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CONSOL Energy, Inc. Mine Maps and Records | Digital Pitt

The online collection is composed of photographs depicting the Consolidation Coal Company (the forerunner of CONSOL Energy Inc.) and its operations during the 1930s and 1940s. The images document mines and mining operations in places such as the Nickeson Mine, Vesta No. 4 Mine, as well as others from the Keefover, Greenlee, and Shannopin areas.

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Ten Mile Creek Country: Mine Mules

Apr 19, 2009 · A mule hauling a coal car out of the Vesta Coal Company No. 1 Mine. Mules were used almost exclusively to pull coal cars before mechanized vehicles, because Percheron's and Clydesdale horses were too expensive and too large to maneuver in the tight quarters of the mine. After electric engines ( motors ) came into use mules were still used near ...

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Vista Coal Mine Project, Alberta - Mining Technology ...

Coalspur's Vista coal project is located near Hinton in Alberta, Canada. It is one of the largest undeveloped coal mines in North America. Spread over an area of 9,984ha, the project is estimated to have a mine life of 30 years. In January 2012, Coalspur completed a bankable feasibility study (BFS ...

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SWPA Rural Exploration: Vestaburg, PA mine. A series of ...

Jan 06, 2011 · My dad worked at Mather Mine, Superintendant at gateway, and Superintendant at Vesta 5. Growing up in Mather, I am very familiar with the Mather Mine, and visited him at the Gateway Mine, and worked in the Gateway Mine building when I worked for Greene ARC (looked forward to going to work every day), but knew nothing of the Vesta 5 Mine, not ...

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Daisytown, PA_Life in Washington County PA Genealogy and ...

Daisytown in West Pike Run Township, Washington Co, PA, between California PA and Richeyville PA, was built in 1906 for Vesta Coal Company, owned by Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp. Vesta No. 4 mine, once the largest bituminous coal mine in the world, ran under Daisytown and Richeyville.

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The story of coal | Library of Congress

- Bureau of Mines film no. 60, according to National Archives catalog card. - Photographed under the direction of J.W. Paul, Chief Coal Mining Engineer and M.F. Leopold, Safety Engineer, of the U.S. Bureau of Mines.

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Ten Mile Creek Country: Mine Mules

Apr 19, 2009 · A mule hauling a coal car out of the Vesta Coal Company No. 1 Mine. Mules were used almost exclusively to pull coal cars before mechanized vehicles, because Percheron's and Clydesdale horses were too expensive and too large to maneuver in the tight quarters of the mine. After electric engines ( motors ) came into use mules were still used near ...

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Vesta #4 Mine - MinesDatabase

Vesta #4 Mine Abandoned and Sealed Coal Mine near Richeyville Washington PA Vesta #4 Mine Info. Underground Coal Mine specialising in Coal (Bituminous), operated by Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp

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Coal Mining at VESTA #5 MINE (MSHA 3607646)

No Accidents have occurred at Vesta #5 Mine currently operated by Laurel Run Mining Company between 01/01/2009 and 10/31/2011. View all U.S. coal mines by MSHA .

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Accidents - Pennsylvania Mines and Mining - Library Guides ...

(not online) This volume covers coal mine disasters and consists of three previously published Bureau of Mines reports (IC 8909, IC 9440, and Bulletin 616) plus a supplement covering 1958-1998. Non-Coal Mines. Major Disasters at Metal and Nonmetal Mines and Quarries in the United States (Excluding Coal Mines), 1885-1943.

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Vesta #4 - YouTubeClick to view3:04

Nov 21, 2014 · Vesta #4 Coal Mine - Brownsville PA - Duration: 20:36. SteamCrane Recommended for you. 20:36. Language: English Location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help

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Vesta No. 4 Mine | Historic Pittsburgh

Vesta No. 4 Mine was once the largest bituminous coal mine in the world. The mine was opened circa 1903, was closed in 1957, was temporarily re-opened in 1960 and permanently closed in 1984. Place of Publication ; California (Pa.) Type ; still image ; Subject ; Coal mines and mining--Pennsylvania--California. Coal miners--Pennsylvania--California.

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Ten Mile Creek Country: April 2009

Apr 19, 2009 · A mule hauling a coal car out of the Vesta Coal Company No. 1 Mine. Mules were used almost exclusively to pull coal cars before mechanized vehicles, because Percheron's and Clydesdale horses were too expensive and too large to maneuver in the tight quarters of the mine. After electric engines ( motors ) came into use mules were still used near ...

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November newsletter — Latest News — Center for Coalfield ...

Nov 22, 2019 · The Vesta No. 4 Mine was a subsidiary of the Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation which sent the coal from the Vesta mines down the Monongahela to the Eliza furnace/coke ovens and then to the J&L Pittsburgh Works: King coal, queen coke, and princess steel.

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Paintearth and Vesta Coal Mines Canada - GEO

Paintearth and Vesta Coal Mines Canada is located at Please Select. Location coordinates are: Latitude= 52.451, Longitude= -112.1516. This infrastructure is of TYPE Coal_Mines and CATEGORY Fuels and Resources. . It is operated by Prairie Mines and Royalty Ltd. (PMRL).

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Ten Mile Creek Country: W.J. Rainey And The Clyde Mines

Dec 05, 2008 · The Clyde mines have had several owners over many years. The original ( 1900 ) Clyde Coal Company of Pittsburgh sold their Fredericktown mine to W. J. Rainey of Cleveland, Ohio in 1925. From that point it was a captive mine to Republic Steel. In Pitt Gas, the William Pitt mine had been operating since at least 1916.

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Old California PA. Vesta Coal Mine No. 4 Pit Mouth & 13 ...

This is the great, reproduction postcard showing a nice early view of the old Vesta No. 4 Pit Mouth and 13 Ton Motor, as it once worked in California, PA. (See scan) Payment by Paypal preferred. This item is a new laser reproduction only (not the old original), in good condition. Some minor wear marks on the original are reproduced here as well. The back is plain white (no marks at all ...

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Accidents - Pennsylvania Mines and Mining - Library Guides ...

(not online) This volume covers coal mine disasters and consists of three previously published Bureau of Mines reports (IC 8909, IC 9440, and Bulletin 616) plus a supplement covering 1958-1998. Non-Coal Mines. Major Disasters at Metal and Nonmetal Mines and Quarries in the United States (Excluding Coal Mines), 1885-1943.

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Richeyville Coal fuels memories in residential village ...

The area was just off the old National Pike or modern-day Route 40. It's recorded that J&L bought 121.033 acres of surface property from the Richeys for $7,261.98 in order to build the structures necessary to expand the mining operations of the former Vesta Coal Co. Vesta already had two mine openings in nearby California and Daisytown.

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RICHEVILLE, DAISYTOWN, & VESTA NO. 4 MINE - coalcampusa

Vesta Coal Co. started mining in this part of Washington County, Pa. around 1892. The area became a virtual fiefdom of J&L Steel with Vesta mines No. 1 through 7 stretching from around Allenport up the river to West Brownsville, and eventually some of the mines worked together.

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