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Chance H. M. 1883 REPORT ON THE MINING METHODS AND APPLIANCES USED IN THE ANTHRACITE COAL REGIONS PA Geol. Surv. Vol. AC orig cloth, gilt spine title, spine faded, overall

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Mount Washington (Pittsburgh) - Wikipedia

In the early history of Pittsburgh, Mount Washington was known as Coal Hill, but Coal Hill was actually on the south bank of the Monongahela River. Easy access to the Pittsburgh coal seam's outcrop near the base of Mt. Washington allowed several mines to operate there.

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Appalachia comes up small in era of giant coal mines ...

Appalachia comes up small in era of giant coal mines As the coal industry is squeezed, the most productive mines employ huge machines and relatively few people.

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Coal mining - Wikipedia

Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity. Steel and cement industries use coal as a fuel for extraction of iron from iron ore and for cement production.

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The Political Evolution of Southwest PA | PoliticsPA

BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. – Not many years ago, Joseph DiSarro recalls, you could go out to grab coffee on Murtland, Ave., not far from his office at Washington & Jefferson College, at 6:45 or 7:00 in the morning and be the only customer in sight. But drilling in southwestern Pennsylvania's Marcellus ...

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Washington County, Illinois - Genealogy Trails

Genealogy and History related information for Washington County, Illinois.

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Abandoned Rails: Williamsport, PA to Elmira, NY

History of an abandoned railway line between Williamsport, PA and Elmira, NY, with interactive map and pictures.

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Kingsway Realty - Official Site

Lancaster County PA Homes for Sale. Kind Words. Our house was only on the market for 4 days and it sold! They know the area, know houses and know how to match a family with a house.

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Fayette County Genealogy Project - Pagenweb

Cornelia L. ROSS ( -1852). DIED On Friday, the 26th inst., of Consumption, in Petersburg, Somerset county, Pa., Miss CORNELIA L. daughter of Gen. Moses A. and Dianna Ross, aged 18 years, 10 months, and 29 days, after a painful illness of six months duration.

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ExplorePAHistory.com - Stories from PA History

Coal mining defined life above ground as much as it did below ground. Between 1880 and 1920, dozens of towns sprouted throughout the soft coal fields of central and western Pennsylvania to house tens of thousands of miners.

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Obituaries for Luzerne County, PA - Genealogy Trails

Obituaries - Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Trails. Death of a Child Mr. and Mrs. George Judge of Cork Lane are mourning the loss of their son John, aged 2 years and 4 months, who died yesterday morning [January 8, 1905].

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The Carpathian Connection - Pennsylvania

A Review of St. Michael's First 100 Years: In 1881, six men accepted the invitation of Mr. Eckley B. Coxe, a coal operator, to come to Pennsylvania to work in the anthracite "hard coal" mines. These men were Slovaks-the firs

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Violence against Chinese - cinarc.org

Detail of picture on left: The fleeing Chinese,presented as comically wringing their hands and falling down, are protected by Governor Squire's resolute Home Guard, composed of local citizens and University of Washington students

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Obituaries - Leroy Cemetery, Leroy Township, Bradford County PA

Obituaries and Death Notices for Burials in Bradford County PA arranged by individual Cemeteries

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Townships, Boroughs, County Evolution for PA Counties

County evolution and names of townships and boroughs for Pennsylvania counties.

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EPA Facility Level GHG Emissions Data

Now you can visit ghgdata.epa.gov from your mobile device. Click here to learn how to create a bookmark to our page on your mobile device.

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Pennsylvania ZIP Codes List, Map, Housing Stats, and Shipping

Pennsylvania ZIP code map and Pennsylvania ZIP code list. View all zip codes in PA or use the free zip code lookup.

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Huntingdon County PA USGenWeb Project

History of Huntingdon and Blair Counties, Pennsylvania by J. Simpson Africa Philadelphia, PA: Louis H. Everts, 1883, pp. 252-265. Contributed by Mike Gifford. ...

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