126 Years Ago Today: Conyngham, Wilkes-Barre coal mine explosion kills twelve workers.
- Historical Coal Mine Disasters in the Anthracite Region – US Department of Labor
Other Pine Sash & Door postings:
Williamsport was once the unofficial lumber capital of the world, but northeastern Pennsylvania also “saw” its share of the lumber industry as well. For many years the Peck Lumber Manufacturing Company contributed heavily to the region’s economy. The operation was begun by Samuel Peck of Massachusetts. – Nepa Newsletter dot com