Early industrialist and political power broker Charles Miner describes the opportunity for the future of the mining industry in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
These remarkable sketches show life in the Coal Region during the middle part of the 19th century, a crucial time in the area's history.
In the tumultuous year of 1877, a magazine correspondent visited Mauch Chunk to document life in the Coal Region.
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.