Coal Mine Tunnel Entrance, Pennsylvania, circa 1905

Vintage Postcard Stock Imagery in the Public Domain

Anthracite coal, a natural mineral, was used as a fuel in Pennsylvania, possibly as early as 1769. The image on this postcard is of the entrance to an anthracite coal mine. I have seen this postcard referenced as Wilkes-Barre and as Scranton.

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