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Carbon County, UTGenWeb

CURRENT TOWNS

    The following table shows a list of the current towns in Carbon County and links to different places on this webpage that contains information about each town.

  • Carbonville
    - Cemetery
  • Clear Creek
    - 1930 History
    - Photos
    - tokens
    - articles
  • East Carbon City (Dragerton)
    - History in Dragerton Tibune
    - Contractors Build City to Order for Coal, Coke Workers
    - Dragerton.net - different website please come back when your done
    - Photos
  • Gordan Creek
  • Helper
    - History on Utah Reach webpage
    - Photos
    - Railroad Photos
    - Kirkham Railroad photos
    - Tokens
    - Cemetery Index
    - Utah Railroad
    - Articles
  • Kenilworth
    - Early Beginnings
    - 1930 History
    - Story by Layne Miller
    - Photos
    - Tokens
  • Martin
  • Price
    - History on Utah Reach webpage
    - Early History of Price
    - Incorporation
    - Histories of early settlers
    - Index of History of Price
    - History of Price
    - Cemetery Index
    - Articles
    - Alpha Ballinger Index
    - Alpha Ballinger Histories
    - Year to Year in Price
    - Photographs
    - Tokens
    - Yearbooks
  • Scofield
    - 1930 History
    - Photographs
    - Tokens
    - Articles
    - Death Certificates
    - Incorporation
  • Spring Glen
    - 1930 History
    - Tokens
    - Photographs
    - Cemetery
  • Sunnyside (Sunnydale)
    - 1930 History
    - Founding of Sunnyside
    - Tokens
    - Articles
    - Photographs
  • Wellington
    - 1930 History
    - Early History & Settlers
    Focus on Wellington
    - Senior Endeavors and a Long life" A 100 year history about Wellington in the March 15, 2007 Sun Advocate Newspaper written by Tom McCourt.
    - Photographs


  • GHOST TOWNS

  • Castle Gate
    - 1930 History
    - History by Gene Halverson
    - Photographs
    - Tokens
    - Articles
    - Miners killed in Mine Explosion
    - cemetery
  • Clarks Valley / Kiz
    - 1930 History
  • Coal City (see Dempsey)
    - 1930 History
  • Cameron/Rolapp/Royal
    -1930 History
    - Tokens
    - Photographs
  • Columbia
    - 1930 History
    - Tokens
    - Photographs
  • Consumers
    - Coal Mining Towns
    - Tokens
  • Dempsey
    - 1930 History
  • Dragerton (see East Carbon City)
    - 1930 History
    - Photographs
  • Farnham
    - 1930 History
  • Heiner
    - 1930 History
    - Photographs
  • Hiawatha (Black Hawk)
    - 1930 History
    - Wally Baldwin Webpage
    - Photographs
    - Tokens
    - Obits
  • Kiz / Clarks Valley
    - 1930 History
  • Latuda
    - 1930 History
    - Token
    - Photographs
  • Mutual
    - 1930 History
    - Tokens
    - Photographs
  • National
    - Coal Mining Towns
    - Tokens
  • Nine Mile (Harper)
    - 1930 History
    - Photographs
  • Nolan
    - 1930 History
  • Peerless
    - 1930 History
    - Tokens
    - Photographs
  • Rains
    - by Layne Miller
    - 1930 History
    - Photographs
  • Rolapp/Royal/Cameron -
    (see Cameron/Rolapp/Royal)
  • Standardville
    - by Layne Miller
    - 1930 History
    - Tokens
    - Photographs
  • Storrs later Spring Canyon
    - 1930 History
    - Tokens
    - The White Lady of Spring Canyon
    - Photographs
  • Sweets
    - Coal Mining Towns
    - Tokens
  • Wattis
    - 1930 History
    - Tokens
    - Photographs
  • Winter Quarters
    - by Layne Miller
    - by Gene Halverson
    - Tokens
    - Articles
    - Miners killed in explosion May 1, 1900
    1. POST OFFICES & POSTMASTERS

      The following information was received from Enid Seaton Ruoff. The information was a microfilmed copy of the postal records of Carbon County, Utah in the National Archives. Listed below are a few of the post offices in Carbon County and the names of the postmasters or post mistresses. There is a column on the copy that has been cutoff so all the information is not complete. The abbreviations have been typed as shown on the copy with my idea of what the abbreviation stands for in the parenthesis.

      Latuda Katherine M. Bottino - 2 Apr 1920
    Mrs. Cosly M. Davis - 23 Aug 1920
    John H. Davis - 2 Jun 1931 act. pos. (acting postmaster) 19 May 1931
    Est. Dis National Fred P. Jacobs - 5 Oct 1920
    Dis. (discontinued) - 3 Oct 1921
    Eff. (effective) - 10 Oct 1921
    Moved to Helper
    Retst. (Re-established) do (ditto) Miss Maybell M. Jones - 16 May 1928
    Monroe Carlson - 18 Apr 1931 act pas 10 Apr 1931
    Monroe A Carlson - 18 Apr 1931
    Est. (established) Columbia Arthur H. Brier - 13 Sept 1923
    Clyde J. Roberts - 6 Mar 1924
    Late Gibsonmine Consumers Mrs. Mary E.M. Jones - 24 Aug 1925
    Frank J. Schmidt- 11 Dec 1927 act. pos. 17 Nov 1927
    Frank J. Schmidt - 16 Jan 1928
    Est Kiz George C. Mead - 17 Jun 1926
    Est. Dis. Peerless David D. Holdaway - 11 Jul 1924
    Benjamin H. Deal- 11 Feb 1926
    John W. Draper - 26 Jul 1927
    Dis. Oct 7, 1931, Effec. 15 Oct 1931 - Mail to Helper
    Est. Rolapp Frank L. Bowles - 19 Nov 1921
    Marcus J. Crow - 30 Mar 1922 acting pos 1 Mar 1922
    Marcus J. Crow - 12 Apr 1922
    Wendell E. Peterson - 22 Mar 1929 acting pos. 15 Mar 1929
    Wendeall E. Peterson - 12 Jun 1929
    Harry Latturner - 10 Oct 1930 Acting poss. 27 Sept 1930
    Late Storrs Spring Canyon George A. Murphy - 10 May 1922
    Re-appointed - 12 May 1926
    Relegated - 1 Jul 1928
    Re-appointed - 20 Nov 1922
    Relegated - 1 Jul 1930
    Re-appointed - 4 Jul 1930
    Est. Sweet Mine Herbert Tomlinson - 26 Jan 1927
    Stacy McPherron - 5 Jan 1928
    Joshua Seaton - 21 June 1928
    More information about Sweet postoffice HERE
    Est. Dis. Blackhawk Ban W. Musser - 7 Feb 1912
    Charles Fowles - 3 Apr 1912
    George W. Thurston - 3 Feb 1913

    Coal Mines

      By clicking on a link in the following table you will be leaving the Carbon County UTGenWeb webpage. Be sure to hit your back button to return to this webpage. The page you will be going to is UtahRails.net by Don Strack. Don has compiled some excellent information about the mines and the Utah Railway in Carbon County.

  • Black Hawk - U.S. Fuel Mine
  • Castle Gate
  • Clear Creek Mine
  • Consumers Mutual Coal Company
  • Gordon Creek Coal Company
  • Great Western Coal Company
  • Hiawatha
  • Kenilworth
  • Liberty Fuel Company (Latuda)
  • Maple Creek Mine - Additional info here
  • MacLean mine, also known as the "Little Standard"
  • Mohrland
  • Mutual Fuel Company
  • National Coal Company
  • Peerless
  • Panther Mine - U.S. Fuel
  • Skyline Mine
  • Standard Coal Company
  • Sunnyside
  • Sweet Coal Company (at Union)
  • Union Coal Company (at Union)
  • Union Pacific Mine (Also Called The Scofield Mine)
  • Utah Mine (Also Known As The Mudd Creek Mine)
  • Utah Terminal Railway
  • Wattis
  • Utah Coal Companies
  • Information on other Servers


      American Memory Historical Collections

      The American Memory Historical Collections for the Library of Congress has a collection of data pages that contain information about Carbon County locations. Visit thier webpage and perform a search on Carbon, Utah. Information can be found about these locations.

      • Independent Coal & Coke Company, KENILWORTH
      • Winter Quarters Mine, SCOFIELD
      • Jones Mine, SCOFIELD
      • Rolapp Mine,Lamphouse, Price Canyon (mouth of Bear Canyon), HELPER VIC.
      • Day-Mutual Mine, Burnt Tree Fork,Spring Canyon, HELPER VIC.
      • Rains Mine,Bathhouse, Old Rains Townsite,Spring Canyon, STANDARDVILLE VIC.
      • Standard Mine,Timber Trestle, Gilson Gulch, STANDARDVILLE VIC.
      • Liberty Fuel Company,Mine Office, Old Latuda Townsite,Spring Canyon
      • Sweet Mine, SW 1/4 section 17 Township 13 South,Range 8 East, GORDON CREEK
      • Rolapp Mine, Price Canyon,Mouth of Bear Canyon, HELPER VIC.
      • Rolapp Mine,Tramway, Price Canyon (mouth of Bear Canyon), HELPER VIC.

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