, Charley Fowler,R.W. Worth - standing further in the back in a suit is Jim Hughes superintendent
5/19/2002 Shirley Lusk emailed me the man driving the motor car is her father Troy Lusk.
Crane Creek Mine... click to enlarge
Tipple Crew at Crane Creek 1937 - Oscar Edward "Doc" Hurst was tipple boss.
Pinnacle Store Outside - Mrs. Shrader is on the steps. ... click to enlarge
American Coal Company Pinnacle Store - my grandfather Robert Huffman was a teamster for this store for many years
I was informed that the lady walking down the steps was Mrs. Shrader.
Pinnacle Store Inside... click to enlarge
inside Pinnacle Store
McComas 1920... Notice no paved roads - very few trees - it looks different today - even most of the houses are missing today... click to enlarge
1920 McComas Street Scene
View of Thomas and Pinnacle Creek taken from Pinnacle, tram tracks crossing the road, Thomas Company Store (center), I lived to left, behind the store. ... click to enlarge
Photo supplied by Nancy Odle - view of Thomas, WV (my birthplace) taken from Pinnacle mountain side
American Coal Company...click to enlarge
American Coal Company Tipple at McComas, WV
American Coal Company - on left is Mr. Pinkert Store Manager 1937...click to enlarge
Photo supplied by Wayne Arrington whose father was H.W. Arrington who worked at the American Coal Company Store (1937-1945).
American Coal Company Gas Station Crane Creek...click to enlarge
H.W. Arrington (early 1940s) working at the Filling Station, American Coal Company (Crane Creek), WV
Photo supplied by his son Wayne Arrington..
Clipping from Bluefield Daily Telegraph concerning McComas disaster...click to enlarge and read
Newspaper clipping about explosions at McComas, WV
Clipping supplied by Wayne Arrington..
Clipping from Bluefield Daily Telegraph concerning McComas disaster...click to enlarge and read
Newspaper clipping about explosions at McComas, WV
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