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Coal Mines of Indiana Co., PA MAIN INDEX

Indiana County Pennsylvania
Coal Mines
Index V

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 Jan. 18, 2010

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Indiana County Pennsylvania - Coal Mines
INDEX  V
[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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PA Rt. 119, P.O. Box 519, Uniontown, PA 15401


Victor Coal Mining Company,
See: Victor No. 26 Mine, Rembrant, Cherryhill Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Victor No. 11 Mine
(Bloom Victor No. 11 Mine)
(ca.1901- ? ), located on the New York Central & Hudson River Railroad, Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1901-  ?  ), Ellsworth - Dunham Coal Company, Arcadia, PA
              (ca.1903-  ?  ), Ellsworth - Dunham Coal Company, Arcadia, PA
              (ca.1905-  ?  ), Ellsworth - Dunham Coal Company, Arcadia, PA
              (ca.1916-  ?  ), Ellsworth Dunham Coal Company, St. Benedict, PA
              (ca.1919-  ?  ), Ellsworth Dunham Coal Company, St. Benedict, PA
              (ca.1920-  ?  ), Ellsworth Dunham Coal Company, St. Benedict, PA
Web sites on the Victor No. 11 Mine (Bloom Victor No. 11 Mine), Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA:
    History of the Victor No. 11 Mine (Bloom Victor No. 11 Mine), Acradia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA
    Coal Miners Memorial Victor No. 11 Mine (Bloom Victor No. 11 Mine), Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Victor No. 14 Mine
(Bloom Victor No. 14 Mine)
(ca.1905- ? ), located on the New York Central & Hudson River Railroad, Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1905-  ?  ), Ellsworth - Dunham Coal Company, Arcadia, PA
              (ca.1916-  ?  ), Ellsworth Durham Coal Company, St. Benedict, PA
              (ca.1919-  ?  ), Ellsworth Dunham Coal Company, St. Benedict, PA
              (ca.1920-  ?  ), Ellsworth Dunham Coal Company, St. Benedict, PA
Web sites on the Victor No. 14 Mine (Bloom Victor No. 14 Mine), Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA:
    History of the Victor No. 14 Mine (Bloom Victor No. 14 Mine), Acradia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA
    Coal Miners Memorial Victor No. 14 Mine (Bloom Victor No. 14 Mine), Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Victor No. 24 Mine (ca.1906- ? ), located on the New York Central & H. R. Railroad, Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1906-  ?  ), Russell Coal Company, Clymer, PA
              (ca.1913-  ?  ), Russell Coal Company, St. Benedict, PA
              (ca.1916-  ?  ), Russell Coal Mining Company, St. Benedict, PA
              (ca.1920-  ?  ), Russell Coal Mining Company, St. Benedict, PA
Web sites on the Victor No. 24 Mine, Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA
    Coal Miners Memorial Victor No. 24 Mine, Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Victor No. 25 Mine (ca.1906- ? ), located on the New York Central & H. R. Railroad, Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1906-  ?  ), Russell Coal Company, Clymer, PA
              (ca.1913-  ?  ), Russell Coal Company, St. Benedict, PA
              (ca.1916-  ?  ), Russell Coal Mining Company, St. Benedict, PA
              (ca.1920-  ?  ), Russell Coal Mining Company, St. Benedict, PA
Web sites on the Victor No. 25 Mine, Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Victor No. 25 Mine, Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Victor No. 26 Mine (ca.1906-  ?  ), located on the New York Central Railroad, on the west side of Pennsylvania Route SR403, 2 miles north of Clymer, at Rembrant, Cherryhill Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[USGS Quad: Clymer, PA]
[UTM: E.17 E.668200 - N. 4506650.]
Owners: (ca.1906-  ?  ), Russell Coal Company, Clymer, PA
              (ca.1907-  ?  ), Victor Coal Mining Company,
              (ca.      ?        ), Russell Coal Company,
Web sites on the Victor No. 26 Mine, Rembrant, Cherryhill Twp., Indiana Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Victor No. 26 Mine, Rembrant, Cherryhill Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Victor No. 27 Mine (ca.1906- ? ), located on the New York Central & H. R. Railroad, Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1906-  ?  ), Russell Coal Company, Clymer, PA
              (ca.1913-  ?  ), Russell Coal Company, St. Benedict, PA
              (ca.1916-  ?  ), Russell Coal Mining Company, St. Benedict, PA 
              (ca.1920-  ?  ), Russell Coal Mining Company, St. Benedict, PA
Web sites on the Victor No. 27 Mine, Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA :
    Coal Miners Memorial Victor No. 27 Mine, Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Victor No. 29 Mine (ca.1906- ? ), located on the New York Central & H. R. Railroad, Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1906-  ?  ), Russell Coal Company, Clymer, PA
              (ca.1913-  ?  ), Russell Coal Company, St. Benedict, PA
              (ca.1916-  ?  ), Russell Coal Mining Company, St. Bebedict, PA   
              (ca.1920-  ?  ), Russell Coal Mining Company, St. Benedict, PA
Web sites on the Victor No. 29 Mine, Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Victor No. 29 Mine, Arcadia, Montgomery Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Vinton Colliery Company, Vintondale, PA
See: Vinton No. 1 Mine, Vintondale, Cambria Co., PA
        Vinton No. 2 Mine, Vintondale, Cambria Co., PA
        Vinton No. 3 Mine, Vintondale, Cambria Co., PA
        Vinton No. 4 Mine, Vintondale, Cambria Co., PA
        Vinton No. 5 Mine, Vintondale, Cambria Co., PA
        Vinton No. 6 Mine, Vintondale, Cambria Co., PA
        Vinton No. 11 Mine, Claghorn, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA
        Vinton No. 12 Mine, Claghorn, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA
        Vinton No. 14 Mine, near Claghorn, West Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., PA
        Vinton No. 16 Mine, near Claghorn, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA
        Vinton No. 17 Mine, near Claghorn, Dias, East Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Vinton No. 11 Mine (ca.1903-after 1918), located on the Pennsylvania Railroad Blacklick Branch, on the north side of Blacklick Creek, on the west side of Brush Creek, north of Claghorn, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[Located on the USGS 7 1/2 min New Florence, PA Quad. Map.]
[UTM: E.17 E.663125 - N. 4483500.]
Owners: (ca.1900-1903), Vinton Colliery Company,Vintondale, PA
              (ca.1903-1918), Lackawanna Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburgh, Wehrum, PA
Web sites on Vinton No. 11 Mine, Claghorn Mines, Claghorn, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Claghorn Mines, Claghorn, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Vinton No. 12 Mine (ca.1903-after 1919), located on the Pennsylvania Railroad Blacklick Branch, on the north side of Blacklick Creek, on the east side of Brush Creek, opposite Claghorn, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[Located on the USGS 7 1/2 mine New Florence, PA Quad. Map.]
[UTM: E.17 E.663125 - N. 4483500.]
Owners: (ca.1900-1903), Vinton Colliery Company, Vintondale, PA
              (ca.1903-1919), Lackawanna Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburgh, Wehrum, PA
Web sites on Vinton No. 12 Mine, Claghorn Mines, Claghorn, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Claghorn Mines, Claghorn, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Vinton No. 13 Mine (ca.1917-   ?  ), located on the Pennsylvania Railroad Blacklick Branch, on the hill south of Claghorn, on the south side of Blacklick Creek, Claghorn, West Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[Located on the USGS 7 1/2 mine New Florence, PA Quad. Map.]
[UTM: E.17 E.663125 - N. 4483500.]
Owners: (ca.1917-  ?  ),  Vinton Colliery Company, Vintondale, PA
Web sites on Vinton No. 13 Mine, Claghorn Mines, Claghorn, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Claghorn Mines, Claghorn, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Vinton No. 14 Mine (ca.1917- ? ), located on the Pennsylvania Railroad Blacklick Branch, on the south side of Blacklick Creek, a little south of Claghorn, West Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[Located on the USGS 7 1/2 min. New Florence, PA Quad. Map.]
[UTM: E.17 E.663125 - N. 4483500.]
Owners: (ca.1917- ? ), Vinton Colliery Company, Vintondale, PA
Web sites on Vinton No. 14 Mine, Claghorn Mines, Claghorn, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Claghorn Mines, Claghorn, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Vinton No. 16 Mine (ca.1918-1923), located on the Pennsylvania Railroad Blacklick Branch, on the north side of Blacklick Creek, west of Dias, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[Located on the USGS 7 1/2 min. New Florence, PA Quad. Map.]
[UTM: E.17 E.663125 - N. 4483500.]
Owners: (ca.1918-1923), Vinton Colliery Company, Vintondale, PA
Web sites on Vinton No. 16 Mine, Claghorn Mines, Claghorn, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Claghorn Mines, Claghorn, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Vinton No. 17 Mine (ca.1918-1923), located on the Pennsylvania Railroad Blacklick Branch on the south side of Blacklick Creek, west of Dias, East Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[Located on the USGS 7 1/2 min. New Florence, PA Quad. Map.]
[UTM: E.17 E.663125 - N. 4483500.]
Owners: (ca.1918-1923), Vinton Collieries Company, Vintondale, PA
Web sites on Vinton No. 17 Mine, Claghorn Mines, Dias, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Claghorn Mines, Dias, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA

Virginia, East Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[Located on Blacklick Creek, northeast of Armagh.]
See:

Virginian No. 14 Mine (ca.1929-1952 ? ), located on the Blacklick Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad, on the north side of Blacklick Creek, west of Heshbon, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA  
[A new entry was driven on Aulds Run, to the east of the original entry, by L.C.S.Collieries Company ca.1940.]
[Located on the USGS Bolivar, PA 7 1/2 min. Quad Map.]
[Virginian No. 14 Mine Map located at PA - DEP, Uniontown Map Depository A - Map ID. 2914- 2915  Shelf location - S4.]
Owners:  (ca.1929-  ? ), Standard Bituminous Coal Company,
              (ca.        ?     ), Globe Coal Company,
              (ca.  ? -1940), Franklin Coal Company,
              (ca.1940-1953 ? ), L.C.S. Collieries Company,
              (ca.1958-  ?  ), Crichton Coal and Coke Company,

Virginian No. 15 Mine
(Buena Vista Mine)
(ca.1919-1932), located on the Blacklick Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad, on the north side of Blacklick Creek, north of Dias, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA
[Name was changed to Buena Vista Mine in ca.1928 to ca.1932.]
Owners: (ca.1919-1932), Standard Bituminous Coal Company,

Virginian No. 19 Mine (ca.1929-1952 ? ), located on the Blacklick Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad, on the north side of Blacklick Creek, east of Dias, Brush Valley Twp., Indiana Co., PA  
Owners:  (ca.1929-  ? ), Standard Bituminous Coal Company,
              (ca.        ?     ), Globe Coal Company,

Virginian No. 20 Mine (ca.1919-1932), located on the Blacklick Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad, on the north side of Blacklick Creek, Center Twp., Indiana Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1963-  ?  ), Crichton Coal & Coke Company,

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