Baxter, Kentucky: Coal Monument

Like the Washington Monument, but made of stacked and mortared blocks of shiny coal.
Baxter, KY
Center of town, at a three-way intersection. Location approximate.
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Coal Monument

In Harlan County KY at a three-way highway intersection in the center of Baxter KY. Looks like the Washington Monument but made of stacked and mortared huge blocks of shiny coal. About 40 feet tall.

[Will Gaines, 06/08/2010]

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