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Company store, 104 duplexes, and 13 single family houses. All houses had electricity and were heated by gas, but did not have indoor plumbing.

Founded by the Elk Horn Coal Company, the town name was changed from "Ballard" to "Garrett" in 1914, for…

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Picture 1: The Amusement Hall was located where Snyder's Service Station was located. This building housed a movie theater, a pool hall, a soda fountain and a barber shop. At one time silent movies were shown, and a Mrs. Banks played…

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Pictured on first row next to the last person sitting is Ed Bentley.

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Also known as Estep Branch and Leck Martin Branch

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Also called: Bill Francis General Store, The Francis Building, Francis Hotel

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This picture shows the Maytown Band in rehearsal with their leader Ms. Elsie Patrick.

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James L. Hicks was a wealthy land holder on one side of Brush Creek Mountain who sold all his holdings to buy enough land to leave an inheritance of 50 acres to each of his 17 children on the other side of the mountain in a small community that came…

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David had a Commissary in town and a Service Station in Permel that were part of the Mallory Stores (James and David Francis). At the very end they were run by Island Creek Coal. This store at David was the very last in Floyd County. The Company last…

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