Mud Fork

Photos of the Mud Fork area of Logan County, WV

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Mud Fork Photo Gallery


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13 Responses to Mud Fork

  1. Kevin Thompson says:

    Never knew my cousin Alvie Thompson built a house in mud fork . My grandpa Woodrow Maynard built a baptist church in mud fork .

  2. Jamie Longfellow says:

    Looking for information regarding history of the LDS (Mormon) church in Logan.

  3. Loren Tomblin Master Sergeant USA Ret says:

    I was born in the third house below #28 Just down from the boarding house. 1941.

  4. Randy Belcher says:

    My dad worked at 28 went in on the Holden side. I remember a bunch of guys in a track haulage fatality mid 60s anybody have any information about that. Dad stayed for days getting the fatalities out and getting the mines ready to run coal

  5. Kyle Workman says:

    The Cash Grocery Store was at the time of the photo owned by the Spry family. Their house is in the back ground. I don’t recognize the man but it looks like Jr. Spry. The other brother had a mustache. They raced old cars somewhere around Logan when I was a little boy. Later on it was known as the Harris Grocery Store. A small stream is to the right and if you follow the stream it goes by Lucian and Florence Baisden’s house. Of course that was back in the 50’s.

  6. william e workman says:

    my dad worked at #28 he said it was the gassest mine in wv in the 60s he told me they went in at curry holler in holden

  7. babygirl5 says:

    Was there an orphanage at the lower part of mudfork in 1960?

    • rosa kiser says:

      Ethel Stringer Orphanage. It is now an apartment building I think Adams family owned the land near there

    • Jim Salyers says:

      I am not sure about the 1960’s, but I know for sure there was one there in the late 40 and early 50′. it was called “Home Mission Child Shelter”.
      I and my sisters were residents there for a short period of time before my mom remarried and we moved to Whites Addition.

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