Leonard Henry Banks

The thing that made Mr. Leonard Henry Banks so outstanding was the character of the man that he was. His life was to reverence God and to love and serve his fellow man .

Jenkins History

Jenkins Ky

The town of Jenkins was so picturesque that the “Daily Independent” a newspaper from Ashland Kentucky wrote about lakeside in an editorial “The clubhouse and lakefront look more like a summer resort than a mining camp.”

Jenkins History

The Consolidation Coal Company had purchased 100,000 acres of land, cut off from the rest of the industrial world

David A Zegeer Coal-Railroad Museum

Dave Zegeer Museum

We would like to thank: The David A Zegeer Coal-Railroad Museum and Eileen Williams Sanders… Without your help none of our work on the History of Jenkins would have been possible. And to Debbie Tuggle for letting us use the brochure she designed for the museum. Situated just off US 23 on the KY VA border is […]

Interview with Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Johnson

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Interview with Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Johnson Mr. Johnson, when and how did you come to Jenkins? In 1911 — I came to Shelby Gap on the work train and walked on up here. What was the name of the railroad? The SV & E, Sandy Valley and Elkhorn. Did you start working in […]