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|Dexter Mines & Coke Works
(ca.1875- ? ),
Located on the Mt. Pleasant Branch of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, on Jacobs Creek, near West Overton, Stauffer, Dexter, Upper Tyron Twp., Fayette Co., PA
[Dexter coke works contained 40 coke ovens ca.1889.]
Owners: (ca.1875- ? ), J. B. Stauffer, Scottdale, PA
(ca.1890's- ? ), J. B. Stauffer Coke Company, Scottdale, PA
(ca.1905- ? ), J. B. Stauffer & Company, Scottdale, PA
(ca.1914- ? ), Connellsville Coke Company, Scottdale, PA
Dexter No. 2 Mine
(ca.1920- ? ),
|A portion of the ca.1902 Connellsville PA
15min. quad. map showing the area that the Dexter Mine & Coke Works was
located in Upper Tyron Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.
(Map courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey, Washington, D.C.)
|Ad from "The Weekly Courier", Connellsville, PA, May,
1914 for the Dexter Mines & Coke Works.
(Courtesy of The Coal & Coke Heritage Center, Penn State University, Fayette Campus, Uniontown, PA)
THE DEXTER MINES & COKE WORKS
|Dexter Mine Tipple, ca.1905.
(Photo courtesy of Tom Ridenour and The Coal & Coke Heritage Center, Penn State University, Fayette Campus, Uniontown, PA)
Memorial, Dexter Mines & Coke Works,
Stauffer, Dexter, Upper Tyron Twp., Fayette County, Pennsylvania"
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