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 Post subject: RS&W Anthracite Mine, Pottsville, PA
PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2008 4:33 am 
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Location: Hard coal region, PA
Heres some pics of a well run anthracite mine. This is the only independent drift in the anthracite region - currently all the rest are slopes.

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Because of the elevated track, the side dump mine cars dump the coal directly through the roof of the separator building.

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Mine Motor in the motor barn

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Mucker

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2008 8:10 pm 
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Looks like they upgraded the opening since it was on Dirty Jobs.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2008 11:10 pm 
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yeah man, all new opening.

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