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Hecla No. 2 Coal Mine (United States)


In ca.1888 William K. Thaw had leased thousands of acres of coal lands in Mt. Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County. A company was formed and know as the Thaw and Dorsey Coal and Coke Company. This company built Hecla No. 1 Mine & Coke Works, at Hecla (Southwest), Mt. Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania in ca.1882, Hecla No. 2 Mine & Coke Works, at Trauger, Mt. Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania in ca.1888 and Hecla No. 3 Mine & Coke Works, east of Hecla No. 1 Mine, Hecla (Southwest), Mt. Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania in ca.1902. Thomas Laird was the general superintendent. The company name was changed in ca.1889 to The Hecla Coke Company, led by Thomas Laird. [url]http://patheoldminer.rootsweb.ancestry.com/trauger.html[/url]

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