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Coal Mines of Armstrong Co., PA MAIN INDEX

Armstrong County Pennsylvania
Coal Mines
Index E

to the Bituminous Coal Mines of
Armstrong County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Index to the Coal Mines and Coal Companies which mined the Bituminous Coal seams of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

Raymond A. Washlaski, Historian, Editor,
Ryan P. Washlaski, Technical Editor,

Updated Aug. 9, 2010

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Armstrong County Pennsylvania - Coal Mines
INDEX  E
[This listing of coal mines and coal companies has been researched and complied from various sources by Raymond A. Washlaski, Historian: newspaper articles, Pennsylvania Bureau of Mines Reports, county histories, township histories, Pennsylvania Geological Survey reports, topographical maps, personnal accounts of coal miners, etc., etc.]
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Eagle Mine (ca.1926-  ?  ), located 1/4 mile northeast of Eddyville Station, Redbank Twp., Armstrong Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1926-  ?  ), Bailey & Brown Mining Company,

East Brady, Armstrong Co., PA
See: Frazer Mine, East Brady, Armstrong Co., PA
       Keystone Coal Mining Company, East Brady, PA
       Monarch Coal Company, East Brady, PA
       Queenstown Coal Company, East Brady, PA
       Red Bank Coal Company, East Brady, PA

Echo, Wayne Twp., Armstrong Co., PA
[Located at the junction of the Rural Valley Railroad and the Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburg Railroad.]
[Echo was established as a post office in 1857, named for the remarkable echo from the hills at this point. The Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railroad had a station in Echo and there was a terminal of the Rural Valley railroad branch which carried coal and passengers to Rural Valley.  One book said that quite a business was done by the passenger railroad, but the the service was very unsatisfactory.]
See: Echo Coal Company, Echo, PA
        Echo Country Bank Mine, near Echo, in Wayne Twp., Armstrong Co., PA
        Lumsted No. 1 Mine, near Echo, in Cowanshannock Twp., Armstrong Co., PA

Echo Coal Company, Echo, PA
[ca.1922.]
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Echo Country Bank Mine (ca.1926-  ?  ), located near Echo, in Wayne Twp., Armstrong Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1926-  ?  ),   ?

Eddyville, Redbank Twp., Armstrong Co., PA
[Eddyville had a saw mill, a grist mill, a distillery, a store, a boatyard, a black smith shop and a dozen houses.]
See:

Edmon, Kiskimintas Twp., Armstrong Co., PA
[A coal Company Patch town located in Kiskimintas Twp., on the Kiskimintas River.]
See:

Eddyville Station, Redbank Twp., Armstrong Co., PA
See: Eagle Mine, Eddyville Station, Redbank Twp., Armstrong Co., PA

Elder Mining Company,
See: Elder Mine, 1 mile southeast of McWilliams Station on the Pittsburgh and Shawmut Railroad, Redbank Twp., Armstrong Co., PA

Elder Mine (ca.1926-  ?  ), located 1 mile southeast of McWilliams Station on the Pittsburgh and Shawmut Railroad, Redbank Twp., Armstrong Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1926-  ?  ), Elder Mining Company,

Elder Run Coal Company,
See: Elder Run Mine, at the mouth of Elder Run, 1/2 miles east of Bagdad, Bagdad, Gilpin Twp., Armstrong Co., PA

Elder Run Mine (ca.1926-  ?  ), located at the mouth of Elder Run, 1/2 miles east of Bagdad, Bagdad, Gilpin Twp., Armstrong Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1926-  ?  ), Elder Run Coal Company,

Elderton, Plumcreek Twp., Armstrong Co., PA
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Elizabeth Coal Company,
See: Mosgrove No. 3 Mine, Mosgrove, Armstrong Co., PA

Emilie Mine (ca.1964-  ?  ), located near Shelota, Armstrong Co., PA
[A mine-mouth mine feeding the Keystone Steam Electric Generating Station.]
Owners: (ca.1964-  ?  ), Rochester & Pittsburg Coal Company, Indiana, PA
              (ca.       ?      ), Consol, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA

Emilie No. 1 Mine (ca.1964-  ?  ), located near Shelota, Armstrong Co., PA
[A mine-mouth mine feeding the Keystone Steam Electric Generating Station.]
Owners: (ca.1964-  ?  ), Rochester & Pittsburg Coal Company, Indiana, PA
              (ca.       ?      ), Consol, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA

Emilie No. 4 Mine (ca.1964-  ?  ), located near Shelota, Armstrong Co., PA
[A mine-mouth mine feeding the Keystone Steam Electric Generating Station.]
Owners: (ca.1964-  ?  ), Rochester & Pittsburg Coal Company, Indiana, PA
              (ca.       ?      ), Consol, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA

Equitable, Kiskiminitas Twp., Armstrong Co., PA
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Ewing, Rayburn Twp., Armstrong Co., PA
[Located on the Buffalo & Allegheny Valley Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad.]
See:

Excelsior Coal Company
See: Kelly Mine, Kelly Station, Bethel Twp., Armstrong Co., PA

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