22-year-old John Rohrer was mortally injured in a violent wreck at the Woodbridge Speedway in October 1929.
“Due for a comeback?” – An address on the Coal Region on eve of Great Depression
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.