On March 1, 1977, water poured into the Porter Tunnel mine in western Schuylkill County. Emergency crews raced to the scene.
Civil War veterans in Tower City, PA were infuriated by an insulting story about them in a local newspaper. So they took action.
On December 1, 1871, the Kalmia Colliery breaker burned to the ground, nearly killing a night crew of workers trapped inside by the fumes.
In 1910, an epidemic of scarlet fever spun out of control in the Coal Region community of Lykens and left a trail of bodies in its wake.
A look at the perspectives of the mine workers of far western Schuylkill County as the 1902 coal strike began.
An introduction to a Wynning History series about the 1902 Coal Strike in the anthracite coal fields of Pennsylvania.
Missing baseball? Take a trip back to the insane 1906 season in Pennsylvania's Williams Valley League.
In early October 1918, pandemic influenza descended on Schuylkill County and left thousands dead.
A scene from the film mirrors the experience of a Coal Region doctor who served with the British in WWI.
In a story published in 1872, a newspaper reporter documented extensive mining operations above Tower City, PA.