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These photos are of Bonnie Blue in the 1923-1927 time frame. They were provided by Mary South, who is a descendant of the office manager of the coal company. He also he said he was the post master at Bonny Blue for 12 years. His name was Nathan E. Greear, Sr.


1. A photo of Nathan Ellington Greear, Jr. (1921-1952). The photo was taken in April 1923. The notation of the back of the photo reads "Coal Co. house in Bonny Blue, VA. Waiting for our house to be built."


2. A photo of Bonnie Blue

3. Picture of the coal office taken November 1927. The men are (L-R) Harry Dillard, Clerk; Nathan E. Greear, Sr., Mgr.; Henry Nolan, RR conductor. The calendar in the background is from the Bank of St. Charles.


4. A photo of the coal tipple


5. A photo of one of the mine's entrance.

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