05/08/2021 · Learn some history of immigration, coal mining and coal patch life in Western Pennsylvania. After that, put on a hard hat and ride into the coal mine just like miners did. Inside you will see how mining was done over the decades. See actual mining equipment operated. No worries while it is dark and cool (50 degrees) it is safe and clean.
18/01/2016 · This disaster marked the end of the anthracite coal mining industry in the northeast. The 10 billion gallons of water from the Susquehanna River that filled the mines resulted in a loss of 7,500 jobs. This was a huge economic loss to the Wyoming, Luzerne and Lackawanna Valleys where so many depended on coal mining for their family's survival.