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Washington County Pennsylvania
Coal Mines
Index L

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

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

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

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

Updated Sept. 20, 2010

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Washington County Pennsylvania - Coal Mines
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[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.]
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Lacey Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA
See: Virginia Mine, Washington Co., PA

Lake Erie Mine  (ca.1903-  ?  ), a drift mine located on the P. C. C. & St. L. Railroad, at Burgettstown, Washington Co., PA
[Lake Erie Mine was a new mine underconstruction ca.1903.]
Owners: (ca.1903-  ?  ), Lake Erie Gas Coal & Coke Company, Pittsburg, PA

Langeloth, Washington Co., PA
[A coal company patch town in Washington Co., PA]
See: American Zinc and Chemical Shaft Mine, Langeloth, Washington Co., PA
        Langeloth Mine, Langeloth, Washington Co., PA

Langeloth Mine (ca.1920- ? ), located near Langeloth, Washington Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1920-  ?  ), American Zine & Chemical Company, Pittsburgh, PA
              (ca.1952-  ?  ), Dominion Coal Company,

Laurel Hill No. 2 Mine (ca.1889- ? ), located on the P. C. C.& St. L. Railroad, B. & M. Branch, Cecil, Washington Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1889-  ?  ), W. P. Rend & Company, McDonald, PA
              (ca.1903-  ?  ), Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA
              (ca.1905-  ?  ), Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA
Web sites on Laurel Hill No. 2 Mine, Cecil, Washington Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Laurel Hill No. 2 Mine, Cecil, Washington Co., PA

Lawrence (Hills Station), Cecil Twp., Washington Co., PA
[A coal company patch town in Cecil Twp., Washington Co., PA
[Located on the Montour Railroad.]
[Hills Station was laid out in 1871 by John Hill after the Chartiers Valley Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad was built through the area.  The station was used as a milk shipping depot, since 1830, with Hill eventually laying out the town of 17 dwellings and two stores.  The coal company built hoimes for the miners and their families in ca.1913, on the hill above the original Hills Station, in the area of what is know as Lawrence.  All the homes, except a few, were identical in structure, with no inside pllumbing.]  
See: Montour No. 4 Mine, Hills, Cecil Twp., Washington Co., PA

Lawrence, Peters Twp., Washington Co., PA
See:

Leonard Company, Roscoe, PA
See: Anchor Mine, Fayette Co., PA
See also: A. G. & J. E. Leonard Company, Roscoe, PA

Leech Farm Coal Company,
See: Paxton Mine, Cross Creek Twp., Washington Co., PA

Limestone, Union Twp., Washington Co., PA
[The town name was changed to Coal Buff.]
See:

Limetown, Union Twp., Washington Co., PA
See: Limestone & Coal Buff, Union Twp., Washington Co., PA

Lindley's Mill, Morris Twp., Washington Co., PA
See:

Lilley Coal & Coke Company, South Brownsville, PA
See: Lilley Mine,  West Brownsville, Washington Co., PA

Lilley Mine (ca.1913-  ?  ), located on the P.O. & C. Railroad, West Brownsville, Washington Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1913-  ?  ), Lilley Coal & Coke Company, South Brownsville, PA
              (ca.1917-  ?  ), Lilley Coal & Coke Company, South Brownsville, PA
              (ca.1920-  ?  ), Lilley Coal & Coke Company, South Brownsville, PA
Web sites on the Lilley Mine, West Brownsville, Washington Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Lilley Mine, West Brownsville, Washington Co., PA

Lincoln Gas Coal Company, Washington, PA
See: Lincoln No. 1 Mine, Washington Co., PA

Lincoln Hill Coal & Coke Company,
See: Lincoln Hill Mine, Washington Co., PA

Lincoln No. 1 Mine
(Lincoln Hill Mine)
(ca.1917-  ?  ), located on the P. C. C. & St. L. Railroad and the B. & O. Railroad, near Washington, Washington Co., PA
[Lincoln No. 1 Mine was listed as a new mine ca.1917.]
Owners: (ca.1917-  ?  ), Lincoln Gas Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA
              (ca.1920-  ?  ), Lincoln Gas Coal Company, Washington, PA
              (        ?          ), Lincoln Hill Coal & Coke Company,
              (        ?          ), Christopher Mining Company,
Web sites on the Lincoln No. 1 Mine (Lincoln Hill Mine), near Washington, Washington Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Lincoln Mine (Lincoln Hill Mine), near Washington, Washington Co., PA

Lincoln Hill Mine
(Lincoln No. 1 Mine)
(ca.1917-  ?  ), located on the P. C. C. & St. L. Railroad and the B. & O. Railroad, near Washington, Washington Co., PA
[Lincoln No. 1 Mine was listed as a new mine ca.1917.]
Owners: (ca.1917-  ?  ), Lincoln Gas Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA
              (ca.1920-  ?  ), Lincoln Gas Coal Company, Washington, PA
              (        ?          ), Lincoln Hill Coal & Coke Company,
              (        ?          ), Christopher Mining Company,
Web sites on the Lincoln No. 1 Mine (Lincoln Hilll Mine), near Washington, Washington Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Lincoln Mine, near Washington Co., PA

Lindley Coal Company, Houston, PA
See: Lindley Mine, Huston, South Strabane Twp., Washington Co., PA

Lindley Mine (ca.1917-  ?  ), located on the P. C. C. & St. L. Railroad, near Houston, South Strabane Twp., Washington Co., PA
Owners: (ca.1917-  ?  ), Lindley Coal Company, Houston, PA
              (ca.1920-  ?  ), Lindley Coal Company, Houston, PA
              (ca.1929-1934), Lindley Coal Company, Houston, PA 
              (ca.   ?           ), Pittsburgh Coal Company,
              (ca.1954-  ?  ), Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Company,
Web sites on the Lindley Mine, Houston, Washington Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Lindley Mine, Houston, Washington Co., PA

Little Squaw Mine (ca.1904-  ?  ), located on the Monongahela Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, Shire Oaks, Washington Co., PA
Owners:  (ca.1903-  ?  ), Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA
              (ca.1904-  ?  ),  ?
              (ca.1905-  ?  ), Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA
              (ca.1906-  ?  ), Pittsburg Coal Company, Pittsburg, PA
Web sites on the Little Squaw Mine, Shire Oaks, Washington Co., PA:
   Coal Miners Memorial Little Squaw Mine, Shire Oaks, Washington Co., PA

Litzenberg Mine (ca.1906-  ?  ), located on the Pennsylvania Railroad, Monongahela Division, at Litzenberg, Washington Co., PA
[Litzenberg Mine was under construction in ca.1906.]
Owners: (ca.1906-  ?  ), Vesta Coal Company, California, PA

Local Trade Mines, Washington Co., PA
[Small mines operated to supply house coal to the local area.]
See: Country Bank Mines, Washington Co., PA

Lock No. 4, Fallowfield Twp., Washington Co., PA
[Located on the Monongahela River, north of Charleroi.]
See:

Lock No. 4, Carroll Twp., Washington Co., PA
See:

Lockview, Fallowfield Twp., Washington Co., PA
See:

Locust Hill, Chartiers Twp., Washington Co., PA
See:

Lone Pine, Amwell Twp., Washington Co., PA
[The Village of Lone Pine was originally knows as Pleasant Valley, the name was changed when a post office was established, ca.1872.]
[Located on Little Ten Mile Creek and Brush Run.]
See: Pleasant Valley, Amwell Twp., Washington Co., PA

Louise Mine (ca.1916-   ? ), located on the P. C. C. & St. L. Railroad, Joffre [Raccoon], Smith Twp., Washington Co., PA
[Louise Mine was listed as a new mine ca.1916.]
Owners: (ca.1916-  ?  ), Carnegie Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA
              (ca.1917-  ?  ), Carnegie Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA
              (ca.1920-  ?  ), Carnegie Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA
              (ca.      ?        ), Island Creek Coal Company,
Web sites on the Louise Mine, Joffre, Washington Co., PA:
   Coal Miners Memorial Louise, Joffre [Racoon], Smith Twp., Washington Co., PA

Lover, Fallowfield Twp., Washington Co., PA
See:

Low Hill, Centerville Twp., Washington Co., PA
See:

Lowland, Amwell Twp., Washington Co., PA
[Located on Little Ten Mile Creek.]
See:

Lucyville, Washington Co., PA
[A coal company patch town in Washington Co., PA]
[Lucyville became a section of Roscoe, Washington Co., PA.]
See: Vesta No. 2 Mine, Roscoe, Washington Co., PA

Lutton Mine (ca.1917-  ?  ), located on the P.C. C. & St. L. Railroad, Washington Co., PA
[Lutton Mine was listed as a new mine ca.1917.]
Owners: (ca.1917-  ?  ), Country Club Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA
              (ca.1920-  ?  ), Country Club Coal Company, Pittsburgh, PA
Web sites on the Lutton Mine, Washington Co., PA:
    Coal Miners Memorial Lutton Mine, Washington Co., PA

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