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Coke Oven Construction
Description: These coke ovens are shown under construction at the Tom's Creeks Coal and Coke Company, Coeburn, Virginia, 1900. Coal mining and moving equipment made by the Jeffrey Manufacturing Company of Columbus, Ohio, provided the raw materials for this industry. Coke was a fuel produced when coal was heated in an oven to remove volatile elements. It was then used in the production of steel. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL01626
Subjects: Coke ovens; Ohio Economy--Economy--Business
Places: Coeburn (Virginia)