Pennsylvania's Northern Anthracite Coal Field
1870 - 1970
Site updated on 08/17/2014. Database version 6.02
 
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Use one of the selections below to generate a tabular report of mining activities of the Northern Field. Tables are based on data transcribed from the annual mine inspections published by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

1. Report by Operation Name

(Many operations have additional information including maps, articles and photos.)

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2. Report by Company Name

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3. Location List

Select this option to generate a report of municipalities from which operation names can be selected. Please be aware when researching using this option that the inspection data is incomplete. Also many of the municipality names have changed over the years, so an operation may appear in multiple listings.

4. Photo Gallerynew icon

View all available photographs grouped by operation name.

5. Database Search

6. Report by Year and District

  

7. Review Correlated Operations and Companies

Over time, names of the operations, owners, and towns have changed. I've attempted to correlate this data to provide an accurate overall picture of all the mining operations. Your assistance with improving Operation or Company correlations would be appreciated.


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