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Coal Mines of Indiana Co., PA MAIN INDEX

Indiana County
Coal Mine
Index D

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

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Aug. 19, 2010

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Indiana County Pennsylvania - Coal Mine Index
INDEX  D
[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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D. L. R. Mining, Inc., Indiana, PA
See: Triple K No. 1 Mine, Burrell Township, Indiana Co., PA

Davis, Washington Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[Located on the south branch of Plum Creek.]
See:

Davidsville, North Mahoning Twp., Indiana Co., PA
See:

Decher's Point, Grant Twp., Indiana Co., PA
See: Lowry's Country Bank Mine, Decher's Point, Grant Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Denton, South Mahoning Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[Located on Cowanshanock Creek.]
See:

Deringer Mining Company, Spangler, PA
See: Woodland No. 5B Mine, Indiana Co., PA

Diamond No. 1 Mine
(Thomas Mine)
(Cramer Mine)
(Boltz Mine)
(ca.1900-1952 ? ), located on the Pennsylvania Railroad, north of the Conemaugh River, at Boltz, Cramer, East Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[Diamond No. 1 Mine was called Thomas Mine, of the Cramer Coal, Coke and Stone Company, previous to April 1, 1916.]
[Diamond Smokeless Coal Company changed it's name ca.1919 to Imperial Coal Corp..]
Owners: (ca.1900-1905), Johnstown Coal & Coke Company,
              (ca.1905-1914), Johnstown Coal Company,
              (ca.1914-1916), Cramer Coal & Coke Company,
              (ca.1916-1920), Diamond Smokeless Coal Company, Johnstown, PA
              (ca.1920-1965), Imperial Coal Company, Johnstown, PA
Web sites on the Diamond No. 1 Mine, Boltz, East Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., PA:
    History of the Boltz Mines, Boltz, East Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., PA
    Coal Miners Memorial Diamond No. 1 Mine, Boltz, East Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Diamond No. 2 Mine (ca.1920-  ?  ), located near Boltz, East Wheatfeld Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[Diamond No. 2 Mine was listed as a new mine ca.1920. ]
Owners: (ca.1920-  ?  ), Imperial Coal Company, Johnstown, PA
Web sites on the Diamond No. 2 Mine, Boltz, East Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., PA:
    History of the Boltz Mines, Boltz, East Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., PA
    Coal Miners Memorial Diamond No. 2 Mine, Boltz, East Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Diamond Smokeless Coal Company, Johnstown, PA
[Diamond Smokeless Coal Company changed it's name ca.1919 to Imperial Coal Corp..]
See: Diamond No. 1 Mine, Indiana Co., PA
See also: Imperial Coal Corp., Johnstown, PA

Diamondville (Mitchells Mill), Cherryhill Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[Located on Two Lick Creek.]
[Located on the Cherry Tree & Dixonville Railroad.]
See:

Dianne Mine (ca.2000-  ?  ), located in Indiana Co., PA
[Dianne Mine mined the "B" coal seam and the "Lower Kittanning" coal seam.]
[Located on the USGS Avonmore, PA 7 1/2 min Quad Map.]
[Dianne Mine Map located at PA - DEP, Uniontown Map Depository A - Map ID. 3448 - Shelf location - P1.]
Owners: (ca.2000-  ?  ), Canterbury Coal Company,

Dias, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[A coal company patch town in Brush Valley Twp., Indiana County, Pennsylvania.]
[Dias is the location of Buena Vista Iron Furnace and town, and also a coal mining ghost town located on the Ghost Town Trail, Indiana / Cambria Cos., PA, a rails-to-trails trail along Blacklick Creek.]
See: Buena Vista Mine (Virginian No. 15 Mine), Dias, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA
        Caldwell No. 1 Mine, Dias, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA
        Caldwell No. 2 Mine, Dias, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA
        Hutzel Mine, Dias, East Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Dilltown, Buffington Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[A coal company patch town located on Mardis Run and Blacklick Creek in Buffington Twp., Indiana County, Pennsylvania.]
[Dilltown is a coal mining ghost town located on the Ghost Town Trail, Indiana / Cambria Cos., PA, a rails-to-trails trail along Blacklick Creek.]
See: Dilltown No. 1 Mine, Dilltown, Buffington Twp., Indiana Co., PA
        Dilltown Smokeless Coal Company, Dilltown, PA

Dilltown No. 1 Mine (ca.1917- ? ), located on the Pennsylvania Railroad, near Dilltown, Buffington Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[Disasters - 5 miners killed in an explosion in the Dilltown No. 1 Mine, March 20, 1922.]
Owners: (ca.1917-  ?  ), Dilltown Smokeless Coal Company, Dilltown, PA
              (ca.1919-  ?  ), Dilltown Smokeless Coal Company, Dilltown, PA
              (ca.1920-  ?  ), Dilltown Smokeless Coal Company, Dilltown, PA
              (ca.1922-  ?  ), Dilltown Smokeless Coal Company, Dilltown, PA
              (ca.      ?       ), Shaffer Coal Company,
Web sites on the Dilltown No. 1 Mine, Dilltown, Buffington Twp., Indiana Co., PA:
    History of the Dilltown No. 1 Mine, Dilltown, Buffington Twp., Indiana Co., PA
    Coal Miners Memorial Dilltown No. 1 Mine, Dilltown, Buffington Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Dilltown Smokeless Coal Company, Dilltown, PA
See: Dilltown No. 1 Mine, Dilltown, Buffington Twp., Indiana Co., PA
        Thermal No. 15 Mine, Buffington Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Dixon Brothers Company, Blairsville, PA
See: Dixon Mine, near Blacklick, Dixon Row, Blacklick Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Dixon Coal Company,
See: Dixon No. 1 Mine, Idamar, Green Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Dixon Mine (ca.1903-  ?  ), located west of Josephine, on the spur line from Indiana Branch of the Western Pennsylvania Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, which left the main branch line at Blacklick, Dixon Row, Blacklick Twp., Indiana Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1903-   ?  ),
              (ca.1904-   ?  ), Dixon Brothers Company, Blairsville, PA
              (ca.1905-   ?  ), Dixon Brothers Company, Blairsville, PA
              (ca.1909-   ?  ), Dixon Brothers Company, Blairsville, PA

Dixon No. 1 Mine (ca.1905-1930's), located on the New York Central Railroad, along Dixon Run, north of Dixonville, along PA Rt SR1035, Idamar, Green Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[Located on the U.S.G.S. 7 1/2 min. Clymer, PA quad map.]
[UTM: E. 17 E.668675 - N.4510300]
Owners: (ca.1905-1916), Dixon Coal Company, Blairsville, PA
              (ca.1916-   ?    ), Clearfield Bituminous Coal Corp.,
              (ca.1917-    ?   ), Idamar Coal Company, Indiana, PA [Leased the mines.]
              (ca.1930's-   ?   ), Empire Coal Mining Company, [Leased the mines.]
Web sites on the Dixon No. 1 Mine, Idamar, Green Twp., Indiana Co., PA:
    History of the Dixon No. 1 Mine, Idamar, Green Twp., Indiana Co., PA
    Coal Miners Memorial Dixon No. 1 Mine, Idamar, Green Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Dixon Row, Blacklick Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[A coal company patch town in Blacklick Twp., Indiana County, Pennsylvania.]
[Dixon Row was a small coal patch town located west of Josephine, on a branch line from the Indiana Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad.]
See: Dixon Mine, Dixon Row, Blacklick Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Dixon Run Coal Company,
See: Dixon Run No. 1 Mine, Cherryhill Twp., Indiana Co, PA

Dixon Run No. 1 Mine (ca.1971-  ?  ), located in Cherryhill Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[Located on the U.S.G.S. 7 1/2 min. Clymer, PA quad map.]
Owners: (ca.1971-  ?  ), Dixon Run Coal Company,

Dixon School, Blacklick Twp., Indiana Co., PA
See:

Dixonville, Green Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[A coal company patch town in Green Twp., Indiana County, Pennsylvania.]
[Located on the Cherry Tree & Dixonville Railroad.]
See: Barr No. 1 Mine, Dixonville, Green Twp., Indiana Co., PA
        Dixonville Coal Company, Dixonville, PA
        Randolph No. 2 Mine, Dixonville, Green Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Dixonville Coal Company, Dixonville, PA
See: Randolph No. 2 Mine, Dixonville, Green Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Dixonville Coal Company, Johnstown, PA
See: Randolph No. 2 Mine, Dixonville, Green Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Dixrun Coal Company, Johnstown, PA
[ca.1922.]
See:

Dor-Mar Coal Company, Indiana, PA
See: Dor-Mar No. 1 Mine, Indiana Co., PA

Dor-Mar No. 1 Mine (ca.1920-  ?  ), located in Indiana Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1920-  ?  ), Dor-Mar Coal Company, Indiana, PA

Dutch Run Mine (ca.1922-ca.1950 ? ), located at Alverda, Pine Twp., Indiana Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1922-  ?  ), Clearfield Bituminous Coal Corp.
              (ca.1950-  ?  ), Clearfield Bituminous Coal Corp.

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