Holden, Logan County, West Virginia
Island Creek Coal Company opened its first mines here. The company built a rail line to Logan and shipped its first load of coal from here in December of 1904. The community was named for Albert Fairchild “Bert” Holden (1863-1913) who was one of the founders of Island Creek Coal Company.
Read the Holden Memories section on the “Logan County Memories” page.
Featured Image – Click for larger view. View large-size pdf.Island Creek Safety Club’s Second Annual Meet, August 8, 1926, Holden, W. Va.
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