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Out of the Ground Western Pennsylvania's Coal Mining

Directed by Andy Mcallister. With Andy Mcallister. With particular focus on our largely immigrant ancestors who lived, worked, and died in western Pennsylvania's coal mining communities during the late 19th and early to mid 20th centuries, 'Out of the Ground', a documentary featuring music by Ken Bonfield, examines the beginnings of the region's coal industry and the struggles of the families

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Coal Mining Appalachia Southern U.S.A Culture, History

Coal mining has long been one of the world's most dangerous occupations, and in the early days, it was even more so. Cave-ins were commonplace, and if a miner survived a mining accident, the company offered him little support if he couldn't return to work.

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20 Things Only People in Pennsylvania's Coal Region Know

Dec 18, 2015In most towns, there is a bar and church on every street. During the economic boom in the Coal Region from the late 1800's to the early 1960's, the miners often needed somewhere to get a cheap beer nearby after a hard day of work in the mines. As for the churches, most neighborhoods had one depending on one's ethnicity.

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Pennsylvania Lithuanians and Lithuanian heritage Global

Lithuanian heritage in Pennsylvanian Coal Region. The strongest presence of Lithuanian heritage is in the parts of eastern Pennsylvania known as the Coal Region. Coal, the oil of 19th century, was discovered there in the 1860s. People from poor European regions were recruited for hard and dangerous work (10 hours a day, 6 days a week,

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MINE SUBSIDENCE INSURANCE padep-1.maps.arcgis

Pennsylvania's long history of coal and clay mining has contributed greatly to the economy and the defense of the nation. As a consequence of this underground mining, millions of structures in Pennsylvania are located over old abandoned underground coal and clay mines, and they are all at risk from damage caused by mine subsidence.

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Anthracite Coal Characteristics and Applications The Balance

Scarce. A tiny percent of all remaining coal resources are anthracite. Pennsylvania anthracite was mined heavily during the late 1800s and early 1900s, and remaining supplies became harder to access because of their deep location. The largest quantity of anthracite ever produced in Pennsylvania was in 1917.

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Great-Grandpa was a PA coal miner Shorpy Old Photos

My David ancestors were all coal miners from Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, in the late 1800s and early 1900s. John Davis, my great-great-great grandfather, came from Wales as a small child. He married Ann Hanna and died in 1902.

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The Hazards of 19th Century Coal Mining eHISTORY

Industrial work during the nineteenth century was often hazardous. Nowhere was this situation more true that in coal mining. By the 1860s some anthracite coal mines in northeastern Pennsylvania had reached as much as 1,500 feet into the earth. Miners reached these depths with technologies that, by later standards, would seem primitive.

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Coal Resources of Lawrence County Pennsylvania USGS

B2 COAL RESOURCES OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA 81 80 79 NEW YORK 42 40 25 0 25 MILES FIGURE 1.-Map showing location of Lawrence County, Pa., in the northern Appalachiau coal field (shaded). reserves of coal as an aid in planning for the future development of western Pennsylvania.

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Proposed coal mines in the United States SourceWatch

West ia Spring Branch 3 Mine. Spring Branch 3 Mine is a proposed surface coal mine by CONSOL Energy for Mingo County, West ia. In February 2011, CONSOL Energy reached a deal with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a Clean Water Act Section

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The Hazards of 19th Century Coal Mining eHISTORY

Industrial work during the nineteenth century was often hazardous. Nowhere was this situation more true that in coal mining. By the 1860s some anthracite coal mines in northeastern Pennsylvania had reached as much as 1,500 feet into the earth. Miners reached these depths with technologies that, by later standards, would seem primitive.

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Remembering Our Coal Mining History WNEP

Jan 03, 2018If you'd like to learn more about our area's coal mining history, the Plymouth Historical Society is presenting a public program on January 17 at 7

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Coal's Decline Seems Impervious to Trump's Promises

Jan 24, 2018Nationwide, there was a 1 percent increase in coal mining jobs last year, to just over 50,000, mostly because of an increase in mining metallurgical coal for export to Asia. There was a net

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Old Industry of Southwestern Pennsylvania

The Huron Mine and Coke Works operated roughly through 1895 into the late 1920's. By 1927 the ovens were cold, but the coal was still being coked at the Salem No. 1 Coke Works. If you're interested in learning more about the the Huron Mine and Coke Works, I highly recommend downloading Ray's paper.

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Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Steam Train Your Anthracite

Photos, descriptions, location and contact details.

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Eckley Miners' Village Museum 2 Eckley Main Street

Eckley Miners' Village educates the public about the story of anthracite coal mining along with patch towns and their residents through the preservation and exploration of the site and its collection. Eckley Miners' Village is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and is actively supported by the Eckley Miners

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Fayette County and Surrounding County Coal Mines

The coal from Southwestern Pennsylvania was regarded as the best in the world for making coke. There were nearly 20,000 coke ovens in Fayette County and coal was King. Without that coal, many of our ancestors would not have settled in Fayette County.

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Appendix E Coal Mining in the United States Monitoring

Anthracite coal mining started around 1775 in northeastern Pennsylvania and, by the late 1700s, coal was mined in Mount Washington, in Pittsburgh. Soon thereafter, coal

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Section 1 Economic Impact Analysis — The Current Role

the county. For these reasons, it is important to analyze the economic impact of the coal mining industry on the Appalachian region. Section 1 of this project provides a comprehensive economic impact analysis of the current conditions of the coal mining industry in 118 major coal-producing counties in Appalachia.

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NICE OLD LATE 70'S RARE OHIO VALLEY CONSOL COAL CO. COAL

nice old rare late 70's consol coal co. coal mining sticker. this sticker is dull or little dirty at the top. still good condition for about 40 years old.

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Herminie, PA Coal Mining and Ignatz Kolar Illuminated Past

Jul 19, 2013The region of Slovenia they came from was largely a mining area, and so one of the first jobs Ignac had in the U.S. was a mining job. I came across the Virtual Museum of Coal Mining in Western Pennsylvania that lists him as a Slovenian miner circa 1912 for the Ocean Coal Company in Herminie, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania at the Ocean

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Coal Resources of Butler County, Pennsylvania USGS

associated with the coal-mining industry in Butler County who were most helpful in loaning maps and in showing mining proper ties. The Michigan Limestone Division of the U.S. Steel Corp., the Pennsylvania, Geological Survey, the Pennsylvania Department of Mines, and the Pennsylvania Department of Health at Greensburg

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Pennsylvania Mining Explosions and Accidents

Pennsylvania Mining Explosions and Accidents. New Kensington, PA Coal Mine Explosion, Sep 1933. New Kensington, PA Valley Camp Mine Explosion, Feb 1913. Norristown, PA Mine Fire, May 1902. Pottsville, PA Coal Mine Explosion Kills Four, Sep 1930. Pottsville, PA Coal Mine

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Cowboy Kisses The Dangers of Coal Mining in the 1800's

Aug 16, 2013The Dangers of Coal Mining in the 1800's The mines back in the 1800's were not built like they are today. In fact most of the smaller mines back then didn't have tunnels leading into the mine, but a shaft instead.

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Pennsylvania SBDC Coal

Data and Other Resources. Pennsylvania DEP Coal Mining Reports Pennsylvania's Annual Report on Mining Activities contains information on mine operators, mine names and locations, tons of coal produced, number of employees and hours worked and the number of mining accidents and fatalities.Production reports are published online each year to provide this information on active underground mines

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Which states are the largest producers and consumers of

Pennsylvania mines bituminous and anthracite coal 2 and produces 6% of U.S. coal 1. The state is the second largest bituminous coal producer, third largest overall coal producer, and the only anthracite coal producer in the country.

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MINE SUBSIDENCE INSURANCE padep-1.maps.arcgis

Pennsylvania's long history of coal and clay mining has contributed greatly to the economy and the defense of the nation. As a consequence of this underground mining, millions of structures in Pennsylvania are located over old abandoned underground coal and clay mines, and they are all at risk from damage caused by mine subsidence.

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Coal Mining Fatality Statistics 1900-2013

Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA Protecting Miners' Safety and Health Since 1978. Coal Fatalities for 1900 Through 2018. Please Note Office workers included starting in 1973. Year Miners Fatalities Year Miners Fatalities Year Miners Fatalities Year Miners Fatalities; 1900 1901

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ArchiveGrid Westmoreland Coal Company photograph and

The present Westmoreland Coal Co. is an amalgamation of several previous firms, which have at one time or another operated bituminous coal mines in Pennsylvania, ia, West ia, Kentucky, Montana and Colorado. The oldest of these firms, the Westmoreland Coal Company of Pennsylvania was incorporated in 1854.

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Clearfield Bituminous Coal Corporation land tract records

The Clearfield Bituminous Coal (CBC) Company was chartered by Pennsylvania Governor Henry M. Hoyt on 27 December 1882. It purchased coal land in Clearfield County and Centre County, and constructed the Beech Creek Railroad Company. In 1886 it reorganized as

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