Minersville Coke Ovens

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Minersville Coke Ovens
Minersville Coke Ovens.jpg
Looking west down a line of coke ovens, the ruins in September 2014
Minersville Coke Ovens is located in Pennsylvania
Minersville Coke Ovens
Nearest city Pennsylvania Route 913, 1 mile (1.6 km) east of Coalmont, Carbon Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°13′00″N 78°11′03″W / 40.21667°N 78.18417°W / 40.21667; -78.18417Coordinates: 40°13′00″N 78°11′03″W / 40.21667°N 78.18417°W / 40.21667; -78.18417
Area 13 acres (5.3 ha)
Built 1875
Governing body Private
MPS Industrial Resources of Huntingdon County, 1780--1939 MPS
NRHP Reference # 90000401[1]
Added to NRHP March 20, 1990

Minersville Coke Ovens is a historic set of coke oven site located at Carbon Township in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. The property includes the remains of beehive and Mitchell coke ovens, the pillars and remains of the tipple, the foundation remains of the supply house, engine and power house, substation and hoist house, blacksmith and machine shop, railroad rights of way and the Gordon Mine. In 1925, the property had 90 beehive ovens and 67 uncompleted Mitchell ovens.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1]


  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 Deborah L. Suciu (November 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Minersville Coke Ovens" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-01.