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History of Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA

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Carbondale, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA

Carbondale is a city in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States. Carbondale is located approximately 15 miles due northeast of the city of Scranton in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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  • 1829: The Delaware and Hudson Gravity Railroad from Carbondale to Honesdale began operations on October 9, 1829. This was the first commercially successful railroad to operate in America.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1831: The first deep underground anthracite coal mine in America was opened in Carbondale just West of the Seventh Avenue crossing on the Delaware & Hudson tracks.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • News 1846 - THE ACCIDENT AT CARBONDALE.
    We have some further details relative to the accident in the coal mines at Carbondale, of which we gave a short account on Wednesday. The Wayne Co....Read MORE...


  • 1851: Carbondale was incorporated as a city in Luzerne County on March 15, 1851, making it the oldest city (the "Pioneer" city) in what later became Lackawanna County, and the fourth oldest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1854 - Carbondale
    Carbondale, a city of Luzerne county, Pennsylvania, is situated at the head of Lackawanna valley, and near the source of the Lackawanna river, 30...Read MORE...


  • News 1872 - FATAL MINING DISASTER. THE LACKAWANNA BREAKER BLOWN DOWN AND BURNED -- FIVE PERSONS KILLED AND ANOTHER NOT EXPECTED TO LIVE.
    From Our Own Correspondent.

    Scranton, Tuesday, April 2, 1872.

    To prevent an accident in or about a coal mine is almost an impossibility....Read MORE...


  • News 1890 - FATAL CRASH AT A SWITCH
    Three Men Killed and Several Others Injured in a Wreck.

    A frightful wreck occurred on the New York, Ontario and Western Railroad, at seven o'clock ...Read MORE...


  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    North Church Street Showing Baptist Church
    Postcard
  • 1895 - Carbondale
    Carbondale, a city of Lackawannaco, Pa., situated on the Lackawanna River, near the north end of the Lackawanna Valley, 16 miles N.N.E. of Scranton,...Read MORE...


  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    Sixth Avenue and City Hall, Carbondale, Pa.
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    North Main Street and Hotel Harrison
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    Memorial Park, Carbondale, Pa.
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    North Main Street, from Salem Avenue
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    St. Rose Church
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    North Main Street and Harrison Hotel, 1908
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    Trinity Episcopal Church, 1909
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    Birds Eye View of Carbondale, Pa.
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    Emergency Hospital and Nurses Home
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    Delaware and Hudson Seventh Avenue Station
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    First M.E. Church, 1910
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    Emergency Hospital and Nurses' Home, Carbondale, Pa.
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    North Main Street
    postmarked 1912
    Postcard
  • 1916
    Carbondale, a city of Lackawanna co., Pa., situated on the Lackawanna River, near the north end of the Lackawanna Valley, and on the Delaware and...Read MORE...


  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    Elkview Country Club, Crystal Lake, Carbondale, Pa.
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    First National Bank
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    Powderly Colliery Hudson Coal Company
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    Presbyterian Church and Methodist Church
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    Main Street
    postmarked 1938
    Postcard
  • Carbondale,  Pennsylvania, USA
    Catholic Youth Center
    Postcard
  • News 1942 - Flood
    In Tioga County, to the north, swiftly-moving waters inundated cellars and homes in Wellsboro.

    Weissport, Carbon County, reported 10 feet of water ...Read MORE...




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North Church Street Showing Baptist Church
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Memorial Park, Carbondale, Pa.
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Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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Sixth Avenue and City Hall, Carbondale, Pa.
Postcard

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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North Main Street and Hotel Harrison
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Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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North Main Street, from Salem Avenue
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Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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St. Rose Church
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North Main Street and Harrison Hotel, 1908
Postcard

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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Trinity Episcopal Church, 1909
Postcard

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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Emergency Hospital and Nurses' Home, Carbondale, Pa.
Postcard

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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Birds Eye View of Carbondale, Pa.
Postcard

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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Emergency Hospital and Nurses Home
Postcard

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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Delaware and Hudson Seventh Avenue Station
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Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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First M.E. Church, 1910
Postcard

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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North Main Street
postmarked 1912
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Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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Elkview Country Club, Crystal Lake, Carbondale, Pa.
Postcard

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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First National Bank
Postcard

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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Powderly Colliery Hudson Coal Company
Postcard

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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Presbyterian Church and Methodist Church
Postcard

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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Main Street
postmarked 1938
Postcard

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, USA
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Catholic Youth Center
Postcard
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  • 1829: The Delaware and Hudson Gravity Railroad from Carbondale to Honesdale began operations on October 9, 1829. This was the first commercially successful railroad to operate in America.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1831: The first deep underground anthracite coal mine in America was opened in Carbondale just West of the Seventh Avenue crossing on the Delaware & Hudson tracks.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • News  1846 - THE ACCIDENT AT CARBONDALE.
    We have some further details relative to the accident in the coal mines at Carbondale, of which we gave a short account on Wednesday. The Wayne Co.... Read MORE...

  • 1851: Carbondale was incorporated as a city in Luzerne County on March 15, 1851, making it the oldest city (the "Pioneer" city) in what later became Lackawanna County, and the fourth oldest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 - Carbondale
    Carbondale, a city of Luzerne county, Pennsylvania, is situated at the head of Lackawanna valley, and near the source of the Lackawanna river, 30... Read MORE...

  • News  1872 - FATAL MINING DISASTER. THE LACKAWANNA BREAKER BLOWN DOWN AND BURNED -- FIVE PERSONS KILLED AND ANOTHER NOT EXPECTED TO LIVE.
    From Our Own Correspondent.

    Scranton, Tuesday, April 2, 1872.

    To prevent an accident in or about a coal mine is almost an impossibility.... Read MORE...

  • News  1890 - FATAL CRASH AT A SWITCH
    Three Men Killed and Several Others Injured in a Wreck.

    A frightful wreck occurred on the New York, Ontario and Western Railroad, at seven o'clock ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Carbondale
    Carbondale, a city of Lackawannaco, Pa., situated on the Lackawanna River, near the north end of the Lackawanna Valley, 16 miles N.N.E. of Scranton,... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Carbondale, a city of Lackawanna co., Pa., situated on the Lackawanna River, near the north end of the Lackawanna Valley, and on the Delaware and... Read MORE...

  • News  1942 - Flood
    In Tioga County, to the north, swiftly-moving waters inundated cellars and homes in Wellsboro.

    Weissport, Carbon County, reported 10 feet of water ... Read MORE...

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