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

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated May 27, 2010

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Clearfield County Pennsylvania - Coal Mine Index
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[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.]
Very few coal company employee records exist today.  Most Coal Company employee records have been lost or destroyed after the mines were closed. If you have mine records or know of the location of coal company employee records please let us know.
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F. R. & H. L. Harrington Company,
See: Harrington No. 1 Mine, Karthaus, PA
See also: Harrington Company,

Fairmount No. 1 Mine (ca.1900-  ?  ), located on the New York Central & Hudson River Railroad, Woodland, Lawrence Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
[Fairmount No. 1 Mine was listed as abandoned ca.1906.]
Owners: (ca.1900-  ?  ), M. Liveright Company, Osceola Mills, PA
              (ca.1906-  ?  ), Harbison-Walker Refractories Company,
              (ca.1912-  ?  ), Dunbar Coal Mining Company, Altoona, PA
Web sites on the Fairmount Mines, Woodland, Lawrence Twp., Clearfield Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Fairmount Mines, Woodland, Lawrence Twp., Clearfield Co., PA

Fairmount No. 2 Mine (ca.1900-  ?  ), a drift mine, located on the New York Central & Hudson River Railroad, 3 miles west of Osceola Mills, Decatur Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
[Fairmount No. 1 Mine was listed as abandoned ca.1906.]
Owners: (ca.1900-  ?  ), M. Liveright Company, Osceola Mills, PA
              (ca.1906-  ?  ), Harbison-Walker Refractories Company,
              (ca.1912-  ?  ), Dunbar Coal Mining Company, Altoona, PA
Web sites on the Fairmount Mines, Woodland, Lawrence Twp., Clearfield Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Fairmount Mines, Woodland, Lawrence Twp., Clearfield Co., PA

Fairmont School, Covington Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
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Fairview, Graham Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
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Fairview Church, Chest Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
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Fairview Church, Graham Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
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Fairview School, Chest Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
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Fairview School, Graham Twp., Clearfield Co.,PA
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Falcon No. 1 Mine (ca.1912-  ?  ), located on the Pennsylvania Railroad, Smoke Run, Bigler Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1912-  ?  ), Clark Brothers Coal Mining Company, Glen Campbell, PA
Web sites on the Falcon Mines, Smoke Run, Bigler Twp., Clearfield Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Falcon Mines, Smoke Run, Bigler Twp., Clearfield Co., PA

Falcon No. 2 Mine (ca.1906-  ?  ), located on the Pennsylvania Railroad, Smoke Run, Bigler Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1906-  ?  ), Clark Brothers & Jacoby, Inc., Philadelphia, PA
              (ca.1912-  ?  ), Clark Brothers Coal Mining Company, Glen Campbell, PA
Web sites on the Falcon Mines, Smoke Run, Bigler Twp., Clearfield Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Falcon Mines, Smoke Run, Bigler Twp., Clearfield Co., PA

Falcon No. 3 Mine (ca.1906-  ?  ), located on the Pennsylvania Railroad, Smoke Run, Bigler Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1906-  ?  ), Clark Brothers & Jacoby, Inc., Philadelphia, PA
              (ca.1912-  ?  ), Clark Brothers Coal Mining Company, Glen Campbell, PA
Web sites on the Falcon Mines, Smoke Run, Bigler Twp., Clearfield Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Falcon Mines, Smoke Run, Bigler Twp., Clearfield Co., PA

Falcon No. 4 Mine (ca.1906-  ?  ), located on the Pennsylvania Railroad, Smoke Run, Bigler Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1906-  ?  ), Clark Brothers & Jacoby, Inc., Philadelphia, PA
Web sites on the Falcon Mines, Smoke Run, Bigler Twp., Clearfield Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Falcon Mines, Smoke Run, Bigler Twp., Clearfield Co., PA

Falls Creek Coal Company, Buffalo, NY
See: Falls Creek Mine, Falls Creek, Clearfield Co., PA
        Hopkins Mine, near DuBois, Clearfield Co., PA

Falls Creek Coal Company, Clearfield Co., PA
[Founded ca.1888.]
See: Falls Creek Mine, Falls Creek, Clearfield Co., PA
        Hopkins Mine, near DuBois, Clearfield Co., PA

Falls Creek Coal Company, Lock Haven, PA
[Founded ca.1888.]
See: Falls Creek Mine, Falls Creek, Clearfield Co., PA
        Hopkins Mine, near DuBois, Clearfield Co., PA

Falls Creek Mine (ca.1910-  ?  ), A drift mine located on the Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburg Railroad & the Pennsylvania Railroad, at Falls Creek, Clearfield Co., PA
[A drift mine, mining the Moshannon coal seam, mining done by machine.]
[Coal sold under the trade name "Falls Creek."]
Owners: (ca.1910-  ?  ), Falls Creek Coal Company, Buffalo, NY

Faudie School, Brady Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
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Faulksmith Coal Company, Clearfield Co., PA
[Founded ca.1908.]
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Faunce, Boggs Twp. & Lawrence Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
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Fernwood No. 1 Mine (ca.1912-  ?  ), located on the Pennsylvania Railroad and the P. & S. V. Railroad, near Fernwoods, Culich Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1912-  ?  ), Pittsburgh & Susquehanna Coal Company, Philipsburg, PA
Web sites on the Fernwood Mines, Fernwoods, Gulich Twp., Clearfield Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Fernwood Mines, Fernwoods, Gulich Twp., Clearfield Co., PA

Fernwoods, Gulich Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
[A coal company patch town in Gulich Twp., Clearfield Co., PA.]
See: Fernwood No. 1 Mine, Fernwoods, Gulich Twp., Clearfield Co., PA

Fishburn Company, Munson, PA
See: Kyler Mine, morris Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
        Kyler No. 2 Mine, Morris Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
See also: W. A. Fishburn Company, Munson, PA

Five Points, Chest Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
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Forest, Cooper Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
[Located on the New York Central & Hudson River Railroad.]
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Forest Mine (ca.1900-  ?  ), located in Bigler Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1900- ?  ), Frank Hess & Company, Philipsburg, PA

Forest No. 1 Mine (ca.1900-  ?  ), located in Morris Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1900- ?  ), O. N. Schoonover, Munson, PA

Forest No. 2 Mine (ca.1900-  ?  ), located in Morris Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1900- ?  ), O. N. Schoonover, Munson, PA

Frank Hess & Company, Philipsburg, PA
See: Forest Mine, Bigler Twp., Clearfield Co., PA

Frenchville, Covington Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
[Frenchville was created, in 1835, by paying off a debt owed to a Philadelphia agent. M. Zavron from Paris, France, had failed to pay a certain debt to his Philadelphia based agent, John Keating. Because of this, John Keating acquired land, now known as Frenchville, to pay for M. Zavron's debt. M. Zavron had a German agent aid him in immigrating families to this town to settle the land.]
See: Aurora No. 5 Mine, Frenchville, Covington Twp., Clearfield Co., PA

Frenchville School, Covington Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
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Frankhurst, Beccaria Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
[Located on the Pennsylvania Railroad.]
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Frank Morrisons Mine (ca.    ?    ), located on the Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburg Railroad, north of DuBois, Clearfield Co., PA
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Franklin Mine (ca.1875-  ?  ), located in Houztdale, Clearfield Co., PA
[Franklin Mine employed 206 persons ca.1875.]
[Franklin Mine was located about where the W. R. Gallagher house stood.]
[Disasters:  Franklin Mine, mine flooded, Sept. 22, 1885.]
Owners: (ca.1875-  ?  ), Kittanning Coal Company, Philadelphia, PA
              (ca.1885-  ?  ), Kittanning Coal Company, Philadelphia, PA
Web sites on the Franklin Mine, Houztdale, Clearfield Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Franklin Mine, Houztdale, Clearfield Co., PA

Friendship Mine (ca.1900-  ? ), located in Bigler Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1900-  ?  ), George Loop & Company, Philipsburg, PA

Friendship Tunnel, Ferguson Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
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Fruit Hill Church, Jordan Twp., Clearfield Co., PA
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Fulton Company, Osceola Mills, PA
See: Fulton Mine (Fulton's Folly Mine), Clearfield Co., PA

Fulton Mine
(Fulton's Folly Mine)
(ca.1864-  ?  ), located 1/2 mile east of Osceola Mills, Clearfield Co., PA
[Fulton Mine was located oposite the Enterprise Mine.]
[Fulton Mine was also known as Fulton's Folly Mine.]
Owners: (ca.1864-  ?  ), Fulton Company,

Fulton's Folly Mine
(Fulton Mine)
, Osceola Mills, Clearfield Co., PA
See: Fulton Mine, Osceola Mills, Clearfield Co.,PA

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