Place to Tour an Underground Mine in Pennsylvania?

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Post By: tmckenzie » Tue. Jan. 01, 2013 9:23 am

My grandfather was a coal miner. I am from Alabama, and he made whiskey in the summer and in the winter he worked in the mines in north Alabama that fed the blast furnaces of Birmingham. I have never been in a mine, but there must be a place to tour one in northern PA. Anybody know of one?

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Post By: Rob R. » Tue. Jan. 01, 2013 9:41 am

Look up the No. 9 Mine and Museum, and the Pioneer Tunnel. Both have mine tours and a nice museum.

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Post By: BigBarney » Tue. Jan. 01, 2013 12:29 pm

Another site is the tour ed mine in PA.


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Post By: Chiefcamper » Mon. Feb. 18, 2013 12:13 pm

There is the Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour in North Eastern Pa. Also the Steamtown Historic site in Scranton. The coalmine tour also has an elaborate museum. Steam Town has trains and trainrides. They are only 15 minutes from each other and just off I-81 in Scranton.

I've been to both and would recommend them to anyone interested.

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Post By: voodoochylde » Sat. Aug. 30, 2014 4:51 pm

There's a mine in Beckley, WV that offers tours. More info

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Post By: Lightning » Sat. Aug. 30, 2014 5:03 pm

Is there mine near the meet and greet we could tour?

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