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OLD PICTURES FROM THE ANTHRACITE COAL REGION OF PENNSYLVANIA The strip mines were also an entertainment for us we would sit on the coal banks high above the strip mine and watch big drills churning day and night searching for veins of coal The huge power shovels would then remove the thousands of tons of dirt and rock till they uncovered

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Pa Historical Coal Mining Pictures

Pa Historical Coal Mining Pictures

Kleckner photographed anthracite mining scenes in the Panther Valley area near Mauch Chunk Photographs shown here with gray card borders were taken between 1900 and 1940 by the Keystone View Company of Meadville PA by the H C White Company in the bituminous coal region 1900 1910 and by Underwood and Underwood 1895 1910

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Coal Region Picture Gallery

Coal Region Picture Gallery

Photographic Essay of Anthracite Coal Mining well done photojournalist essay of present day anthracite mining 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 Stauffers Pool Atlas Honor Roll WWII memorial 1942

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Strip Mining A Destructive Way Of Coal Extraction

Strip Mining A Destructive Way Of Coal Extraction

Mar 12 2017 The process of strip mining also lowers groundwater levels around the mine In order to remove the coal vast quantities of groundwater are pumped out of the mine and as a result surrounding ecosystems and farmland may become drier and erosion may start to change the landscape Strip mining also uses significant amount of water to suppress dust

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Strip Mining Coal Appalachia Stock Photos And Images

Strip Mining Coal Appalachia Stock Photos And Images

An aerial view from a aircraft show an Appalachia mountain being mined by the strip mining practice called Mountain Top Removal in southern West Virginia July 24 2009 This controversial mining technique blasts off the tops of mountains so massive machines can mine the thin seams of coal

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Pictorial History Of Kentucky Coal Mining

Pictorial History Of Kentucky Coal Mining

Old Copper Culture Website Travel Albums Website A toast to the American Coal Miner May His Light Never Go Out Contact Me All photos and other items shown on this website are from my collection of mining artifacts and memorabilia

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Illinois Coal Mine Photos

Illinois Coal Mine Photos

The mine was operated from 1922 to 1960 they mined over 61 107 440 tons of coal over that period On the night of December 21 1951 4 at 738 p m an explosion occurred at the New Orient No 2 mine of the Chicago Wilmington and Franklin Coal Company located at West Frankfort Franklin County Illinois The explosion was responsible for

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Photos A Historical Look At Coal Mining In Southern

Photos A Historical Look At Coal Mining In Southern

Apr 24 2018 The story that accompanied this photo published in The Southern on Feb 15 1968 reads Old Ben Coal Corp mine No 9 at West Frankfort the oldest operating deep shaft coal mine in

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19 Rare Vintage Photos That Show Kentuckys Coal Mining

19 Rare Vintage Photos That Show Kentuckys Coal Mining

Dec 30 2016 These 19 Rare Photos Show Kentuckys Mining History Like Never Before Kentuckys coal miners have endured much hardship throughout the history of mining life in the Bluegrass State My grandfather was a coal miner who lived in a one room log cabin with a wife and three children until the day he had miraculously saved enough pennies to get

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Interactive Atlas Of Historical Coal Mine Maps In

Interactive Atlas Of Historical Coal Mine Maps In

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protections Office of Active and Abandoned Mine Operations has collaborated with Pennsylvania State University to produce the Pennsylvania Mine Map Atlas This enormous resource contains thousands of detailed coal mine maps that can be overlaid on a variety of base maps for the entire state including terrain topographic and road

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Tennessee Coalfields Appalachian Coalfields

Tennessee Coalfields Appalachian Coalfields

Old old picture of the Lafollette Coal amp Iron Co s coke ovens at Lafollette Campbell County TN Lafollette was the namesake for one of the Tennessee coalfields Mineral Resources of Tennessee image via Google Books A reader contributed this picture of

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