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Pennsylvania coal mine tipples

Becher, Bernd

Pennsylvania coal mine tipples

by Becher, Bernd

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Published by Dia Center for the Arts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal mines and mining -- Pictorial works,
  • Photography, Artistic

  • Edition Notes

    Catalogue for an exhibition held at the Dia Center for the Arts, New York, December 14, 1989 - June 21, 1991.

    StatementBernd & Hilla Becher.
    GenrePictorial works.
    ContributionsBecher, Hilla., Dia Center for the Arts (New York, N.Y.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[ca. 99 p. of plates] :
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15560106M
    ISBN 100944521231
    LC Control Number91075616
    OCLC/WorldCa24790862

    Jerome is a census-designated place (CDP) in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United population was as of It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Metropolitan Statistical is part of the municipality of Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, as are the nearby towns of Davidsville, Thomas Mills, Tire . Preservation Pennsylvania deemed the coal tipple eligible due to potential of physical deterioration. In a press release, they described the tipple as the following.

      The western end bordered the New York & Cleveland Gas Coal Company's Delmont No. 1 Mine at White Valley. The northern border of the mine was the Turtle Creek Branch Of The Pennsylvania Railroad, where the tipple was located. The No. 3 Mine was north of the tracks. The mine had two entrances. Bituminous or Soft Coal Mine and Tipple in Western Pennsylvania: Description: Soft coal is found mostly in Western Pennsylvania, and in many counties, almost every farm has its own coal mine: Type/Era: Postcard, Linen: Publisher: Curt Teich & Co. Size (approx.): " x " (9 x 14 cm) Categories: US State & Town Views/Pennsylvania/Other Seller Rating: % positive.

    Sterling Silver Souvenir Spoon Scranton, Pennsylvania Coal Breaker Contactless Porch Pick-up (PPU) 10 Mile/Hayes area - close to I All items are listed on other sites (PPOS). Shipping possible, please reach out to ask. A coal breaker is a coal processing plant which breaks coal into various useful sizes. Restaurants near Seldom Seen Tourist Coal Mine: ( mi) Thirsty Dawg Taverne ( mi) The Park Avenue Pub ( mi) Hastings Beaver Street Cafe ( mi) Hubcaps Pizza ( mi) Sheetz; View all restaurants near Seldom Seen Tourist Coal Mine on Tripadvisor $4/ TripAdvisor reviews.


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This book is devoted to the wooden mineheads of the eastern regions of Pennsylvania. When many mines were forced to close during the Great Depression, jobless miners built clandestine mines in the wooded Appalachian foothills. Bernd and Hilla Becher photographed the Pennsylvania Coal Mine Tipples in –75 and – - Explore Jeff's board "Coal Tipples" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Coal, Coal mining, Appalachia pins. Coal Mining Accidents in Western Pennsylvania. One of the worst mine disasters in the United States occurred at the Darr Mine in Westmoreland County on Decemwhen a gas and dust explosion killed miners.

Other major mine disasters in Western Pennsylvania include the Harwick Mine explosion of which claimed the lives of miners plus two rescuers and the Marianna Mine. Ancient photo of loaded mine cars waiting to be dumped into the tipple, shown in the background, at Pennsylvania Coal & Coke Corp.'s No.

21 mine. Pennsylvania Coal & coke, headquartered in Cresson, marketed their coal under the "Pardee" and "Webster" trade names. (Circa "Keystone Coal Catalog" image via Google Books).

Mining in Pennsylvania was a well regulated industry after the Avondale mine disaster in Details of mining accidents, fatal and nonfatal, can be found in the volumes of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Mine Inspector ations began in and continues today; however, the reports are only genealogically useful until the ’s.

Preview our Spring catalog, featuring more than new books on art, photography, design, architecture, film, music and visual culture. DIA ART FOUNDATION Bernd & Hilla Becher: Pennsylvania Coal Mine Tipples. This book is devoted to the wooden mineheads of the eastern regions of Pennsylvania.

When many mines were forced to close during the Great Depression, jobless miners built clandestine mines in the wooded Appalachian foothills.

In the valleys large investments were needed to mine the anthracite coal from deep shafts. Irwin Gas Coal Company opened the Irwin No. 3 and 4 mines and the coal mining village of Elrico circa Both mines had their own tipples - one on each end of Elrico.

This company had other mines in Westmoreland and Fayette Counties, as well. The coal mines at Elrico were closed in December March image by author. Elrico "coal. Buy Pennsylvania Coal Mine Tipples by Becher, Bernd (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. A collection of 99 duotone images of wooden mineheads of the eastern regions of Pennsylvania. The Bechers are famous for their artist books. They were teacher of Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, Candida Höfer, Thomas Struth etc. See also: Martin Parr, The Photobook, vol 2, page /).

Condition is very good with only some very minor traces of use. No names or. Bernd & Hilla Becher: Pennsylvania Coal Mine Tipples by Bernd Becher, Hilla Becher. Dia Center for the Arts, Hardcover. Good/Good. Library-discharged large hardcover and dust jacket in excellent condition: typical library markings, otherwise unmarked with slight handling.

The DJ is protected by a mylar cover, which is taped inside the boards. Gene Gillette Digs Into Bay County Coal Mines, Comes Up With Book Romantic Era of Miners, Mules and Tipples Recalled in Museum Presentation a former miner from Pennsylvania, found coal in the sand hills near the Rifle River in Arenac County.

Coal was sorted at the tipple at the mouth of the mine and rail cars or horse drawn wagons. German text. Becher’s haunting photographs of the clandestine mines built in the foothills, by jobless miners, to harvest small coal deposits using wooden mineheads or “tipples, after the Great Depression forced the closure of the existing mines.

A near fine copy in dust jacket. $ The newest book by the authors of Water Towers, Blast Furnaces, and Pennsylvania Coal Mine Tipples, Gas Tanks continues the Becher tradition of stunning formal photography of industrial structures. Coal was brought from the mine in jimmies and then dumped at the top of the breaker onto screens with varying hole sizes that separated the coal from some of the dirt.

Crushers were then used to break up the coal to fall through the holes in the screen to chutes below that carried the coal into the heart of the breaker. These 15 Rare Photos Show Pennsylvania’s Coal Mining History Like Never Before. Pennsylvania’s rich coal mining history dates back centuries to the late s and boomed between and After the boom, the industry began a steady decline that continues to the present day.

A coal breaker is a coal processing plant which breaks coal into various useful sizes. Coal breakers also remove impurities from the coal (typically slate) and deposit them into a culm coal breaker is a forerunner of the modern coal preparation plant.

Generally speaking, a coal tipple was typically used at a bituminous coal mine, where removing impurities was .Published since the s this report contains production statistics, mine names, locations, owner information, and accident statistics.

Prior to the mids the reports for anthracite and bituminous coal were produced by separate agencies; therefore early reports for bituminous coal are available as part III "Industrial Statistics" of the Annual Report of the Bureau of.

Westmoreland Enters the Picture. InWestmoreland incorporated in Pennsylvania and began mining coal at its Lehigh Mine. Westmoreland’s Virginia story does not begin until andwhen Dr. Wentz of Stonega Coke and Cole became a major shareholder in Westmoreland.