Coal Region Towns, Villages, and Patches

Blakely is named after an officer who commanded the Sloop-of-War Wasp during the War of 1812. Prior to coal mining era, the name was associated with a huge township from which at least seven boroughs were formed in the mid-1800''s. Bloody Fifth : the Fifth Ward of Shamokin, at the far end of Shamokin Street. Not really a patch, just a section of ...

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Glen Burn

2015-8-18 · Facility Coal Mine specialising in Coal (Anthracite), operated by Shamokin Screening Co. Directions to Glen Burn Rt. 61 N to Shamokin take right at Jack Williams.

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Anthracite mining | Wynning History

2021-3-23 · Posted in Anthracite mining, Schuylkill County Tagged anthracite, Anthracite coal, Anthracite mining, Coal Mining, Coal Region, December 1917, Schuylkill County, Silent Film, St. Clair, Strip Mine, Strip Mining, Video, World War I, WWI 3 Comments Journal of the Buck Mountain and Vulcan collieries near Mahanoy City, 1897

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Coal Region Picture Gallery

Anthracite Mining Photo Gallery (present day) excellent photos of the present day coal region, including current mines and mining remnants. Mine Car. Breaker. Bleenies (yum!) Stauffer''s Pool. Atlas Honor Roll (WWII memorial - 1942) Atlas Honor Roll Names. …

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ANTHRACITE COAL MINES AND MINING. | eHISTORY

The lowest place in a mine is the usually near the foot of the shaft,—from which the water is pumped to the surface by powerful engines. From the foot of the shaft a tunnel called a "gangway" is opened at the right and left in the coal bed along the bottom of the …

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Anthracite

Specimen of Jet Black Anthracite coal I collected in 1980 near the old breaker at the Cameron Colliery, Shamokin, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania, prior to its scheduled demolition. Anthracite from the Shamokin area is a semi anthracite, which lent itself to greater usability in the earlier days of the coal fuel industy in Pennsylvania. ...

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Anthracite Coal Mining Near Shamokin, PA Page

2005-8-29 · Anthracite Coal Mining, Near Shamokin PA Click on underlined names to view more pages. MYERCHIN FAMILY NOTE: The John M Myerchin Sr Family lived in Shamokin, PA and worked in the Anthracite Mines in 1883. The men worked in the coal mines …

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Collieries and Coal Breakers

2021-8-28 · Partial List of Name Anthracite Coal Breakers and Collieries . As anthracite mining got underway it was realized that coal did not come out of a mine in uniformly sized and clean pieces. As it was blasted loose from veins deep underground, the coal …

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DiRenzo Coal

2021-6-1 · DiRenzo Coal Co., LLC Quality Anthracite Since 1930 19 Laudemans Lane Pottsville, PA 17901. Website Under Construction. CONTACT US: Voice - (570)-544-4743 Text - (570)-617-7810 Email - [email protected] . WE ARE OPEN FOR …

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Anthracite Mine Drainage Strategy Summary

2019-5-2 · Shamokin Creek Watershed. The largest source of Anthracite Coal within the United States is found in the four distinct Anthracite Coal Fields of northeastern Pennsylvania. The four fields – Northern, Eastern-Middle, Western-Middle, and Southern – lie mostly in the Susquehanna River Basin; the remaining portions are in the Delaware River Basin.

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Shamokin, PA

2021-8-26 · Bear Valley strip mine, near Shamokin, Northumberland County, Shamokin 7.5-minute quadrangle; approximately 40º 46′ latitude and 76º 35′ longitude. How to Access: For information, please contact the Reading Anthracite Company or call 570-622-5150. There is a $10 charge per person per visit. Must call first before visiting the location. Size:

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Mines Shamokin, PA

These are a list of 51 mines in Shamokin, PA. Name. Nearest Town. Type. More. #13 Vein Slope Mine. Shamokin Northumberland PA. Coal (Anthracite) View Details >.

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Shamokin, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Shamokin, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania, USA : Location of early Anthracite Coal mining operations in the Western Middle coal field. First discovered by Mr. Cherry, one of the original settlers in the region, in 1780. The coal of the Shamokin ...

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Early Coal Fields of PA Anthracite Mining Stereopticon 366 ...

2021-7-5 · Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Early Coal Fields of PA Anthracite Mining Stereopticon 366 Shamokin East End at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

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How Acid Mine Drainage Has Affected the Greater ...

2019-11-15 · Shamokin Creek Acid mine drainage is a problem that occurs at coal mining sites globally, but a local example of its effects is Shamokin Creek located in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. Shamokin Creek is an example of a stream that has been severely impacted. Due to the large amount of abandoned anthracite coal mines along Shamokin

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Anthracite coal | Wynning History | Page 2

2020-11-7 · Posted in Anthracite mining, Coal Region Tagged anthracite, Anthracite coal, Anthracite mining, Centralia, Centralia Mine Fire, Coal Mining, Coal Region, Columbia County, Mine Fire, Mining, Newspaper, Schuylkill County, Shamokin Leave a comment An important moment in Coal Region history took place in a Philadelphia coffee house in 1831

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SWITCHBACK

2020-4-24 · In 1905 Pocahontas Consolidated Collieries Co. bought out Norfolk Coal & Coke, opened the Shamokin mine (probably named after the Pennsylvania anthracite coal town), and built the Switchback coal camp. After 1916 the company was renamed Pocahontas Fuel Co., and they operated these mines until they closed the last one, Angle mine…

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Tuck''s Coal Mining A Typical Colliery

Tuck''s Coal Mining A Typical Colliery- PA Anthracite- Shamokin, PA 1908 Postmark. Condition is "Used". Shipped with USPS First Class. This card does have some wear, however, the card stock is a thinner grade. Smudge on the upper right hand corner, and on the back there is …

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ANTHRACITE COALFIELDS

2018-10-17 · Harry E culm bank. People from other coal mining regions would call this a slate dump, boney dump; or tailings or refuse pile. (2013 image by Hank Rogers) Ashley patch town. (Image by ebaster) The Huber breaker - now demolished. (2011 image by Marc) One of the biggest anthracite coal mining operations was Glen Burn at Shamokin…

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AOAA FULL THROTTLE EXPERIENCE | AOAA Trails

2021-8-25 · AOAA FULL THROTTLE EXPERIENCE. AOAA Trails is an extensive off-road trail system conveniently located in Eastern Pennsylvania. We''ve been named one of the top 10 destinations in the country for ATVs, full-size vehicles and dirt bikes. Our hundreds of miles of diverse trails on 8,000 acres, combined with top-notch facilities, give our guests ...

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Anthracite,Calcined Anthracite ...

2021-3-4 · SHAMOKIN CARBONS prides itself on being a One Stop Carbon Shop. SHAMOKIN has a complete series of carbons for every hot metals application - Carbon Raisers, Recarburizers, Charge Carbons, Pelletized Carbons, Injection Carbons, Slag Foaming Carbons, Cover Carbons, Trim Carbons, Alloying Carbons, Ladle Additions, Stream Additions, Mold Washes, Core Washes, Plumbago, …

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Best 30 Coal Mining Companies in Shamokin, PA with …

Coal Mining Companies in Shamokin on YP . See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Coal Miners & Shippers in Shamokin, PA.

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Anthracite 250 | Celebrating 250 years of Anthracite

Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area. An off-road trail system located in Central Pennsylvania''s coal region where riders of ATV''s, SxS, dirt bikes, and full-size vehicles enjoy a trail system on 7,000 acres of land. 4100 State Route 125. Coal Township, PA 17866. 570-648-2626. aoaatrails .

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How Anthracite Coal Production Affected the Great ...

2019-11-15 · associated with Anthracite coal production in the local region. Shamokin Locally, environmental problems associated with coal mining are very present. Specifically, the environment and landscape of Shamokin has been greatly impacted. Near Shamokin Gap, there is much evidence of the once thriving coal boom. The

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Historical Anthracite Coal Fatalities

2012-2-2 · 1 Midvale Lehigh Valley Coal Co. Wilkes-Barre Mine fire 6 Nov. 5 Exeter Lehigh Valley Coal Co. West Pittston Car fell on cage in shaft 9 1900 Nov. 9 Buck Mountain Mill Creek Coal Co . Mahanoy City Explosion of gas 7 1901 Oct . 25 Buttonwood ParrishCoalCo. Plymouth Explosion of gas 6 1902 Nov. 29 Luke Fidler Mineral Railroad Mining Co . Shamokin ...

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Environmental, Social, and Economic Consequences of …

2015-4-28 · anthracite seam that in some places was up to 124 feet thick.5 In the 1800s, deep miners in Bear Valley began digging tunnels into the Vein, hoping to earn their living in the laborious coal mining industry.6 This coal from Shamokin was first taken to market in 1814.7 THE MOVEMENT OF COAL

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Coal Miner Records

Coal Miner Records. The Pennsylvania State Archives hold numerous collections which pertain to persons either employed in or in some way associated with the anthracite (hard coal) and bituminous (soft coal) mining industries of the Commonwealth. The anthracite fields stretch for nearly 500 square miles across portions of northeastern ...

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Shamokin | Wynning History

2021-2-10 · Posted in Coal Region, Shamokin Tagged 1920s, 1929, anthracite, Coal, Coal Mining, Coal Region, Depression, Economy, Great Depression, Newspaper, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, Shamokin, Speech Leave a comment "Don''t Congregate" – …

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ANTHRACITE OPERATORS

2012-2-2 · Ram Head Coal Co. DM Reading Anthracite Co .,bk,CP, B R D Coal Co . DM R F Nardini Coal Co . bk R K Coal Co . DM R N Coal Co . B R R Anthracite Coal Co . DM F. Kieffer 291) Swatara Rd. Zcrhe 1798 1 Bill Kitsey Box 479 Pine Grove 17963 Tony Ncstico 128 E. Chestnut Shamokin 17872 Marlin Snyder 14 Maple St . Pine Grove 17963 K.M. Pollock 200 E ...

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Jeep Jamboree comes to Northumberland County | wnep

2021-7-31 · SHAMOKIN, Pa. — Jeep lovers unite; The Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area near Shamokin is a busy place this weekend. The trails are filled with Jeep after Jeep after Jeep for the tenth Coal ...

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The Anthracite Coal Region: a Living Reflection of Polish ...

2009-11-23 · Today, at 7,300 residents, Shamokin (pictured at the top) has one-third of its peak population. With the loss of residents comes the loss of churches and unfortunately culture. Within the last decade a majority of the churches in the Anthracite Coal …

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Anthracite Provisions Co.

Anthracite Provisions Co., Shamokin, Pennsylvania. 1,792 likes · 26 talking about this · 5 were here. Start your great meal with best quality meat! Got a question? Give us a call! (570) 644-0405

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20 Things Only People in Pennsylvania''s Coal Region Know ...

2015-12-18 · Caused by sub-surface mining and the abundance of sulfides in the mines, the acid mine drainage has ruined many creeks and water sources, such as the Shamokin Creek and the Swatara Creek in Schuylkill County. There are many restoration projects in place to bring back fish and wildlife to areas near the water. 15.

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PA State Archives

2020-12-31 · Links to PDF versions of Pennsylvania coal mine accident registers, providing documentation on mining accidents for the commonwealth''s anthracite and bituminous coal districts, are listed above. The information contained within each report changed over time, with a few additional columns of data included in the later reports, as the volume of ...

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