The Matthews Mines

Workers at the Matthews Mines in Crittenden County are shown standing on one of the company's engines. Only one name is known. John Simpkins, the great-grandfather of R. Stanley Simpkins, is standing on the engine at far right. Date unknown. (Photo from R. Stanley Simpkins, a courtesy of Matthew T. Patton, 1317 West Airy Street, Apt. 1-D, Norristown, PA 19401-4386, e-mail: [email protected])