Mining engineer Max Fredericks gave a prediction of a bright future for the anthracite industry the day before the stock market collapsed.
“Big Change Now At Hand” – The Coal Region in the late 1920s
In May 1929, some of the anthracite industry believed mining was about to make a comeback. They were wrong.
A ‘wet’ Christmas in the Coal Region during Prohibition
A reporter for the Hazleton Plain Speaker interview bootleggers to get a scoop on the booze situation in 1926.