There are more than a million homes in Pennsylvania that sit on top of abandoned coal mines, and although there is not really any way to prevent a hole from caving in, there is one thing you can do before it happens. If you’re on top of an old coal mine, please get mine subsidence READ MORE >>
A stylish, and sometimes haunting, collection of photos of the coal region and what once was. Please feel free to leave a comment if you recognize, or have a connection, to a place in this collection. VIEW THE EXHIBIT
John J. Stoffey was 95 when he died in early January 2017. He wrote what he called “Memories of a Coal Cracker” in the 1960s. Bill White, from The Morning Call, shares his memories with us. READ MORE
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