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Carter Coal Company Store

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c. 1912, 1922. South side of McDowell County 3 at center of Coalwood

As originally built, the regular facade of this long, low, brick structure provided few architectural clues that it held three separate operations within: company offices, company store, and post office. When Consol acquired Coalwood, management added a six-bay addition to the west to provide more office space. The building is now vacant.

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S. Allen Chambers Jr.
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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Carter Coal Company Store", [Davy, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-MD20.2.

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