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Pocahontas Fuel Co. Inc. - dated 1920's Virginia Coal Stock Certificate - Beautiful Indian Vignette

Inv# ID1009   Stock
State(s): Virginia
Years: 1920's
Color: Green or Orange

Stock printed by American Bank Note Company. Available in Green or Orange. Please specify color. Jenkinjones is an unincorporated community and coal town in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States. It lies on the western flanks of Stone Ridge near the border with Tazewell County, Virginia. It is the location of the Pocahontas Fuel Company Store and Office Buildings which were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992. Its post office was established on October 15, 1912. During the years of 1961-1975 it is documented that 8,290,780 tons of coal were mined by the Pocahontas Fuel Co Inc. at Jenkinjones. Read more at,_West_Virginia

Pocahontas Fuel Company Incorporated West Virginia's southern coal fields were not opened until about 1870, though they were known to exist much earlier. One of the major southern coal fields was the Flat Top-Pocahontas Field, located primarily in Mercer and McDowell counties. The Flat Top Field first shipped coal in 1883 and grew quickly from that time. Operations were consolidated into large companies, and Pocahontas Fuel Company, organized in 1907, soon dominated the other companies in McDowell County. Pocahontas Consolidated Collieries Company From April 1st, 1911, the fuel needs of the Isthmian Canal Commission and the Panama Railroad were largely supplied under contract with the original Pocahontas coal produced by the Pocahontas Consolidated Collieries Company, Incorporated, and from a few other coal mining operators in the Pocahontas and New River fields of Virginia and West Virginia.

The Pocahontas Fuel Company Store was a historic company store building located at Switchback, McDowell County, West Virginia. It was designed by architect Alex B. Mahood, and built in 1917. It was a two-story brick building with a one-story wing that housed the business office. It had a flat roof, sat on a high stone foundation, and featured Neoclassical detailing. It had a brick cornice with a concrete parapet and a concrete entablature with dentils. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992. Read more at

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Condition: Excellent

A stock certificate is issued by businesses, usually companies. A stock is part of the permanent finance of a business. Normally, they are never repaid, and the investor can recover his/her money only by selling to another investor. Most stocks, or also called shares, earn dividends, at the business's discretion, depending on how well it has traded. A stockholder or shareholder is a part-owner of the business that issued the stock certificates.

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