These remarkable sketches show life in the Coal Region during the middle part of the 19th century, a crucial time in the area's history.
In the tumultuous year of 1877, a magazine correspondent visited Mauch Chunk to document life in the Coal Region.
On July 25, 1877, more than 1,000 workers marched in Shamokin. They were shot down by a local militia.
A vivid account of the execution of six "Molly Maguires" at Pottsville on June 21, 1877
The Pennsylvania Inspectors of Mines report details findings about the devastating mine fire in the Short Mountain Colliery in Wiconisco Twp.
A collection of the most popular stories from Wynning History in 2017 all in one place.
A writer and his friends rode the Reading Railroad to write a travel guide. They reached the end of the line in Williams Valley.
In Lykens, Pennsylvania the year 1877 was spent in economic desperation after a devastating mine fire.
Drunken sleigh-riding not advised.
On a cold and snowy day in 1877, a fire began at the bottom of Short Mountain Colliery in Wiconisco, Pennsylvania. Two communities would be forever altered by its flames.