Out and About; Bluefield Coal Show, Part 3

THAT'S a wrap. The Bluefield Coal Show in southern West Virginia, one of the most popular industry events on the US east coast, is over for another year. Check out some parting shots from the heart of Appalachia.
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Ausco stand at the 2013 Bluefield Coal Show.

Donna Schmidt

 

Ausco talked brakes with the many guests who came by the upstairs booths at the Brushfork Armory

 

 

No one could miss the Fletcher roof bolter on display near the center of the show's outside aisles.

 

 

The traffic at the coal show flowed consistently all three days.

 

 

Despite the heat and absent air conditioning, vendors packed tight into the Armory building and and a large adjacent tent.

 

Organizers have not yet announced total attendance, but it appears those numbers will reflect another successful year.

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