“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."

“Overhauling is going on vigorously” – An 1860s photograph reveals work at coal breaker in Wiconisco

A photograph taken shortly after the Civil War shows mining operations in Wiconisco Township in Dauphin County in the 1860s.