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Fife Coal Company - Scottish Mining Website

The Fife Coal Company Limited Veteran Employees In 1946 the Company produced a book containing photos and short biographies of their veteran employees:...

The Carpathian Connection - Pennsylvania

A Review of St Michael's First 100 Years: In 1881, six men accepted the invitation of Mr Eckley B Coxe, a coal operator, to come to Pennsylvania to work in the anthracite "hard coal" min...

Issaquah - Thumbnail History - HistoryLinkorg

Issaquah, located east of Lake Washington along Interstate-90, has experienced two periods of rapid growth during its lengthy history The first came in the late nineteenth century when the local economy was fueled by the coal, lumber, hop growing, and dairy industri...

Fort Laramie Photos - Wyoming Tales and Trails

Ft Laramie ("Ft William"), 1837, from a sketch by Alfred Jacob Miller Miller, a professional artist trained at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, but originally from Baltimore, accompanied the Scottish adventurer Captain Sir William Drummond Stewart on his trip to the 1837 Rendevous discussed on later pag...

ABC Capricornia - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

ABC Capricornia - For the latest features, programs, news, audio, podcasts, sport, recipes, events, photos and videos, the latest weather for Baralaba, Biloela ....

Coal River Mountain Watch

Coal River Mountain Watch outreach coordinator Junior Walk took the drone for a chilly flight early this morning The footage reveals Alpha Natural Resources expanding the Middle Ridge site over the ridge into the head of Sycamore Creek, tearing down Boyd Branch Knob (the tallest peak to the left), and continuing the Eagle 2 site (the right end ....

Silver Crown Mining District - From Wyoming Tales and Trails

Happy Jack, 2005 Photo by Geoff Dobson West of Cheyenne and east of Laramie along Middle Crow Creek is an isolated area of two billion year old granite outcroppings, evergreen forest, and meadows known to early explorers as "Skull Rocks"...

King of Coal - CBS News

The following script is from "King of Coal" which aired on March 6, 2016 Anderson Cooper is the correspondent Katherine Davis, producer In December, for the first time in US history, a CEO of ....

Underground Tours | National Coal Mining Museum for England

Underground Tours Underground Tours Get kitted out with your hard hat and battery lamp then step into the 'cage' to descend 140m underground to discover the harsh realities of coal mining ,...

Appalachia - Wikipedia

Appalachia (/ ˌ æ p ə ˈ l æ tʃ ə, -ˈ l eɪ tʃ ə /) is a cultural region in the Eastern United States that stretches from the Southern Tier of New York to northern Alabama and Georgia While the Appalachian Mountains stretch from Belle Isle in Canada to Cheaha Mountain in Alabama, the cultural region of Appalachia typically refers only ....

Mine Exploration & Mining History

Mine Exploration & Mining History AditNow is the leading web site and forum for the mine explorer as well as industrial archaeologists and historians...

Bell County USGenWeb - ky Kinfolk

Bell County was formed just after the Civil War, on February 5, 1867, from portions of Harlan and Knox Counti...

Coal Mining in Pennsylvania Anthracite - Coal Diver

Historic Anthracite Mining Postcards Historic Anthracite Mining Postcards by Janet These are some postcards from my collection of Pennsylvania anthracite coal mining postcards...

Pretty | Shorpy Old Photos | Vintage Photography

Shorpy | History in HD is a vintage photo archive featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1960s (Available as fine-art prints from the Shorpy Archive)...

TAHLTAN - First Nations

Tahltan: Iskut elder Mabel Dennis being arrested on 15 September 2005 by an RCMP officer Nine Tahltan and Iskut elders were arrested for blockading the road to Klabona, the Sacred Headwaters, in protest over coalbed methane mining by Fortune Minerals and Shell Canada...

Dragline excavator - Wikipedia

A dragline excavator is a piece of heavy equipment used in civil engineering and surface mining Draglines fall into two broad categories: those that are based on standard, lifting cranes, and the heavy units which have to be built on-site...

Ludlow Massacre on the Santa Fe Trail National Scenic and ,

"Annual Ludlow Memorial Service" The Ludlow Massacre commemoration is held at 10 am in June at the memorial each year Coal Comes of Age Southern Colorado's once abundant coal mining camps were made of active communities scattered about the slopes of the many foothills which make up much of the state's terrain...

Key Facts : Coal Train Facts

There are currently plans to develop the largest coal export facility in North America at Cherry Point, in northwest Washington state The Gateway Pacific Terminal, a project of Pacific International Terminals, would be owned by SSA Marine, which is owned by Carrix, partnered with Goldman Sachs...

Barrick-Randgold deal breathes new life into gold | MINING

Despite having a rough summer, with a number of factors pushing gold below $1,200 an ounce (the high dollar, US economic growth, interest rate hikes, booming stock markets), the precious metal ....

Towns of Carbon Co, Utah

Coal Min By clicking on a link in the following table you will be leaving the Carbon County UTGenWeb webpage Be sure to hit your back button to return to this webpage...

Jim Popso and His Coal Country Folk Art - part 1 at ,

Photos of Jim Popso and some of his work: A picture of Jim Popso; One of his house pieces; An interesting rifle; A steam engine Located in Luzerne County, the heart of eastern Pennsylvania's coal fields, Eckley Miners' Village portrays everyday life in an anthracite mining town...

Gardensafari Mining Bees (Andrena sp) with lots of pictures

Early Mining Bee Andrena haemorrhoa The Early Mining Bee is one of the most common mining bee and a frequent visitor of gardens and parks More....

Mining History Association Links

Mining history education is the prime goal of the Mining History Association...

Coal & Coke Trail in Pennsylvania | TrailLink

The scenic Coal & Coke Trail connects the communities of Mount Pleasant and Scottdale in Westmoreland County and offers many glimpses of the picturesque nature and local communities of Westmoreland County...

Photos: Bingham Canyon rebuilds after landslide - MINING

Today what was a mountain 108 years ago is a pit more than than three-quarters of a mile deep (that's more than 200 stories high) and more than two and three-quarter miles wide across the top...

WV Coal History

West ia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training A Brief History of Coal and Health and Safety Enforcement in West ia...

South-Dakota-Mines - Mining Artifacts

Rumors and poorly documented reports of gold in the Black Hills go back to the early 1800s In the 1860s, Roman Catholic missionary Father De Smet is reported to have seen Sioux Indians carrying gold which they told him came from the Black Hills...

Michigan-Copper-Mines - Mining Artifacts

Copper mining in the Upper Peninsula boomed, and from 1845 until 1887 (when it was exceeded by Butte, Montana) the Michigan Copper Country was the nation's leading producer of copper...