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Mine Portal 31 Lynch, Kentucky

Tour Information. "Portal 31 has resumed normal operational hours and is providing tours." Located in. Harlan County , Lynch, Kentucky. Built By: United States Coal and

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Tour Information

Portal 31 Closed for the season: December 15 – Mid April due to facility upgrades . P ortal

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Tour Photos

On April 22, 2004 the University of Kentucky Mining Engineering class visited Portal 31.

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History

Today many of the company's buildings, including a tipple, and a mine portal are part

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Location

Portal 31 is located in Lynch, Kentucky, if you are coming from Interstate 75, use Corbin

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Development Stages

Please click on the links below to experience a virtual tour of the stages of development.

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Videos

Here you will watch select video clips of the Portal 31 Rehabilitation. Clip #1 56K or

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Acknowledgements

Kentucky Coal Museum Mining Internet Services, Inc. Provided pictorial history and

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Links

Tour Information - Portal 31 is part of the Kentucky Coal Museum. NEWS.

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Prior to Rehabilitation

Conditions Prior to Rehabilitation To see detailed sections of the mine map along

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Clip 1

Clip 1 • Home • History • Location • Development Stages • Videos • Tour

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Tour Information - Mine Portal 31 Lynch, Kentucky

With 12 hookups and 8 primitive parking spaces, the park adds another option for local accommodations. The park offers a sewer dump station for tour buses and RV vehicles. Hours of Operation. Located in Lynch. RV Park is open all year. Portal 31: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm. Admission. Museum.

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History - Mine Portal 31 Lynch, Kentucky

Today many of the company's buildings, including a tipple, and a mine portal are part of a coal mining museum complex at Lynch. In the 1950s the company began selling homes to individuals and the town was incorporated, thus allowing for an elected mayor and

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Mine Portal 31 Lynch, Kentucky

The earliest a group tour can be scheduled in advance is May 12th. Depending on future CDC guidance, our schedule is subject to change. Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to having you at Portal 31 at some point in the future." Located in Harlan County, Lynch, Kentucky . Built By: United States Coal and Coke Company,

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Mine Location - Mine Portal 31 Lynch, Kentucky

Portal 31 is located in Lynch, Kentucky, if you are coming from Interstate 75, use Corbin exit 29 and follow US 25E to Pineville and then get on US 119 and follow it to Cumberland then proceed to KY 160 to Lynch. Once in Cumberland you will see the signs directing you to Coal Mining Museum and Portal 31.

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Portal 31 (Lynch) - 2021 All You Need to Know BEFORE You ...

Portal 31, Lynch: Tickets, Tours, Hours, Address, Portal 31 Reviews: 4.5/5. ... Number 1 Portal 31 Circle, Lynch, KY 40855-0727. Full view. Best nearby. Restaurants. 2 within 3 miles. ... My wife and I spent the night near hear and visited the Portal 31 mine experience recently, We were really impressed with the presentations as the tram cars ...

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Portal 31: Dark Ride Mine Tour, Lynch, Kentucky

Robot mule and miner Joseph Marchelli from Sicily. "Coming to America, it was a good thing I did-a." Portal 31: Dark Ride Mine Tour. Lynch, Kentucky If you enjoy an off-the-beaten-path adventure -- but not too adventurous -- then Portal 31 is a satisfying trek. It's easily accessible by car, though still halfway up the side of Black Mountain, the highest peak in Kentucky, and nearly two hours ...

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Tour Photos - Mine Portal 31 Lynch, Kentucky

Tour Photos. Selected photos of the many visitors to Portal31. On April 22, 2004 the University of Kentucky Mining Engineering class visited Portal 31. UK professors utilized the Portal to help teach the students on underground surveying techniques and to let them experience what it is like working underground. On May 21, 2003 the Garden ...

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Portal 31 Exhibition Mine - Harlan County, Kentucky

A walking tour around the site includes signage that explains the history of the Portal 31 mining complex. Portal 31 RV Park is located directly across from the Portal. With 12 hookups and 8 primitive parking spaces, the park adds another option for local accommodations. The park offers a sewer dump station for tour buses and RV vehicles. Cable ...

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Abandoned Coal Mine Portal 31 Lynch Kentucky Deep Mine ...

Sep 04, 2020  I travel to Lynch Kentucky to tour an abandoned Coal Mine and check out the old coal towns ...

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Portal 31 Coal Mine Tour Kentucky Tourism - State of ...

Portal #31 Coal Mine was a facility owned by the U.S. Coal Coke Company, a subsidiary of U.S. Steel. The company built the community of Lynch, then the world's largest coal camp, as a community for miners of Portal #31. At its height of operations in the 1940s, the mine

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Portal 31 Exhibition Mine - Harlan County, Kentucky

A walking tour around the site includes signage that explains the history of the Portal 31 mining complex. Portal 31 RV Park is located directly across from the Portal. With 12 hookups and 8 primitive parking spaces, the park adds another option for local

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Show Mines of the United States of America: Portal 31

Portal No. 31 Underground Mine Tour, Lynch, KY, Tel: +1-606-848-1530. As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then. Please check rates and details directly with the companies in question if you need more recent info.

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Lynch, KY - Portal 31: Dark Ride Mine Tour

Portal #31 Underground Mine Tour and Lamphouse Museum. The Portal No. 31 Underground Mine Tour is a new offering; supposedly it opened in late 2006. Lynch was once the world's largest coal camp, and this is touted as "Kentucky's First Exhibition Coal Mine." Groups are transported through the Portal #31 coal mine by rail car, wearing plastic ...

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Portal No. 31 Mine - Factory Tours USA

Portal No. 31 Mine Lynch, KY 40855 Map Location Latitude: 36.9662044 Longitude: -82.9223839 Click here to go to the company web site. Description The Underground Mine Tour is complete. This first-ever underground mine tour in Kentucky will take visitors to the underworld world that miners saw everyday. The mine rehabilitation is engineered by ...

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Tour Photos - Mine Portal 31 Lynch, Kentucky

Tour Photos. Selected photos of the many visitors to Portal31. On April 22, 2004 the University of Kentucky Mining Engineering class visited Portal 31. UK professors utilized the Portal to help teach the students on underground surveying techniques and to let them experience what it is like working underground. On May 21, 2003 the Garden ...

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Kentucky Ghosts: The Ghosts of Portal 31

Jun 11, 2018  The Portal 31 Mine, located in Harlan County, Kentucky is one such mine where history and mystery intertwine. Lynch, Kentucky, where the mine is located, was built as a coal mining town. Owned by the U.S. Coal and Coke Company, this particular section of mine opened between 1917 and 1920. The coal that was pulled out of the mine was exclusively ...

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Portal 31 – Welcome to the City of Lynch

Nov 19, 2019  Portal 31. November 19, 2019 by admin in Tourism. In 1917 the U.S. Coal Coke Company, a subsidiary of U.S. Steel, built the community of Lynch, Kentucky, then the world’s largest coal camp. The coal camp was built on part of the 19,000 acres the company had purchased in the southeastern tip of Harlan County, near the Virginia border.

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Portal 31: How A Closed Mine Opened New Prospects For One ...

Nov 08, 2019  Portal 31 first opened in 1917. A subsidiary of U.S. Steel operated the mine and built the nearby community of Lynch, which was at the time the world’s largest coal camp. At its height, 10,000 people lived in the community, including a diverse immigrant population from more than 30 countries.

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Kentucky town Lynch is near-abandoned after 100 years ...

Mar 27, 2017  Lynch, Kentucky, was built by US Steel in 1917. By the 1940s, it became the biggest coal town in the world. ... On the left a miner is working in Lynch's Mine 31, which is now known as Portal 31 ...

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Portal 31 resumes normal business hours - Harlan ...

Jul 20, 2021  As Kentucky’s first exhibition coal mine, Portal 31 has been one of the most popular tourist attractions in Harlan County for nearly a decade. Thousands of visitors each year make their way to Lynch, Kentucky, to get the opportunity to go inside a real underground mine and ride the authentic manhauler, which is the means of transportation ...

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Lynch ExploreKYHistory

Historical Marker #1803 in Harlan County commemorates Lynch, the largest company-owned town in Kentucky through World War II. Lynch was established by the U.S. Coal and Coke Company, a subsidiary of the United States Steel Company, in 1917. The town was finally completed in 1925. Named for the "Father of Mine Safety," Pennsylvanian Thomas Lynch, the town was home to about ten

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News – Welcome to the City of Lynch

Nov 19, 2019  Portal 31. In 1917 the U.S. Coal Coke Company, a subsidiary of U.S. Steel, built the community of Lynch, Kentucky, then the world’s largest coal camp. The coal camp was built on part of the 19,000 acres the company had purchased in the southeastern tip of Harlan County, near the Virginia border. The camp’s population peaked at about ...

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Watch Ghosts of Portal 31 Prime Video

Deep in the mountains of Harlan county, Kentucky is a tourist attraction unlike any other. Portal 31 located in Lynch, is an underground tour that is more than a trip back into a coal mine, it is a step back in time itself. TCF is here to learn more about portal 31, and to investigate claims of paranormal activity. Are the spirits of the miners still lurking around?

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Portal 31: How A Closed Mine Opened New Prospects For One ...

Nov 11, 2019  Portal 31 first opened in 1917. A subsidiary of U.S. Steel operated the mine and built the nearby community of Lynch, which was at the time the world’s largest coal camp. At its height, 10,000 ...

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Portal 31: How A Closed Mine Opened New Prospects For One ...

Nov 08, 2019  Portal 31 first opened in 1917. A subsidiary of U.S. Steel operated the mine and built the nearby community of Lynch, which was at the time the world’s largest coal camp. At its height, 10,000 people lived in the community, including a diverse

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700 feet into the mine - Review of Portal 31, Lynch, KY ...

Jun 18, 2015  Portal 31: 700 feet into the mine - See 79 traveler reviews, 69 candid photos, and great deals for Lynch, KY, at Tripadvisor.

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Watch Ghosts of Portal 31 Prime Video

Deep in the mountains of Harlan county, Kentucky is a tourist attraction unlike any other. Portal 31 located in Lynch, is an underground tour that is more than a trip back into a coal mine, it is a step back in time itself. TCF is here to learn more about portal 31, and to investigate claims of paranormal activity. Are the spirits of the miners still lurking around?

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Winifrede Mine Conveyor Historical Marker

Sep 20, 2017  Marker is on West Main Street (Kentucky Route 160) west of Church Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located on the Portal 31 Exhibition Mine grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Portal 31 Circle, Lynch KY 40855, United States of America. Touch for directions. Other nearby markers.

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Tour This Old Coal Mine In Kentucky And Step Back In History

Sep 01, 2016  Portal 31 and the Coal Mine Museum make for a safe and enlightening journey into a very important part of our state’s history. It is an experience you won’t want to miss. You can also journey back into the past with these Kentucky coal camp photos from the 1930s.

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News – Welcome to the City of Lynch

Nov 19, 2019  Portal 31. In 1917 the U.S. Coal Coke Company, a subsidiary of U.S. Steel, built the community of Lynch, Kentucky, then the world’s largest coal camp. The coal camp was built on part of the 19,000 acres the company had purchased in the southeastern tip of Harlan County, near the Virginia border. The camp’s population peaked at about ...

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Kentucky town Lynch is near-abandoned after 100 years ...

Mar 27, 2017  Lynch, Kentucky, was built by US Steel in 1917. By the 1940s, it became the biggest coal town in the world. ... On the left a miner is working in Lynch's Mine 31, which is now known as Portal 31 ...

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Kentucky Mine Mapping Information System

Welcome to Kentucky Mine Mapping Information System. Users of the Kentucky Mine Mapping Information System web site and all associated data and resources should carefully read the metadata to determine if a particular published resource is of sufficient accuracy for their particular application. When any question as to currency or degree of ...

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Lamp House Coffee Shop

1 Main Street in Lynch, Kentucky Across the street from the historic Portal 31 Exhibition coal mine. Lamp House Coffee is an outreach of Meridzo Center, Inc. Ministries. * WE NOW HAVE GIFT CARDS AVAILABLE! $15-$100 INCREMENTS *

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Portal 31 Exhibit Mine Lynch, KY - MapQuest

Get directions, reviews and information for Portal 31 Exhibit Mine in Lynch, KY. Portal 31 Exhibit Mine Lynch KY 40855. Reviews. Menu Reservations Make Reservations . Order Online Tickets Tickets See Availability Directions {{::location.tagLine.value.text}} Sponsored Topics. Legal. Help ...

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Kentucky Coal Mining Museum (Benham) - 2021 All You Need ...

Portal 31. 78. 1.8 mi Mines. Kingdom Come State Park. 56. 2.6 mi ... We checked ahead of arriving in the Benham/Lynch area and found the published hours of the Museum to be open at 10:00 AM Tuesday-Saturday. ... visiting the museum to consider enjoying lunch at the Schoolhouse Inn across the street and to also visit nearby Lynch, Kentucky where ...

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Motorsports Tourism in Lynch, Kentucky

While the Lambos are in town they are about to take a mine tour at Portal 31 today! Thank you all for supporting our region ‼️ #backroadsofappalachia #dragonslayerhwy160 #blackdiamondtarga #kohleburgring #appalachianautobahn #2headeddragon #simplythebreaks #michellinonmymoto #travelky

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Portal 31 RV Park - Lynch campgrounds Good Sam Club

Portal 31 RV Park,Lynch, Kentucky. Check for ratings on facilities, restrooms, and appeal. Save 10% on Good Sam Resorts. ... There is an abandoned coal mine directly behind you and the Portal 31 mine is across the street in walking distance.

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