Hard Coal Region Hard Coal Chronicles

The history of coal is quite a long one, you'll find links and information for history among other things here.
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Den034071
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Post Tue. Aug. 18, 2015 7:59 pm

This photographer has spent 40 years recording our favorite subject .Many of his pictures of breakers railroads are now gone .Recently at the Anthracite museum in Scranton he had an extensive photo display of independent miners .Scott Herring this man has gone into these mines an is welcome to the miners as a brother .Check it out its quite a wonderful photo an historical pleasure .jack from Coaldale

http://www.thelastanthracitephotographer.com/anth ... oal-D3.php
Jack from Lehigh Valley

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Hambden Bob
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Coal Size/Type: Rice-A-Roni ! / Nut
Other Heating: Pro-Pain Forced Air
Location: Hambden Twp. Geauga County,Ohio

Post Tue. Aug. 18, 2015 8:25 pm

As usual,You've come up with yet another Anthracite Heritage Whopper ! Thanx,Jack !! :up:
Remember,There's No Sight Like Anthracite !......Hambden Bob


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DePippo79
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Baseburners & Antiques: Glenwood Oak 40, Stanley Argand No. 30, Glenwood Modern Oak 114, Stanley Argand No. 20 missing parts.
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite. Stove and nut size.
Other Heating: Oil hot water.
Location: Hampton, NH

Post Wed. Sep. 02, 2015 11:18 am

Nice Jack. Thanks for sharing. Here's a old coaling tower I use to go by a couple times of week. Picture from Conrail days. The Boston and Albany owned the tower and related roundhouse.
http://photo.net/photodb/photo?photo_id=8621104
As far as I know the tower and roundhouse is still there. The last time I went by was in 2011.
Matt

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