This image from Schuylkill County is among the new additions to the Wynning History image collection.
Sketches of the Coal Region from 1877
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.
“As tempting…as California” – A traveler’s guide to Pottsville in 1852
A travel writer vividly described Pottsville and the surrounding region of Schuylkill County in 1852.
An artist’s view of the village of Shamokin in 1851
James Fuller Queen sketched Shamokin at a key moment in the history of the Northumberland County community.
An 1881 view of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
An artist's rendition shows the Pennsylvania state capital as it looked in the late-19th century.
This 1864 map of Schuylkill County includes detailed illustrations of mining operations
This map from the Library of Congress collections includes fantastic illustrations of the Coal Region during the Civil War.
“Miners at work” – Harper’s Weekly illustrations of the Coal Region from 1869
A Harper's Weekly artist documented work in an anthracite mine in Pennsylvania in 1869.