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Coal Miners Memorial Eureka Mines, Windber, Paint Twp., Somerset Co., PA

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Eureka No. 39 Mine,
Eureka No. 39,
Seanor, Foustwell,
Paint Township,
Somerset County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Tribute to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Eureka No. 39 Mine, Paint Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

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Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Dec. 4, 2009

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Eureka No. 39, Seanor, Foustwell, Paint Twp., Somerset Co., PA
[A Coal Company Patch Town in Paint Twp., Somerset Co., Pennsylvania.]
[Eureka No. 39 was known locally as No. 39.]
[Originally the town at Eureka No. 39 was called Foustwell.]
[The town at Eureka No. 39 was also known as Seanor.]
[located south of state route SR 601, north of the Pennsylvania Railroad Shade Creek Branch spur line.]

Eureka No. 39 Mine (ca.1905-  ?  ), located on the Pennsylvania Railroad, at Eureka No. 39 (Number 39), Seanor,  Foustwell, Paint Twp.,  Somerset Co., PA
[Eureka No. 39 Mine was located in Somerset Co., PA]
Owners: (ca.1905-  ?  ), Berwind White Company, Philadelphia, PA
              (ca.1906-  ?  ), Berwind White Coal Mining Company, Philadelphia, PA
              (ca.1914-  ?  ), Berwind White Company, Philadelphia, PA
              (ca.1917-  ?  ), Berwind White Coal Mining Company, Philadelphia, PA

A portion of the USGS 15 min. Windber, PA Quad. map showing the location of the Eureka No. 36 Mine just east of Windber, Eureka No. 36, Paint Township, Somerset Co., Pennsylvania
(Map courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey, Washington, D.C.)

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