Berwind-White Mine 40 Historic District

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Berwind-White Mine 40 Historic District
Sand tank at Eureka No. 40.jpg
Sand tank at Eureka No. 40, March 1988
Berwind-White Mine 40 Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Berwind-White Mine 40 Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by the boney pile, Eureka No. 40 mine site, Scalp Level Borough line and Berwind-White Farmstead, Richland Township and Scalp Level, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°29′27″N 78°45′52″W / 40.49083°N 78.76444°W / 40.49083; -78.76444Coordinates: 40°29′27″N 78°45′52″W / 40.49083°N 78.76444°W / 40.49083; -78.76444
Area 194 acres (79 ha)
Built 1905-1941
Architectural style Other, Utilitarian industrial
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 92000392[1]
Added to NRHP April 28, 1992

Berwind-White Mine 40 Historic District is a national historic district located at Richland Township and Scalp Level in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 121 contributing buildings, 2 contributing sites, and 4 contributing structures. The district consists of a mine site and patch community associated with the Berwind-White Coal Mining Company's Eureka Mine No. 40, and developed between 1905 and the 1941. Notable buildings include over 100 two-story, frame miners' double housing, power house (c. 1906, 1929), drift openings, cleaning plant, motor barn (c. 1905, 1940s, 1970s), fan house, sand tank (c. 1928), railroad repair car shop (c. 1925-1930), and wash house (c. 1923, 1930, 1957).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[1]

Most of the Eureka No. 40 coal mine complex, except for the power house, was demolished in 2011-12.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Gerald M. Kuncio (January 1992). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Berwind-White Mine 40 Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08. 

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