Nov. 2, 2021

The Company Town Redux.

The Company Town Redux.

One of the saddest chapters in American History was the Company Town. A town where there was only one place to earn a living, one place to buy your supplies, and one place that made the laws.
Here in coal country, these towns were where the mines were. ...


One of the saddest chapters in American History was the Company Town. A town where there was only one place to earn a living, one place to buy your supplies, and one place that made the laws.

Here in coal country, these towns were where the mines were. Owned and operated by far-off organizations, which had little regard for the workers they employed.