“Big Lick” – Photographs from the 1860s show a Pennsylvania coal mine with an odd name

The images reveal pictures of industry growing on the side of Big Lick Mountain in Upper Dauphin County after the Civil War.

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After the First World War, miners in Williams Valley faced an uncertain future

A newspaper correspondent details life in Lykens and Wiconisco in the months after the end of the Great War.

“Lykens Valley and the Coal Region” – Journalist Predicts Bright Future For Northern Dauphin County in 1833

"None can tell what a busy scene will be presented near these mines."