Tag: Coal Companies

Skies Over Schuylkill County – Aerial Photography 2

(Second in a series) We previously shared with you the first in what will be a series of aerial photos taken over Schuylkill County in the 1930s. That St. Clair PA image pictured the town and nearby Pottsville, PA from thousands of feet in the air. The special Dallin Aerial Survey Company plane, (shown at left),…

Happy Anniversary, Anthracite Coal Region!

December 1, 2014 marked the one year anniversary of the founding of the Anthracite Coal Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania. It all started on Facebook with a collection of images and comments. But of course, it all REALLY started offline when family, friends, neighbors, and community members have shared stories and exchanged ideas. On Facebook we…