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Patch houses at Mentcle, Pennsylvania, one of the later patch towns to be constructed in Indiana County. Mentcle was built by Bethehem Steel in the 1920s. (Sep. 2005 image by author)


Another style of company built houses on the other side of the road. (Sep. 2005 image by author)


Ruins of the boiler house. (Sep. 2005 image by author)


A fan house sitting on top of an airshaft. (Sep. 2005 image by author)


The wash house remained in fair condition. (Sep. 2005 image by author)


Another view of the wash house. (Sep. 2005 image by author)


The Mentcle mine closed down around 1960. (Sep. 2005 image by author)


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