Connellsville Coalfield
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The yellow section of this map highlights the Connellsville coalfield and red dots mark the coal towns.

Credit: Courtesy of Chris DellaMea,

The Connellsville coalfield was centered around the segment of the Pittsburgh seam that ran from Latrobe to Fairchance and was known as the "Nine Foot" or "Connellsville" seam. The coal was soft, easily mined, in a pure thick seam, and was nationally known as some of the finest high-volatile metallurgical coal in the world.

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