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Paulton Mine,
Paulton,
Washington Township,
Westmoreland County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Tribute to the Coal Miners that
mined the Bituminous Coal seams of
Paulton Mine, Washington Twp.,
Westmoreland County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

by
Raymond A. Washlaski, Historian, Archaeologist, Editor & Web Master,
Ryan P. Washlaski, Technical Advisor,
Peter E. Starry, Jr. "The Old Miner."

Updated Sept. 9, 2004

(This Page Still Underconstruction)

Paulton Mine (ca. 1903- ? ),
located 1/2 mile east of Apollo, on the Conemaugh Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, Paulton, Washington Twp., Westmoreland Co., PA
[Paulton Mine was under construction in ca.1903.]
Owners: (ca.1903- ?  ), Paulton Coal Mining Company, Leechbutrg, PA
              (ca.1916-  ? ), Paulton Coal Mining Company, Leechburg, PA
              (ca.1919-  ? ), Paulton Coal Mining Company, Leechburg, PA

Paulton Mine  The Paulton Mine is underconstruction, ca.1903.  Most of the work has been done on the outside, very little progress having been made on the inside.  They are installing a new Brazil fan 16 x 4 feet, building a steel tipple, and are making a new opening to their coal field which comprises several thousand acres of the Upper Freeport Coal.  They intent to use mining machines of ther puncher type.  At present they have two 125 horse power boilers and an air compressor at work.
(From the "Report of the Dept. of Mines of Pennsylvania for 1903.")

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