Centralia Burning Coal Mine |
Coral Caverns |
Coudersport Ice Mine |
Crystal Cave |
Franklin Court Underground Museum |
Indian Caverns |
Indian Echo Caverns |
Cave of Kelpius |
Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour |
Laurel Caverns |
Lincoln Caverns |
Lost River Caverns |
Meadowcroft Rockshelter |
Mines & Meadows ATV Riding Resort |
The No. 9 Mine & Museum |
Penn's Cave |
Pioneer Coal Mine Tunnel |
Seldom Seen Tourist Coal Mine |
Tour-Ed Mine |
Trough Creek |
Tytoona Cave |
Windber Coal Heritage Center |
The state of Pennsylvania is crossed diagonally by the Appalachian
Mountains and the Appalachian Plateau.
This mountains have a long history, the rocks are folded several times, so the
geological structure is very complicated.
The state has several caves but the complicated geology prevented really
On the other hand there are numerous valuable deposits, most important are the
anthracite coal fields at the eastern border of the state.
There are numerous show mines all over the state.
- Mine Cave or Yours?
- Pennsylvania Topographic & Geologic Survey
- Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Miners
by Rhea Malone.
- The Anthracite Coal Strike
- Anthracite Coal Mines and Mining,
by Rosamond D. Rhone.
From The American Monthly Review of Reviews, November, 1902.
- The Pennsylvania Coalfields,
a geologic map.
- A Coal Miner's Bride,
a book about coal miners in Pennsylvania.
- Kevin Joseph Patrick (2004):
Pennsylvania Caves and Other Rocky Roadside Wonders,
paperback, 224 pp, Stackpole Books, September 2004, ISBN: 0811726320.
- Caves of Pennsylvania
- York Dispatch - Cool caverns: Beat the heat with Pennsylvania cave tours