Cairnbrook Historic District

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Cairnbrook Historic District
Loyalhanna Coal and Coke Company Office, Cairnbrook.jpg
Loyal Hanna Coal and Coke Company Office, 1992
Cairnbrook Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Cairnbrook Historic District
Cairnbrook Historic District is located in the US
Cairnbrook Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by the Penn Central RR tracks, McGregor Ave., Windber Ave. and John St., Cairnbrook, Shade Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°07′20″N 78°48′59″W / 40.12222°N 78.81639°W / 40.12222; -78.81639Coordinates: 40°07′20″N 78°48′59″W / 40.12222°N 78.81639°W / 40.12222; -78.81639
Area 50 acres (20 ha)
Built 1912
Architectural style Prairie School, Other, Company Housing
MPS Bituminous Coal and Coke Resources of Pennsylvania MPS
NRHP Reference # 94000523[1]
Added to NRHP June 3, 1994

Cairnbrook Historic District is a national historic district located at Shade Township in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 132 contributing buildings and 8 contributing structures. It encompasses an area developed by the Loyal Hanna Coal and Coke Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1912 and 1920. It includes the remaining extant mine resources and the archaeological remains of the mine. They consist of workers' housing, a variety of commercial and social buildings, and a modern draft entry mine with accompanying extractive buildings and structures. Notable buildings include the motor barn, supply house, electric substation, and Loyal Hanna Coal and Coke Company Office (1914). The mine operated until 1958.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Carmen DiCiccio (October 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Cairnbrook Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08. 

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