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Massive coal breaker, Pennsylvania’s last, is coming down – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteMassive coal breaker, Pennsylvania's last, is coming downPittsburgh Post-Gazette“Outside of the mine, the breaker was the linchpin of the coal operation,” said John Fielding, a curator with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. “Without the breaker, anthracite coal wouldn't have been marketable. It wouldn't have been ...and more » Continue reading

Massive coal breaker, Pennsylvania’s last, is coming down – LancasterOnline

LancasterOnlineMassive coal breaker, Pennsylvania's last, is coming downLancasterOnline(AP) — When coal was king, its castle was the breaker — an imposing fortress that crushed, washed and sized billions of tons of Pennsylvania anthracite for use in factories, foundries and homes up and down the East Coast. Nearly 300 breakers loomed ...and more » Continue reading

Massive Coal Breaker, Pennsylvania’s Last, Is Coming Down – ABC News

Massive Coal Breaker, Pennsylvania's Last, Is Coming DownABC NewsWhen coal was king, its castle was the breaker — an imposing fortress that crushed, washed and sized billions of tons of Pennsylvania anthracite for use in factories, foundries and homes up and down the East Coast. Nearly 300 breakers loomed over the ...and more » Continue reading

Pulitzer-winning music a tribute to Pennsylvania coal miners – Charlotte Observer

Charlotte ObserverPulitzer-winning music a tribute to Pennsylvania coal minersCharlotte ObserverJulia Wolfe, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for music, poses for a portrait, Monday, April 20, 2015 in New York. Wolfe's “Anthracite Fields” was described by the judges as a “powerful oratorio for chorus and sextet evoking Pennsylvania coal-mining life ...and more » Continue reading

Pulitzer Winner for Music Found Inspiration in Pennsylvania Coal Mines – New York Times (blog)

NPRPulitzer Winner for Music Found Inspiration in Pennsylvania Coal MinesNew York Times (blog)That was the way toward Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, and the anthracite coal mining regions of Pennsylvania — which became the inspiration for her work. Her research led her to museums and mines and books, which helped her create a libretto from ...Wolfe's 'Anthracite Fields' wins Pulitzer for musicNew Jersey Heraldall 86 news articles » Continue reading