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Coal Miners Memorial Henry Clay Mine & Coke Works, Broadford, Connellsville Twp., Fayette Co., PA
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Map of H.C.Frick Coke Co. Mines
Henry Clay Mine & Coke Works,
Broadford,
Connellsville Twp.,
Fayette County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Tribute to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Henry Clay Mine, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Jan. 3, 2010

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Henry Clay Mine & Coke Works (ca.1889- ? ),
Located on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Broad Ford, Connellsville Twp., Fayette Co., PA
[Henry Clay Coke Works contained 120 coke ovens ca.1889. ]
Owners: (ca.1889- ? ), H.C. Frick Coke Company, Scottdale, PA

From the Mine Inspectors Report of the Eleventh Bituminous District, Pennsylvania for 1905. Conditions of Mines and Improvements. Mines located on and near the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
Henry Clay  - Slope Opening. Ventilation and drainage satisfactory.

Union Supply Company Store Broadford, PA ca.1895
An early Union Supply Company Store of the H. C. Frick Coke Company's Henry Clay Mine & Coke Works at Broadford, PA.  This store quite possibly served the other H.C. Frick Coke Company Mines in the same area. 
(Photo courtesy of the USX Resource Managment Division, Uniontown, PA, & John K. Gates, "The Beehive Coke Years.")

"Coal Miners Memorial Henry Clay Mine & Coke Works,
Broadford, Connellsville Twp., Fayette County, Pennsylvania"

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