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|Amend No. 1 Mine
(ca.1916- ? ),
Located about four miles west of Uniontown, between Continental No. 2 [High House Road] and PA Route 119 south, on the Pennsylvania Railroad, Amend, Georges Twp., Fayette Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1916- ? ), Amend Coal Company, Newcomer, PA
(ca.1917- ? ), Amend Coal Company, Newcomer, PA
(ca.1919- ? ), Amend Coal Company, Newcomer, PA
(ca.1920- ? ), Amend Coal Company,
Amend No. 2 Mine & Coke Works
(ca.1917- ? ),
Amend No. 3 Mine (ca.1917- ?
[From the Report of the Department of Mines of Pennsylvania, 1917.]
The Amend No. 1, No. 2 & No. 3 Mines produced a total of 110, 815 tons of coke in 1917, with a total of 95 employees. The mines had 1 tubular boiler of 25 horse power, 1 steam engine of 25 horse power, and used 10 mules for haulage.
Amend No. 1 Mine. Built one frame blacksmith shop. One 23,000 gallon water tank, also thirteen frame houses. Installed one electric driven fan 1 1/5 feet in diameter.
Amend No. 2 Mine. Built one frame office, also one brick and three concrete stoppings.
Amend No. 3 Mine. Built on frame office
|H.C. Frick Coke Company Amend Mine Baseball Team, the
baseball players in the picture are not identified or date given.
(Courtesy of the Coal & Coke Heritage Center, Penn State University Fayette Campus, Uniontown, PA)
|Coal Miner Memorial
Amend Mines & Coke Works,
Amend, Georges Twp., Fayette Co.,PA
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