History comes to life during Coal Mining, Railroad and Scrip Trading Show in Bramwell – Bluefield Daily Telegraph


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

History comes to life during Coal Mining, Railroad and Scrip Trading Show in Bramwell
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Scrip was used extensively in the mining and timber industries as currency. Coal mines issued scrip, which were tokens, exclusively for that mining operation. Employees were paid in scrip, which they used to buy supplies at a company-owned store