David Hope's

Mining Scenes

All pictures and accompanying notes from: David Hope


Marion 5761-M 70 Yd.
Erected at PCC's Warrior Mine near Oak Grove Al. Dismantled in 1976 and trucked to PCC's Alston Surface Mine, Centertown Ky. Idled in 1986 and later scrapped. As you can see, the highwall fell on it and damaged the house. It was in a 110 Ft. highwall, too deep.


BE 1050B 36 yd.

Erected at PCC's Vogue Mine, Madisonville, Ky in 1956. operated at this mine until 1977. Was idled and later scrapped. I was an operator on this machine.