The year 1911 was a significant one in the history of early attempts to tame the Cedar, Green, and White Rivers for water supplies...
Maple Valley Community Club Building Still Standing
Shaft Entrance in Franklin on Feb. 19, 1902
Giovanni Francesco Valerio
The mine shown here under construction in 1926-27 was located one-half mile west of the Jones Road Bridge over the Cedar River
This two-story home was built in the coal mining town of Franklin in 1910.
117 years ago, Franklin was a bustling company town
BD Band – Pacific Coast Coal Co. 1925