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When coal was queen

Jay Luke

When coal was queen

the history of the Queen City--Olyphant, Pennsylvania

by Jay Luke

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Published by Tribute Books in Archbald, Pa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-144).

Statementcompiled by Jay Luke for the Olyphant Coal Miners Memorial Association
ContributionsOlyphant Coal Miners Memorial Association
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF159.O469 L85 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination145 p. :
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24566033M
ISBN 100982256523
ISBN 109780982256527
LC Control Number2009932787
OCLC/WorldCa427638336

For the Coal Region History Buff a new and interesting book is out written by Mr. Jay Luke, It is entitled “When Coal Was Queen” by Tribute Books this book tells the story of Olyphant, Pennsylvania a town that was built upon the Anthracite Coal Industry in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The book is a collection of fascinating stories about the. A Laurel Highlands High School student was crowned as the Pennsylvania Bituminous Coal Queen.

Description: "Beauty with Brains", Yorkshire Miners' Coal Queen waves to the camera at a Coal Board gala. Date: Our Catalogue Reference: COAL 80/ This image is from the collections of The National Archives. Feel free to share it within the spirit of the Commons. For high quality reproductions of any item from our collection please contact our image : 17K. Kepco, the largest state-owned electric power distribution company, announced on Tuesday (June 30) that it will invest in a proposed coal power project in MV project will add two new power plant facilities to the station, and will be in operation by The US$51 million investment and shareholder loan guarantee of US$ million will see Kepco hold a 15% equity stake in.

When Coal Was Queen is a journey into the history of what was once called the "Jewel of the Mid Valley" - Olyphant, Pennsylvania, "The Queen City." This journey takes the reader through the earliest days of the township and notable events of the past. Included are some famous residents and visitors who passed through over the years, and of course.   Listen, I didn't mean to become the Queen of Coal Ash, but since I am, I feel obligated to remind y'all of the finer details involved in the ongoing melodrama of coal ash pollution in the U.S. and North Carolina.. And since we've got some real American royalty in town today - Robert F. Kennedy Jr., of the Waterkeeper Alliance - discussing Crown Town's coal ash issues, and since I got the title.


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