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Do you live near any of the thousands of abandoned mines

There could be hundreds, maybe even thousands, of old mines in the state that were abandoned in the 200 year history of mining in the state, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

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What Was Taken Out of the Mines in Mineral Ridge?

Aug 25, 2011· Mineral Ridge, Trumbull County, Ohio . . . was a center of coal and iron mining in the early nineteenth century.” History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches (p.95) has many details about the Mineral Ridge coal and blackband iron belt, and how the deposits were formed.

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Trumbull County / 35-78 Mineral Ridge Remarkable Ohio

The land now called Mineral Ridge was primarily a farming community before the 1850s. In the 1830s, coal was discovered and mining began on a small scale. For years, it was believed that the coal seam sat on top of a layer of slate, which was considered to be of little worth.

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Ohio’s abandoned coal mines undercut homes,roads

Workers started the mine in the early 1900s and cleared vast coal deposits over several decades. Like more than 99 percent of coal mines in eastern Ohio,it was eventually abandoned. After the mine closed in 1960,Sugarcreek grew and dozens of new homes were built. Today,nearly 2,200 people live in the town about 100 miles northeast of Columbus.

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The History Blog » Blog Archive » The Fraterville Mine

A not as sad Welsh miner story. The little town of Mineral Ridge Ohio was a coal mining town, the Welsh came to work the mines. They noticed that the rock was layered similar to how it was back home. The black hard rock over top of the coal that was considered waste, was a form of iron ore in

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“Giant Shovel on I-70”Ohio Strip Mine Fight: 1973 The

May 31, 2017· Hanna became one of the major players in the Eastern and Southeastern Ohio coalfields for many years. By the 1950s at Duncanwood, Ohio, near Cadiz in Harrison County, Hanna had a complex of offices and shop buildings, and also a major coal processing center at its giant Georgetown complex of coal mines, tipples, and railroads.

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OHIO GENEALOGY EXPRESS Trumbull County History

The first coal shipped from Mineral Ridge to Cleveland was shipped in 1857 from the mines of Rice, French, Cook & Co. The coal of this region has always maintained a good reputation, and is especially adapted for rolling-mill purposes, and the generation of steam as well as for house fuel.*

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Interactive map of mines in Ohio American Geosciences

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Mines of Ohio map is a joint product of the Division of Mineral Resources and the Division of Geological Survey. The interactive map provides the locations and types of active mining operations for coal and industrial minerals across the state of Ohio. Also shown are surface affected areas, their reclamation status, and abandoned

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Trumbull County 1899 Ohio Historical Atlas

Maps in this atlas contain names of the property owners. For the names of residents living in the dwellings in many counties, consult atlases published by either Directory Service Company or Farm and Home Publishers when available in the database. For a full list of all published atlases of this area, browse the collection by state.

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Mining For Valley Coal

Aug 14, 2010· Books which tell about valley coal mining: 20th Century History of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Ohio Sanderson History of the Western Reserve Upton History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties Williams L. B. Ward, Niles, iron Mineral Ridge coal, and black-band iron ore. Harris, Maurer & Co., Mineral Ridge, calcined black-band

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“Giant Shovel on I-70”Ohio Strip Mine Fight: 1973 The

May 31, 2017· Hanna became one of the major players in the Eastern and Southeastern Ohio coalfields for many years. By the 1950s at Duncanwood, Ohio, near Cadiz in Harrison County, Hanna had a complex of offices and shop buildings, and also a major coal processing center at its giant Georgetown complex of coal mines, tipples, and railroads.

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Mineral Ridge Railroad TCHS

As the coal played out in the mines and the kidney ore was used up, black band ore was discovered in the old coal mine shafts, so here was another source of ore that lasted for some time .In 1857 Jonathan Warner had some mining operations at Mineral Ridge and in 1860 he partnered with James Wood to build the “Ashland Furnace” there.

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The Knowledge Bank at The Ohio State University Ohio

The first coal mined at Mineral Ridge occurred in the year 1835, the mines being opened at Coal Run, on the land of Michael Ohl. In 1833 Roger Hill, a Pennsylvanian, who had formerly mined coal in Beaver County, of that State, moved to Mineral Ridge. He pointed out a coal bed to Mr. Ohl, which, on being opened, proved to be four feet thick.

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The History Blog » Blog Archive » The Fraterville Mine

A not as sad Welsh miner story. The little town of Mineral Ridge Ohio was a coal mining town, the Welsh came to work the mines. They noticed that the rock was layered similar to how it was back home. The black hard rock over top of the coal that was considered waste, was a form of iron ore in

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Mineral Ridge Black Band Ore Historical Marker

Aug 18, 2018· In the 1830s, coal was discovered and mining began on a small scale. For years, it was believed that the coal seam sat on top of a layer of slate, which was considered to be of little worth. In the mid-1850s, however, John Lewis, superintendent of the Mineral Ridge Coal Mines, identified what was previously thought to be slate as valuable black

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William H. Warner Cuyahoga County, OH

W. H. Warner was reared at Youngstown, attended public schools there, and finished his education in the old Western Reserve College at Hudson, Ohio. His father operated furnaces and coal mines at Mineral Ridge, Ohio, and it was in this way that William H. Warner became permanently interested in the coal

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Girard History Girard Free Library

The area around Girard contained all the necessary raw materials, iron ore,coal, and limestone. Some of these materials were brought in by train from nearby locations such as Mineral Ridge. Others were mined right in the Girard area. Coal mines were dug in the hillside on the west side of the river valley.

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Mining For Valley Coal

Aug 14, 2010· Books which tell about valley coal mining: 20th Century History of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Ohio Sanderson History of the Western Reserve Upton History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties Williams L. B. Ward, Niles, iron Mineral Ridge coal, and black-band iron ore. Harris, Maurer & Co., Mineral Ridge, calcined black-band

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Southeast Ohio Coal Industry and History OHGen

For a wonderful illustrated history of the Ohio Coal Industry, contact the Division of Geological Survey, 614-265-6576 to order a copy of Douglas L. Crowell's "History of Coal Mining" book. I dedicate this section to my (and my husbands) hardworking fathers and ancestor grandfathers who worked in the Hocking Valley Coal Mines in Southeastern Ohio

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Trumbull County 1874 Ohio Historical Atlas

These antique maps and atlases are part of the Historic Map Works, Residential Genealogy™ historical map collection, the largest digital collection of rare, ancient, old, historical, cadastral and antiquarian maps of its type. Read about the collection. Browse entire collection.

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Western Reserve chronicle. [volume] (Warren, Ohio) 1855

Western Reserve chronicle. [volume] (Warren, Ohio) 1855-1921, July 23, 1862, Image 1, brought to you by Ohio History Connection, Columbus, OH, and the National Digital Newspaper Program.

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MINE SUBSIDENCE MAHONING VALLEY Ohio State

that has plagued the area since 1977. Coal mining thrived in this area from the mid to late 18001 s and the mines were loc­ ated in the Sharon #1 coal. The objective was to study mine subsidence in the Mahoning Valley which led to a study of the history and geology of coal min­ ing in the area.

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Historical markers arrive in Mineral Ridge News, Sports

WEATHERSFIELD– The Mineral Ridge Historical Society has received two Ohio Historical Society markers that have been placed near the gazebo off state Route 46 and at Kerr Cemetery off Salt

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Western Reserve chronicle. [volume] (Warren, Ohio) 1855

The Mineral Ridge R- .R. bridge at Kiles, was seriously damaged by the ice and flood Saturday evening, in the Mahoning. The new Sunday train on the Mahoning R. R- leaves Cleveland in the morning and returns in the even ing. It carries the mail. The necessary papers for the ex tension of the corporate limits of this town have been filed with the

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