On March 1, 1977, water poured into the Porter Tunnel mine in western Schuylkill County. Emergency crews raced to the scene.
In a story published in 1872, a newspaper reporter documented extensive mining operations above Tower City, PA.
In the early morning hours of November 11, 1918, the mining towns of Williams Valley erupted with joy.
A recent visit to a cemetery in Schuylkill County inspired an examination of a dark chapter of local history.
On November 20, 1869, a massive fire swept through the Brookside Colliery above the growing village of Tower City, Pennsylvania.