David Hope's

Mining Scenes

All pictures and accompanying notes from: David Hope


BE 1460W 60 Yd,

Erected at P&M's Paradise Mine, Drakesboro, Ky. in 1964. This is the last of the first 4 1460's made. Shut down in the late 70's and trucked to P&M's Pleasant Hill Mine, White Plains, Ky.. This Mine was closed and sold to Charolois Coal Corp, Madisonville, Ky. and repainted, and the mines name was changed to Mark Energy. This mine has been sold several times, and this 1460 was idled in Aug, 2000.