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Coal mine, Lehigh, N.D.
Coal mine, Lehigh, N.D.
TitleCoal mine, Lehigh, N.D.
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionView of a coal mining operation from an elevated position. A railroad car stands at center. There is a narrow smokestack on a stone building at left. The mine entrance can be seen just right of center. Piles of lumber and coal are in the foreground. Trees are in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Mining
Transportation
Subject (LCTGM)Railroad freight cars
Smokestacks
Lumber
Coal
Coal mining
Postcards
Stone buildings
Organization NamePittsburgh Coal Co. (Lehigh, N.D.)
Northern Pacific Railroad Company
LocationLehigh (N.D.)
Decade1900-1909
Item NumberB0750-09
Format of OriginalPostcards
Publisher of OriginalAmerican Import Co.
Place of PublicationMinneapolis (Minn.)
Transcription"Coal Mine, Lehigh, N. Dak."--Printed on front of postcard.
"So you have finally entered the contest. There wasn't any coupon in this week's paper, was there? Was at [illegible] for supper Saturday, at Newlander's for dinner yesterday, and at Sutu's for supper also last night - Willie was home. K. Had a wedding invitation today from Ada Kere from Port Arthur, but think I'll go. Miss Florence Phair, Crystal, N. Dak."--Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe first coal mine in Lehigh was founded by F. Reilly in the 1880s. After about 1900, the Pittsburgh Coal Co. took over operation of the mines.
Bibliographic ReferenceStark County Heritage and Destiny: Compiled and Edited for Stark County Historical Society. Taylor Pub. Co., Bismarck, N.D.: 1977, c1978. 8.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0750-09)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0750-09
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