Although the decline of coal in Appalachia has had a severe impact on communities there, there are some ways that the region can transition and thrive without the coal industry. We traveled to eastern Kentucky to find people who are trying to make that happen.
Part 1: https://youtu.be/1VBYsEGpLDI
Part 2: https://youtu.be/UJxCqHoUAT8
Additional archival photos provided by the SKCTC Appalachian Archives, from their U.S. Coal & Coke, International Harvester, Ewell Balltrip and Kentucky Coal Museum Photo Collections.
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