James Fuller Queen sketched a scene of the Carbon County mining and shipping hub on the Lehigh River before the Civil War.
In the spring of 1863, a journalist documented the chaotic and changing situation in the Coal Region as the Civil War raged on.
22-year-old John Rohrer was mortally injured in a violent wreck at the Woodbridge Speedway in October 1929.
A recent comment on our blog pointed out an amazing resource made available by the Pennsylvania State Archives.
A Harper's Weekly artist documented work in an anthracite mine in Pennsylvania in 1869.
As anthracite mines became increasingly electrified, mine mules began to disappear from the Coal Region.