Westmoreland Coal Company photographs

About this collection

The Westmoreland Coal Company is the oldest independent bituminous coal producer in the United States and usually ranks among the top twenty producers in terms of output and sales. This collection has not been digitized in its entirety. The online collection primarily comprises photographs of the Stonega Coke and Coal Company mine and hospital at Stonega, Virginia as well as images related to the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company . The online images cover a period from 1915 to 1960. Click here for a detailed description of the Westmoreland Coal Company photograph collection.

    Image: Coke being pulled from oven. Click to view.

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White Oak Stove
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Showing portion of oven battery at time that coke is being pulled
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Stonega Commissary
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Surveyors
Surveyors from the Virginia Coal and Iron Company, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Surveyors
Surveyors from the Virginia Coal and Iron Company, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Notice to miners New Year's greeting to all employees
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Coke ovens in blast Stonega Colliery
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Block coal ready for shipment from Stonega Mine
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Stonega amusement hall
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Cars
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Notice to miners and haulagemen
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Stonega Colliery store interior
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Stonega Midway Section
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
View of houses at Stonega
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Coal Pier No. 15 Newport News, Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Lamberts Point, Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Coal company group portrait
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Newport News, Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Stonega Colliery
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Stonega Colliery
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Number 1 tipple and Braize Bins at Stonega Mine
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Framing for conveyor housing and transformer station
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Stonega Hospital
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Surveyors
Surveyors from the Virginia Coal and Iron Company, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Cars
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Coal cars
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Parking Lot
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Piers at Sewall's Point in Norfolk, Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Doctor's residence at Stonega Colliery
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Biddle Mine, Westmoreland Coal Company, Biddle, Pennsylvania
Originally called the Westmoreland Shaft Mine, it was located in Biddle, which is now a section of Westmoreland City in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The mine operated from ca. 1872 until 1955., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Coal cars
Shows various sizes of coal loaded in Chesapeake and Ohio equipment, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Lamberts Point piers
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Newport News, Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
36 inch coking fuel belt conveyor looking toward slate bin
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
48 inch coal belt conveyor, looking towards the discharge end
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
View of coal cars at Stonega
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Stonega Tipple
View showing mine openings, tipple and preparation plant, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Mine Tipple
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Stonega Colliery
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Interior view of women's ward at Stonega Hospital
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Arcwall machine at Stonega Colliery
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Newport News, Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
New mine cars at Stonega
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Aerial tramway loading terminal and apron conveyor under construction
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Newport News, Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Newport News, Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and video collection (Accession 1993.233), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807