The Anthracite Heritage Museum, located in McDade Park in Scranton, Pennsylvania, serves the educational needs of the public regarding the story of hard coal mining, its related industries, and the immigrant culture of northeastern Pennsylvania...

Anthracite coal burns with intense heat and produces a blue flame making it an excellent source for heating and metal production, but its relative scarcity makes it more expensive than bituminous coal Anthracite mining is spread out over six counties within Pennsylvania...

Anthracite also is the most brittle among coal typ When burned, it produces a very hot, blue flame A shiny black rock, anthracite is used primarily for heating residential and commercial buildings in the northeastern region of Pennsylvania, where much of it is mined...

Reading Anthracite is a national and global supplier for metallurgical and diverse manufacturing industries, commercial municipal filtration applications, and residential and commercial heating The inherent, natural qualities of anthracite coal from the Reading Anthracite Company address the needs for energy, carbon and media solutions...

There are two types of coal found in Pennsylvania anthracite the hard coal found in Northeastern Pennsylvania below the Allegheny Ridge southwest to Harrisburg also called stone coal , rock coal in the 1800s and bituminous soft coal , found west of the Allegheny Front escarpment Anthracite coal is a natural mineral with a high carbon and energy content that gives ....

A coal breaker MINE EMPLOYEES The employees in the 363 collieries of the anthracite coal region in the year 1900 numbered 143,826 This is according to the latest report of the Bureau of Min The newspaper are somewhat in excess...