Balkan Photo Book
made up for my mother,
Vivian D. Wilson for mothers day 2009
the web version is a pdf file, click here.
Pat L. provided this excellent Balkan pic.
Pat on the Boardtree swinging bridge in 1960s
Buddy P. and Balkan boys playing with dog 1940s
Balkan Schoolwide photo 1940s, if you know the exact year let me know. Click picture for larger version. Note larger picture will zoom in one click.
David (Wilson) Thompson 7 years old
Some favorite Links
Underground song
Kentucky Coal Miner-Roger Philpot gallery pics
Underground video made 2009
Russell Lee Pictures of coal field
Children waiting to play horseshoes
next to house #40 Randy's provides names
Randy B. and Sister #36 glare corrected
Chester L. with glare correction
Balkan upper end housing
Papaw Lawson walking near house 49 & 53
Click the photo above for low resolution pdf for review. I made up a Balkan Photobook of snapshots enlarged for Pauline Bailey Miracle and had it printed. If you want a copy mailed to you, it is $40.00 priorty mail. Click Donate at bottom of page to get copy.
Bob & Jessy Bentley
at Weight House (Scales) with mancar landing in background click to see larger version
Coal Info Wilson Scrip
Photos 4 TeeShirt Walmart
Balkan lower end housing and school
Copyright © 2012  David Thompson All Rights Reserved
   Images © David Thompson - 2012
Photos 50 plus years old private pictures intended for viewing pleasure
To honor a working American community
Previous Editions Click to view 6th Edition 5th Edition 3rd Edition 2nd Edition 1st Edition John Davis Pages Kentucky Coal Miner 7th Edition Photos 8th Edition
Most current Edition 9th Edition 10th Edition 11th Edition 12th Edition 13th Edition Balkan scrip Black Lung 10th Edition
August 17, 2013