Klondike Coalfield Map
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There is a yellow section of this map that outlines the Klondike coalfield. Coal towns are marked with a red dot and RR's are indicated with color coded lines.

Credit: Courtesy of Chris DellaMea,

Klondike coalfield opened around 1900 to mine a rich, thick section of the Pittsburgh seam. Klondike field coal was shipped by barge on the Monongahela River, which gave this field an advantage over rail-dependent fields such as Connellsville.

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