An August 1962 news report documents the early efforts to squelch an escalating mine fire at Centralia, Pennsylvania.
Mining engineer Max Fredericks gave a prediction of a bright future for the anthracite industry the day before the stock market collapsed.
The full force of the law was used in Mount Carmel to enforce social distancing during 1918 influenza pandemic.
In 1879, John H. Gable of Shamokin, PA patented this oil-wick miner's cap lamp.
On July 25, 1877, more than 1,000 workers marched in Shamokin. They were shot down by a local militia.
On this 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are remembering how the Pennsylvania home front marked the historic moment.
Captain Alexander Frazer became a hero during the Civil War. And after the war he shined as a mining expert in the Coal Region.
The letter was written by a soldier from Shamokin, Pennsylvania in September 1862.