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Fayette/Westmoreland Forgotten History Coal Coke and

Jul 06 2014 0183 32 These coal lands were soon expanded in the 1870 s as Brown and Cochran This is just an example of the numerous coal and coke companies of the borough The first newspaper in Fayette The Fayette Gazette and Union Advertiser was begun out of Uniontown in 1797 by Jacob Stewart whose sister Elizabeth was married to Jacob Strickler Their...

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Fayette County and Surrounding County Coal Mines

Fayette County and Surrounding County Coal Mines By Ken O Neal During the 1800s and till the mid 1900s coal mining and the making of coke for the Pittsburgh steel mills was the largest industry next to farming in Southwestern Pennsylvania...

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The Coal and Coke Heritage Center Penn State Fayette

Your Portal to the Past Penn State Fayette The Eberly Campus has been the home of the Coal and Coke Heritage Center since 1977 The project developed and expanded following the publication of what is now considered a classic work on coal and coke Patch/Work Voices The Culture and Lore of a Mining People written by former campus instructors Drs Evelyn A Hovanec Dennis F Brestensky and...

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coal tycoons fayette county pennsylvania

Dec 03 2012 0183 32 coal tycoons fayette county pennsylvania Posted at December 3 2012 46 - 3941 Ratings Bituminous Coal Mines of Fayette County Pennsylvania...

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Fayette County History Fayette County PA

Dec 12 2005 0183 32 Fayette County s vast natural quantities of rich metallurgical coal would truly help fuel the industrial revolution in America A new future and outlook for Fayette County had begun It was known as the Coal and Coke era which lasted until the mid 1900s when most of the available coal resources had been depleted...

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15 Best Rare Coal Mining Photos From Pennsylvania

Children of coal miners employed by the Buckeye Coal Company in Greene County Pennsylvania attended this school in the mid-1940s Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain 10 This 1946 photo shows the breaker plant at The St Clair Coal Company in Schuylkill County...

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Pennsylvania Lithuanians and Lithuanian heritage Global

Pennsylvania Pennsylvania is the home to the world s oldest Lithuanian overseas community started in 1865 by coal miners 82 000-strong it is also the second largest in the USA Back in 1930 three Pennsylvanian cities were among the US top ten by the total number rather than percentage of ethnic Lithuanians Philadelphia 3rd Pittsburg 8th and Scranton 10th...

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Whitsett Pennsylvania

Whitsett is an unincorporated community in Fayette County Pennsylvania United States about 30 miles 50 km south of Pittsburgh population is around 200 It was founded in 1845 by Ralph C Whitsett Sr He and his family built a large red brick house in 1873 which still stands today The community is made up of mostly company houses that were built for workers that worked in a large...

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The History of North Fayette North Fayette Township PA

North Fayette Township is a township that is known for its farming and coal mining activities throughout the late 19th and 20th Centuri Those who settled in North Fayette found that its terrain and fertile limestone soil produced fine crops This area which also traversed a portion of Imperial was rich in petroleum natural gas and coal...

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Best 30 Coal Suppliers in Uniontown PA with Reviews

Coal Suppliers in Uniontown on YP See reviews photos directions phone numbers and more for the best Stoves-Wood Coal Pellet Etc-Retail in Uniontown PA...

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Coal camps in Fayette County West ia

The coal towns or coal camps of Fayette County West ia were situated to exploit the area s rich coal seams Many of these towns were located in deep ravines that afforded direct access to the coal through the hillsides allowing mined coal to be dropped or conveyed downhill to railway lines at the valley floor Many of these encampments were set up as company towns and when their...

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Old Coal Mines in Pennsylvania Old Coal Mining Picture

Feb 6 2015 - Old Coal Mines in Pennsylvania Old Coal Mining Picture taken in Fayette County...

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Connellsville Coal Coke Region Connellsville Fayette

Connellsville Coke Region c 1880 - Connellsville Coal Coke Region Connellsville Fayette County PA Contributor Dillon C W - Century Coke Company - Hurst Stoner Neel - Mitchell Thomas J - King Brothers Coal Coke Company - America s Industrial Heritage Project Aihp - Wellman-Seaver-Morgan Company - Ruane Coal Coke Company - Henry Zook - Fayette Coal Company...

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WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA COALFIELDS

remembering the history of the coal and coke industry in pennsylvania connellsville coalfield fayette and westmoreland counti klondike coalfield fayette greene and washington counti pittsburgh coalfield allegheny washington westmoreland and fayette counti freeport coalfield allegheny westmoreland armstrong and butler counti irwin gas coalfield westmoreland county...

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Disappearing coal patches were a vital part of region s

May 29 2005 0183 32 In Fayette County alone more than 140 coal communities were created although the exact number is conjecture We don t know how many there were said Evelyn Hovanec retired English professor at Penn State Fayette The Eberly Campus and cofounder of the school s Coal...

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Gillespie Coalyard 186 Elwell St Fayette City PA 15438

Search for other Coal Coke on The Real Yellow Pages® Get reviews hours directions coupons and more for Gillespie Coalyard at 186 Elwell St Fayette City PA 15438 Search for other Coal Coke in Fayette City on The Real Yellow Pages®...

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Bituminous coal mine maps of Pennsylvania Penn State

The Bituminous coal mine maps of Pennsylvania were created by the Works Progress Administration from 1934-1938 Workers transcribed information about the extent of underground bituminous coal mines on to these maps as well as locations of oil and gas wells These maps are based on 15-minute topographic quadrangles divided into nine sections...

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Fayette/Westmoreland Forgotten History Dunbar City

May 06 2014 0183 32 Looking almost like something out of the Wild West with the unusual shaped architectural buildings Dunbar in Fayette County PA has seen a good share of excitement in its own way It may see more once again so please read on down Once called Frogtown an interesting name and yet later known as Dunbar City...

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Pennsylvania Annual Report of Mines by Year 1870

Published since the 1870s this report contains production statistics mine names locations owner information and accident statistics Prior to the mid-1880s the reports for anthracite and bituminous coal were produced by separate agencies therefore early reports for bituminous coal are available as part III Industrial Statistics of the Annual Report of the Bureau of...

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History of Northumberland County Pennsylvania Bell

Subtitle Including its aboriginal history the colonial and revolutionary periods early settlement and subsequent growth political organization agricultural mining and manufacturing interests internal improvements religious educational social and military history sketches of its boroughs villages and townships portraits and biographies of pioneers and representative citizens...

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PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD MAP

Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad Company Union County Industrial Railroad Company Carbon County Railroad Commission Consolidation Coal Company Philadelphia Belt Line Railroad Company PBS Coals Inc West Erie Shortline Inc Luzerne Susquehanna Railroad Co Nittany Bald Eagle Railroad Co FAYETTE WESTMORELAND ARMSTRONG DAUPHIN YORK...

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Pennsylvania Registers of Mine Accidents Bituminous

unavoidable County Page Mining District Film Coal Type 19 South Union South Union Coal 1934 6 12 Adamovich Andy 55 nonfatal inside machine miner Slavic married fall of slate pillar work Fayette 5th 3600 bituminous 2 Reitz No4 Reitz Coal 1951 7 30 Adamovich John A 59 fatal inside loader Russian citizen married 30 30 heart disease put on coat...

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Three charged for smuggling drugs into Fayette County

Uniontown City Police charged three people Monday for trying to smuggle drugs and tobacco into the Fayette County Prison last April Inmate Ross 41 of Coal Center allegedly communicated...

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Visit Fayette County Fayette County PA

Whether you are a first time visitor a return visitor or a resident of Fayette County Pennsylvania take time to discover and experience Fayette County s history recreation and many attractions The Cochran family coal tycoons built this mansion overlooking the Youghiogheny River Isaac Meason House National Historic Landmark Built in...

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Families of Fayette County Index to Issues

Aby Elder 4 4 75 Fayette County Residents who Settled in Peoria Co IL Ache Hannah 4 3 53 Fayette County Marriages Asbury Methodist E Church Normalville Pa Allebaugh Elmira J 4 3 54 Old Records of Marriages in German Twp by JP Baker James 8 4 55 West Leisenring Coal Mine Explosion Baker John Norris 8 1 5 Baker Family Bible Baker...

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Coal Industries

By the mid 1950 s the coal in Fayette County had been extracted and the mines were closing The county experienced an outmigration as people moved to find employment In 1970 the population had decreased to 154 667 Not everyone was content to live the sometimes unpredictable life of a coal...

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Pennsylvania

Bituminous coal was first commercially mined in Pennsylvania at Coal Hill Mount Washington just across the Monongahela River from the city of Pittsburgh The coal was extracted from drift mines in the Pittsburgh coal seam which outcrops along the hillside and...

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Connellsville Coal Coke Region Connellsville Fayette

Title Connellsville Coal Coke Region Connellsville Fayette County PA Creator s Significance Considered among the world s richest mineral deposits the Pittsburgh seam of coal underlying portions of Fayette and Westmoreland Counties in southwestern Pennsylvania produced metallurgical coke of exceptional quality Covering nearly 147...

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Interactive atlas of historical coal mine maps in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection s 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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Coal In Pennsylvania

Feb 23 2021 0183 32 This 1955 publication summarizes anthracite coal data by year and by county Anthracite Museum Located in the heart of anthracite country in Scranton PA this organization tells the story of the people who came from Europe to work in the anthracite mining and textiles industri...

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