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|Alicia Mine & Coke Works
(ca.1910- ? ),
Located on the Monongahela River, south of Brownsville, at Alicia, Luzerne Twp., Fayette Co., PA
[Alicia Coke Works contained 400 rectangular coke ovens, in the Klondike Region of the Connellsville Coke Region.]
[Located on the U.S.G.S. California, PA 7 1/2 min. quad map.]
Owners: (ca.1910- ? ), W. Harry Brown Coke Company
(ca.1913- ? ), W. Harry Brown Company,
(ca.1919- ? ), Pittsburgh Steel Company, Alicia, PA
(ca.1920- ? ), Pittsburgh Steel Company, Alicia, PA
(ca.1956- ? ), Emerald Coal & Coke Company,
|A portion of the U.S. Geological Survey Brownsville, Pa
15min. 1933 Ed. topo map showing the village of Alicia, Alicia Mine &
Coke Works, and the surrounding area of Luzerne Township, Fayette Co.,
(Map courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey, Washington, D.C.)
|The Alicia Mine Monongahela River tipple used for loading
(Photo courtesy of the Coal & Coke Heritage Center, Penn State University Fayette Campus, Uniontown, PA)
|An Advertisement for Alica Crushed Coke by W. Harry Brown Coke Company, ca.1910.|
Memorial Alicia Mine & Coke Works,
Alicia, Luzerne Twp., Fayette Co.,PA
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