Anthracite Region Photographs   

These photos provide glimpses into the past and present of the people and communities in the anthracite region.  Click on a photo to enlarge it.

Restored train station

Tamaqua, 2007

Former U.S. Post Office

Carbondale, 2006

Homes alongside a mining area

Schuylkill County, 2006

Coal breaker

Wyoming Valley, 1930's

Polish immigrant children

circa 1900

Culm/coal waste banks

Lackawanna County, 2006

Dzieci w szkole

Children in school

r. 1914

Photo postcard


Lyceum Theatre program

Scranton, 1910

Backyard clotheslines

Shenandoah, 2006

Menorah, Ahavas Achim Synagogue, Exeter

No longer in existence

November 2006

Remains of clock tower

Scranton Lace Company, 2005

Site of 1959 Knox Mine Disaster, Pittston

Note coal car remnants along river

Spelling book

First published 1901

Lackawanna County Courthouse

1910 Postcard

Advertisement for Laurel Line RR


Catholic confirmation certificate






Scene along railroad

Pittston, 2005

Dial Rock Coal Co.


Mexican War veteran grave


1852 gravestone


View of Shenandoah, PA


View of Olyphant, PA


Valley and cemetery

Near Sheppton, 2006

Harry E Breaker site

Swoyersville, 2006

Railroad industry remains

Carbondale, 2006

Wyoming Valley view

Swoyersville, 2006

Late 1800's Cemetery

Exeter Twp., 2005

Harry E complex buildings

Demolished 2008

Swoyersville, 2006

Strip mining operation

Near Hazleton, 2005

Downtown city square

Carbondale, 2006

Northern limit of anthracite coal fields

Forest City, Susquehanna County

Former Byzantine Rite church

Sheppton, 2006

Rural scene

Lower Luzerne County, 2006

Catholic church

Shenandoah, 2006

Early 1900's architecture

Carbondale, 2006

A Scranton sunset


Wilkes-Barre, PA

View from the Susquehanna River, 2006

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