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The Clearfield Bituminous Coal Corp.'s store at Commodore, Pennsylvania survives as the Green Township Community Center. At the time this photograph was taken, the building hadn't functioned as a company store for 50 years. (Mar. 2006 image by author)


When the Clearfield Bituminous Coal Corporation constructed the Commodore patch in 1920, the chose to build the houses of pressed blocks like they did earlier at the nearby company towns of Clymer and Barr Slope. (Mar. 2006 image by author)


Yet another type of home construction at Commodore. (Mar. 2006 image by author)


While the workers' housing and company store survive at Commodore, no sign of the coal mining complex is visable. (Mar. 2006 image by author)


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