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 Post subject: Dickson Shaft, Fan and Hoist House
PostPosted: Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:02 pm 
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Location: Within 60 Miles of the Northern Anthracite Field
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http://www.undergroundminers.com/dicksonfan.html

just going through some old photos and found this of the dickson shaft of the hudson coal co. in greenridge, just outside scranton.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:07 pm 
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pertty interesting I must say... things do change over time, but at least something is still there as a reminder of where we came from :D


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Awesome that the buildings are still there though.. They look inhabited too..

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City used it as a garbadge dump ( exploratory boreholes drilled into the shaft at various depths) and thats how they filled it.


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