Lansford, Pennsylvania: No. 9 Mine and Museum
A well-preserved Anthracite (coal) mine for you to explore. Closed in 1972, opened as an attraction in 2002. Ride in a coal car 900 feet beneath the surface.
- 9 Dock St., Lansford, PA
- Southwest edge of town. From US 209 turn onto Dock St.; the Museum and Mine are right there.
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- Worth a Detour
No. 9 Mine and Museum
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Unusual mine in that the doctor's office and the original mine elevator is still intact. Located just west of Jim Thorpe, PA, on Route 209. It is the most original and preserved Anthracite mine I've seen. Well worth the trip from local area and to get away from the routine tourist traps of the Poconos.
[michael hunter, 04/17/2004]
April 24, 2017
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