ANTHRACITE COAL MINES AND MINING. eHISTORY

A coal breaker. MINE EMPLOYEES. The employees in the 363 collieries of the anthracite coal region in the year 1900 numbered 143,826. This is according to the latest report of the Bureau of Mines. The newsstone are somewhat in excess.

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Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region (Images of

Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region (Images of America) Kindle edition by Richards, John Stuart. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region (Images of America).

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Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region John Stuart

Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region is a journey into a world that was once very familiar. These vintage photographs of collieries, breakers, miners, drivers, and breaker boys illuminate the dark of the anthracite mines. The pictures of miners, roof falls, mules, and equipment deep underground tell the story of the hard lives lived

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Anthracite Coal Stock Pictures, Royalty-free Photos

Find high-quality Anthracite Coal stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. Download premium images you can't get anywhere else.

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Anthracite Coal Stock PhotosAnthracite Coal Stock

Eckley Miners village is a museum depicting a typical company mining town in the anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania during the 19th nineteenth century. Built by the coal company where the coal was mined and processed, it provided miners and their families with housing, stores, and churches, and gave the company greater control of lives of

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Who Are These Anthracite People? Pennsylvania Anthracite

Anthracite, according to David L. Salay, editor of the definitive 1984 study, Hard Coal, Hard Times: Ethnicity and Labor in the Anthracite Region, is a ranking coal based on its carbon content and percentage of volatile material. Anthracite's high percentage of carbon and low sulfur content and volatiles make it a slow-burning, clean fuel

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Pennsylvania-Mines Mining Artifacts

The first recorded use of anthracite coal was in 1768. In 1775, mining of anthracite started in northeast Pennsylvania. The mine was located near Pittston. Wilkes-Barre saw the start of anthracite mining in 1776, with the mining occurring from outcrops along the banks of the Susquehanna River.

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Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum History Museum

Mules were once an integral part of the working of an anthracite coal mine. From the 1850’s until the 1950’s mules were used around the colliery for hauling waste to culm dumps and hauling coal from the mines. Some mules spent most of their lives working and living in en stalls built underground in

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15 Best Rare Coal Mining Photos From Pennsylvania

These 15 Rare Photos Show Pennsylvania’s Coal Mining History Like Never Before. Pennsylvania’s rich coal mining history dates back centuries to the late 1700s and boomed between 1870 and 1930. After the boom, the industry began a steady decline that continues to the present day.

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Coal Region History Chronicles: Mules Drivers And Spraggers

Sep 15, 2008In 1900, there were 15,708 mules being used, 1905 saw 17,125 being used in the anthracite districts. And even into 1920, with electric locomotion and steam driven engines, the anthracite coal region was still employing 11,062 mules. The highest number of mules used came in 1907 with 17,500 being used throughout the anthracite coal region.

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Anthracite coal Wynning History

May 27, 2019Posted in Anthracite mining, Coal Region Tagged 1869, Anthracite coal, Art, Carbon County, Coal Mining, Coal Region, Illustration, Luzerne County, McAdoo, Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County Leave a comment “Slated to go” The end of the mine mule in the Coal Region

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Coal Mining Gallery Images Johnstown Heritage Discovery

Pennsylvania is rich in coal, both anthracite (hard coal), in the east, and bituminous (soft coal) here in western Pennsylvania. Click on the images below to view a larger image. To help you see as much as possible from these photographs, use the tool "Reading a Photograph."

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89 Best Anthracite Coal Mining in PA images in 2020 Coal

May 12, 2020 Explore Matt Kujat's board "Anthracite Coal Mining in PA" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Coal mining, Coal, Mining.

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Anthracite Coal Stock PhotosAnthracite Coal Stock

Eckley Miners village is a museum depicting a typical company mining town in the anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania during the 19th nineteenth century. Built by the coal company where the coal was mined and processed, it provided miners and their families with housing, stores, and churches, and gave the company greater control of lives of

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Anthracite Coal Mining Art Fine Art America

Shop for anthracite coal mining art from the world's greatest living artists. All anthracite coal mining artwork ships within 48 hours and includes a 30-day money-back guarantee. Choose your favorite anthracite coal mining designs and purchase them as wall

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Anthracite Coal Mining Postcards Flickr

These are some postcards from my collection of Pennsylvania anthracite coal mining postcards. Note: these photos were, as far as I can tell, published before 1923 and are therefore in the public domain. Flickr doesn't have a public domain license so I have used the least restrictive creative commons license. Please feel free to use them however you wish.

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History of anthracite coal mining in Pennsylvania Wikipedia

There are two types of coal found in Pennsylvania: anthracite (the “hard coal” found in Northeastern Pennsylvania below the Allegheny Ridge southwest to Harrisburg; also called “stone coal”, “rock coal” in the 1800s) and bituminous (“soft coal”, found west of the Allegheny Front escarpment).Anthracite coal is a natural mineral with a high carbon and energy content that gives

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Mine boy tended mules underground The Morning Call

Jun 28, 2017Children ages 11-12 served as mule tenders in the No. 9 Coal Mine in Lansford, as seen in a life-size model at the No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum.

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Pennsylvania-Mines Mining Artifacts

The first recorded use of anthracite coal was in 1768. In 1775, mining of anthracite started in northeast Pennsylvania. The mine was located near Pittston. Wilkes-Barre saw the start of anthracite mining in 1776, with the mining occurring from outcrops along the banks of the Susquehanna River.

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Mahanoy Area Historical Society

Anthracite coal mine production continues it steady fall to 9.2 million tons. There are 0.43 fatalities per million tons of coal mined. 1976. Anthracite coal production continues to shift from deep mining to surface mines and the reworking/recycling of culm banks

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Anthracite Coal Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania

by Melissa R. Meade. New York Times reporter Michael Cooper linked to our Anthracite Coal Region webpage on which we reported about the work of local Anthracite Coal Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania artist Bob McCormick.The article is in the Arts section of the April 5 New York Times. Bob grew up in the same coal patch town as my grandmother in Schuylkill County called Big Mine Run.

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Mine Mules: ˜eir Use in Coal Mines in the United States

coal mines, mules could leave behind the darkness they had known most of their lives. One such mule was “Old Jack,” who retired a˜er nineteen years under ground.13 A˜er retirement, a former mine mule had to become accustomed to new sur-roundings once again. Sunshine and fresh air re-placed the damp, dark workings. Mules were of-

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Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region John Stuart

Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region is a journey into a world that was once very familiar. These vintage photographs of collieries, breakers, miners, drivers, and breaker boys illuminate the dark of the anthracite mines. The pictures of miners, roof falls, mules, and equipment deep underground tell the story of the hard lives lived

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Torch Magazine • Winter 2016 Images of the Deep

blind mules hauled blue-black anthracite and were valued by the coal operators as capital to be exchanged. Miners, though, took only a daily wage and were thus expendable. So when there was an accident by which a miner would end his stint, some of the mine bosses were so damned cruel they would say, “To hell with the man, how’s the mule.”

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Anthracite Coal Stock PhotosAnthracite Coal Stock

Eckley Miners village is a museum depicting a typical company mining town in the anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania during the 19th nineteenth century. Built by the coal company where the coal was mined and processed, it provided miners and their families with housing, stores, and churches, and gave the company greater control of lives of

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Schuylkill County coal mine tour running again wnep

Jul 08, 2020"This mine was formerly owned and operated by the Philadelphia coal and iron company, and they actually did run it from about 1911 to 1931," tour guide, Joe Kehoe said.

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Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region John Stuart

Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region is a journey into a world that was once very familiar. These vintage photographs of collieries, breakers, miners, drivers, and breaker boys illuminate the dark of the anthracite mines. The pictures of miners, roof falls, mules, and equipment deep underground tell the story of the hard lives lived

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Images and Postcards Anthracite Coal Mining Region of

Jan 02, 2020Images documenting the Anthracite Coal Mining Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania. There are numerous sources of images relating to the Anthracite region available on the Internet. Below is a select list of libraries, archives, museums, and other sites that have particularly rich collections.

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Mine boy tended mules underground The Morning Call

Jun 28, 2017Children ages 11-12 served as mule tenders in the No. 9 Coal Mine in Lansford, as seen in a life-size model at the No. 9 Coal Mine and Museum.

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Anthracite Coal Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania

by Melissa R. Meade. New York Times reporter Michael Cooper linked to our Anthracite Coal Region webpage on which we reported about the work of local Anthracite Coal Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania artist Bob McCormick.The article is in the Arts section of the April 5 New York Times. Bob grew up in the same coal patch town as my grandmother in Schuylkill County called Big Mine Run.

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Mine Mules: ˜eir Use in Coal Mines in the United States

coal mines, mules could leave behind the darkness they had known most of their lives. One such mule was “Old Jack,” who retired a˜er nineteen years under ground.13 A˜er retirement, a former mine mule had to become accustomed to new sur-roundings once again. Sunshine and fresh air re-placed the damp, dark workings. Mules were of-

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History of anthracite coal mining in Pennsylvania Wikipedia

There are two types of coal found in Pennsylvania: anthracite (the “hard coal” found in Northeastern Pennsylvania below the Allegheny Ridge southwest to Harrisburg; also called “stone coal”, “rock coal” in the 1800s) and bituminous (“soft coal”, found west of the Allegheny Front escarpment).Anthracite coal is a natural mineral with a high carbon and energy content that gives

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Mahanoy Area Historical Society

Anthracite coal mine production continues it steady fall to 9.2 million tons. There are 0.43 fatalities per million tons of coal mined. 1976. Anthracite coal production continues to shift from deep mining to surface mines and the reworking/recycling of culm banks

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Coal Region History Chronicles: Mine Mule Supply Was Low

Jan 28, 2008The Mine Mule Supply Low April 10, 1918 PA is looking for images, documents, etc. relating to the Irish in Luzerne County for an upcoming exhibit. Infantry, from the camp, battlefield and the prison pen, " The History Press. My coal mining books include, "Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region," Arcadia Press and "Death in the Mines

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‎Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region on Apple Books

Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region is a journey into a world that was once very familiar. These vintage photographs of collieries, breakers, miners, drivers, and breaker boys illuminate the dark of the anthracite mines. The pictures of miners, roof falls, mules, and equipment deep underground tell the story of the hard lives lived

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Songs and Ballads of the Anthracite Miners AFS L16

A mule for to drive, or a gangway to rob. The boss said, "Come out, Bill, and follow the mob That goes down, down, down." 4. I was booked the next day to go down in the mine, I goes into Tim Harvey's and samples some (moon J shine. With a real near-beer headache, I

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Lattimer massacre Wikipedia

The Lattimer massacre was the violent deaths of at least 19 unarmed striking immigrant anthracite miners at the Lattimer mine near Hazleton, Pennsylvania, on September 10, 1897. The miners, mostly of Polish, Slovak, Lithuanian and German ethnicity, were shot and killed by a Luzerne County sheriff's posse.Scores more workers were wounded. The massacre was a turning point in the history of the

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Vintage photos of coal miners in America AOL News

Apr 24, 2017circa 1935: Two miners at work in an anthracite mine near Scranton, Pennsylvania. (Photo by MPI/Getty Images) Blaine Sergent, coal leader, putting up his check at end of day's work.

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