2020/9/12The incline plane at McIntyre Coal Mines in Ralston, Pa., about 1870. William M. Chase (American, 1817 – 1901) Albumen silver print 84.XC.979.2917 The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Gift of Weston J. and Mary M. Naef. Wikipedia Beaver Meadow Mines, where coal was first produced in Banks township, being situated about a mile west of the town. the adherents of the German Reformed faith found a meeting place in the old edifice for a time. Brenckman, Fred, History of Carbon

Bituminous coal mine maps of Pennsylvania

The Bituminous coal mine maps of Pennsylvania were created by the Works Progress Administration from 1934-1938. Workers transcribed information about the extent of underground bituminous coal mines on to these maps, as well as locations of oil and gas wells.

Lattimer is a village and census-designated place (CDP) in Hazle Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States.The population was 554 at the 2010 census. History The Lattimer massacre took place in the village on September 10, 1897; it resulted in the deaths of at least 19 unarmed striking immigrant anthracite coal miners.

Mar 18, 2015 - This past Sunday I headed down to Shoaf to get a closer look at those ovens. It had been close to two years since I was last there. The last time I was there I spent a lot of time exploring that tipple and didn't get a chance to check out the back end of

This is another one of the biggest coal mines in Mpumalanga that deals in thermal coal and exports high ash (HA) thermal coal as well as a low middling product that goes to the Arnot power station. This mine, which was established in early 2006, produces a whopping 73

About Pennsylvania, Coal Employment Records, 1900-1954 The Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company (LCNC) was formed in 1820 by a merger of the Lehigh Coal Company and the Lehigh Navigation Company. Both had been founded in 1818 by Josiah White, Erskine Hazard, and George F. Hauto.

Tommy Knockers and the coal mines: A PA legend

2020/8/8The coal mines of Pennsylvania were dark, dirty, and deadly. Among the many stories, folksongs, and superstitions of the coal miners comes the legend of a curious creature: The Tommy Knocker. Tommy Knockers pronounced knacker, were described as small, little men who worked alongside the miners inside the mines.

Lattimer is a village and census-designated place (CDP) in Hazle Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States.The population was 554 at the 2010 census. History The Lattimer massacre took place in the village on September 10, 1897; it resulted in the deaths of at least 19 unarmed striking immigrant anthracite coal miners.

2016/4/13Coal, iron, timber: we had it all. As these resources dwindled in certain areas, so did the residents of those areas And today, our state has numerous ghost towns to call our own, many of which were once coal towns. Check out these weird, abandoned places.

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Coal miners give German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier a symbolic final chunk of coal in a ceremony at Schloss Bellevue presidential palace on April 3rd, 2019, in Berlin, Germany. Germany's last underground coal mine, located in the Ruhr region, closed in

2015/8/28And it could burn for another 250 years. It started with a fire intentionally set to burn out a landfill before Labor Day in 1962 -- the problem was that the landfill was also an old strip-mine pit connected to a maze of abandoned underground mining tunnels full of coal.

German mines of World War II were all designated by letters, the first two indicating the function and the third the series designation within that category, usually indicating a modification. Postwar, new mine designations originally included the year that development started, but new mines now are designated by

Unearthing Your Coal Miner Relatives at the PENNSYLVANIA STATE ARCHIVES PA State Archives Record Group 45 – Records of the Mines and Minerals Industries – Registers of Mine Accidents for the Anthracite and Bituminous Districts, 1899 – 1972

1891 Pennsylvania Coal Miners

Pennsylvania's coal mines took the lives of many in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Of the 956 workers who died in coal-mining accidents in the U.S. in 1891, for example, more than two-thirds perished in the Keystone State. In one accident near Hazleton, Pa

Together these mines produce quality hard coking coal for export steel markets. The majority of coal is mined from the German Creek Formation, which contains five coal seam intervals known as the German Creek, Corvus, Tieri, Aquila and Pleiades seams. Mining

2020/9/13The Coal Mines Act of 1930 created the Coal Mines Reorganisation Commission to try and achieve this, but colliery owners blocked the scheme and the Commission was dissolved in 1936. The Coal Act of 1938 nationalised coal deposits and created the Coal Commission to take over the role of the Coal Mines Reorganisation Commission, but the outbreak of war in 1939 prevented any progress

Coal mining was a crucial part of German industry since the mid-19th century. Post-World War II, "black gold" was essential in the German economic recovery. More than 600,000 miners were working in mines during the 1950s. But by 2017, the number of "It's

Nostalgia and other resources for the Anthracite Region, defined as Schuylkill, Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Northumberland, and Columbia counties, and part of Dauphin county. Includes dialect, recipes, gazetteer of coal towns, famous natives, other topics, and online forums.

Shamokin and Coal Township History Shamokin stands on tracts of land originally known as the Clark and the Wetherill survey. These patents were issued on April 11, 1776 by John Penn and John Penn Jr., successors of William Penn, the founder

Coal company housing left over from the operations of the Buffalo Susquehanna Coal Coke Company's coal mines at Sagamore, Pa. - namesake of this coalfield. (Image by others) The alternating house designs in these company houses at Sagamore reflect reforms in coal town layout that led to the construction of model coal company towns after 1905.

This Ride Through An Old Coal Mine In Pittsburgh Will Take You Back In Time Gain a new appreciation for the backbreaking work that coal workers did every day, including digging for coal with a simple pick then shoveling it into a nearby cart. Tours of this old coal

Lattimer is a village and census-designated place (CDP) in Hazle Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States.The population was 554 at the 2010 census. History The Lattimer massacre took place in the village on September 10, 1897; it resulted in the deaths of at least 19 unarmed striking immigrant anthracite coal miners.