In May 1929, some of the anthracite industry believed mining was about to make a comeback. They were wrong.
Olga Khazan's January 2020 article highlights how depression, economic peril, and stress ushered in the opioid crisis in Northeastern PA.
A newspaper correspondent gives a history of the mining industry in northern Schuylkill County.
Robert Mueller's report cited Russians use of mining culture to divide Pennsylvanians during 2016 election
"Anthracite rallies" encouraged miners to produce more coal to help the American war effort in 1942.
In a story published in 1872, a newspaper reporter documented extensive mining operations above Tower City, PA.
Film from the early 20th century shows collieries above Tower City, Pennsylvania in full operation.
A visit to the Coal Region in the 19th century could be an overwhelming and memorable experience.
"Children of the mine are they, born in the shadow of the culm heaps with the roar of the breakers ever in their ears, with mines beneath their feet."
A dispatch to the New York Times from August 1874 details life and work in the thriving Dauphin County mining community.