• Slow Fade of the Pennsylvania Irish The American

    Slow Fade of the Pennsylvania Irish. Miners Going into the Slope, Hazelton, Pa., circa 1905. (Library of Congress/public domain) to work in the booming anthracite coal mines of northeastern

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  • Deep underground Coal mining in Pennsylvania's

    While mining operations are much safer today, especially with the modern practice of strip mining, in the first half of the 20th century, around 90, 000 coal miners were killed in mining accidents in the United States alone, with another 10, 000 losing their lives in the latter half. More than 3200 died in just 1907.

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  • Surface Coal Mining

    Surface Coal Mining. The primary methods of surface coal mining used in Pennsylvania are Strip Mining Layers of soil and rock overburden are removed the coal exposed coal seam is excavated.The area is then backfilled, regraded, and replanted during the reclamation process.

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  • Bituminous coal mine maps of Pennsylvania Penn State

    About the Collection. 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.

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  • Coal mines and mining--Alabama LC Linked Data Service

    The Linked Data Service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress. This includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them. Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and more.

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  • Mining for iron oxides in coal mine sludge EARTH Magazine

    Mining for iron oxides in coal mine sludge A young miner in Pittston, Pa., in 1911. Over the past 200 years, miners have extracted billions of tons of coal in Pennsylvania, but drainage from abandoned mines has left the waterways polluted.

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  • Table of contents for Death in the mines The Library of

    Table of Contents for Death in the mines disasters and rescues in the anthracite coal fields of Pennsylvania / J. Stuart Richards, available from the Library of Congress. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

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  • CDC Mining Coal Mining Disasters 1839 to Present

    Bureau of Mines I.C. 7493, Major Disasters at Metal and Nonmetal Mines and Quarries in the United States (Excluding Coal Mines) Historical Summary of Mine Disasters in the United States, Volume I, Coal Mines, 1810-1958 (MSHA) Historical Summary of Mine Disasters in the United States, Volume II, Coal Mines, 1959-1998 (MSHA)

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  • About The McDowell times. [volume] (Keystone, W. Va.) 1904

    Despite growing labor and Socialist movements in the early 20 th century that decried the abuses of coal companies and the working conditions of miners, Whittico proved sympathetic to the coal industry. He gave positive accounts of his visits to coal mines and coal towns, and the Times allied itself with local coal

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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 maps, and aerial

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  • Mine Workings Under a Part of the Keyser Valley Section of

    Added Title Bulletin 25, Plate 12 Mine Workings Under a Part of the Keyser Valley Section of the City of Scranton Description Map that illustrates sections of the anthracite coal mines beneath the city of Scranton, Pennsylvania to accompany a bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines.

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  • Coal mines and mining Open Library

    Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands, 19 books Miners' Federation of Great Britain., 18 books Hanʼguk Tongnyŏk Chawŏn Yŏnʼguso, 16 books United States. Bureau of Mines., 15 books United States. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 15 books United States. Congress

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  • Eastern European Immigration in Appalachian Industry

    There are several Library of Congress subject headings that can be applied to research on Eastern European immigration to Appalachian industry. Some of the most relevant subject headings are as follows Highly relevant Anthracite coal industry. Appalachian Region—Immigrants. Coal miners—Pennsylvania. Bulgarian Americans. Hungarian Americans

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  • Mining Conditions Under the City of Scranton, Pennsylvania

    Bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines regarding the conditions of the mines beneath the city of Scranton, Pennsylvania, including suggestions about methods to continue excavating coal while preserving the structural integrity of the city's foundation.

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  • Browse subject Coal mines and mining The Online Books

    Filed under Coal mines and mining- Environmental aspects- West (U.S.) Environmental Protection in the Federal Coal Leasing Program (1984), by United States Congress Office of Technology Assessment ( files at Princeton)

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  • Children as young as FOUR working in mines, farms and

    May 13, 2019 · The images have been released by the Library of Congress in Washington DC. Soot-faced children working in a Pennsylvania coal mine. Many children worked in dark and dangerous coal mines

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  • Home museum

    The person who waited on us in the gift shop was so kind. He took the time to explain how they make their coal figurines and was so very proud of his work! I am glad my family visited here today and I will definitely recommend this museum to anyone who wants to know a little more about coal mine s

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  • West Virginia Mining American Experience Official Site

    (Credit Library of Congress) Coal mining was expanding at such a fast pace in West Virginia that mine operators needed to recruit from places as far away as New York City, often offering family

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  • Coal mines and mining LC Linked Library of Congress

    The Linked Data Service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress. This includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them. Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and more.

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  • Children in Pa. coal mines Exhibit shows tough life of

    Children in Pa. coal mines Exhibit shows tough life of 'breaker boys' His photos are now archived at the Library of Congress. "The photos are just incredible," Callegari says. "You can see

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  • Library of Congress Finding Aids Search Results

    -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Summary Journal, correspondence and other papers relating to the experiences of American Service Committee volunteers at a mining camp in Letcher County, Ky., endeavoring to improve social conditions there and in the town of Hemphill.

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  • Coal mines and mining Biodiversity Heritage Library

    Biodiversity Heritage Library About Help FAQ BHL Store. Browse by Bureau of Land Management Coal mines and mining Endangered species Environmental aspects Forests and forestry Garnet Resource Area Habitat Land use Management Mines and mineral resources Montana Public lands United States Coal mines and mining Mines and mineral resorces

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    Pennsylvania Registers of Mine Accidents, Bituminous

    Pennsylvania Registers of Mine Accidents, Bituminous 1933-1972 Card# Mine Name Operator Year Month Day Name First and Middle Name Age Fatal/ Nonfatal In/ Pennsylvania Coal Coke 1935 2 25 Adamision Jr Andy 20 nonfatal inside miner American citizen single fall of coal in room Cambria 18th 3600 bituminous.

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  • Guide to the Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal Company

    The Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal Company was incorporated as the Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal and Iron Company in 1881 in Indiana, PA, by the Adrian Iselin family, Swiss investment bankers from New York City. The company's first mines were located in Jefferson County, PA, in an area known as the Saw Mill Run Valley.

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  • Library Guides Pennsylvania Mines and Mining Other

    Jan 02, 2020 · The Pennsylvania Iron Industry Furnace and Forge of America (Stories from PA History) "A History of the Early Charcoal Furnaces of Center [sic] County" 1927 thesis by Franklin E. Ulf, Jr. about a history dealing with the early charcoal iron furnaces in Centre County.

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  • Breaker boys, Woodward coal breakers, Kingston, Pennsylvania

    Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. Publisher. "Breaker boys, Woodward coal breakers, Kingston, Pennsylvania," Anthracite Coal Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, accessed October 23, 2019,

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  • Subsidence Abandoned Mines In Pennsylvania Maiello

    The Pennsylvania statutes define the term "abandoned coal mine" to mean any coal mine in which mining operations have ceased because of the complete exhaustion of coal, or the exhaustion of coal which it is practical to mine within the foreseeable future, or where exemption from taxation has been allowed because of the absence of mineable

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  • Table of contents for From the miners' doublehouse

    Table of Contents for From the miners' doublehouse archaeology and landscape in a Pennsylvania coal company town / Karen Bescherer Metheny, available from the Library of Congress. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

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    Coal Mine Bumps Five Case Studies in the Eastern

    COAL MINE BUMPS FIVE CASE STUDIES IN THE EASTERN UNITED STATES By Alan A. Campoli,l Carla A. Kertis,* and Claude A. Goode3 ABSTRACT This Bureau of Mines study was conducted to obtain a better understanding of the coal mine bump problem and its effect on underground coal mining in the Eastern United States.

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  • Coal mines and mining--England Library of Congress

    The Linked Data Service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress. This includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them. Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and more.

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  • Vintage photos of coal miners in America AOL News

    Apr 24, 2017 · Three Coal Breaker Boys, Woodward Coal Mines, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USA, circa 1890. (Photo by Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images) (Photo by Library of Congress/Corbis/VCG via

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  • The Coal Mining Massacre America Forgot History

    Apr 25, 2017 · The Coal Mining Massacre America Forgot (Library of Congress) It also did the brunt of the work suppressing unionization in coal mining towns—and today, the

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