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.
Film from the early 20th century shows collieries above Tower City, Pennsylvania in full operation.