DENBO, PA (VESTA NO. 6)

Pennsylvania coal mine
Concrete-lined haulageway in the Vesta No. 6 coal mine. (1920s image from a "Keystone Coal Catalog")

Denbo Pennsylvania
Latter day scene in Denbo, Pa. (Aug. 2002 image by author)


The biggest section of the Denbo patch for housing the miners of Jones & Laughlin Steel Co.'s Vesta No. 6 mine there. (Aug. 2002 image by author)


Another scene from the Denbo patch town. (Aug. 2002 image by author)

Pennsylvania coal patch town
Vesta No. 6, along the Monongahela River. Apparently nothing remains from the Vesta No. 6 coal mine, just the patch houses. (Apr. 2009 image by author)

Jones & Laughlin Steel coke plant
Coke from the Vesta mines was barged down the Monongahela River to Jones & Laughlin Steel's giant beehive coke plant in the Hazlewood neighborhood of Pittsburgh, shown here. (Circa 1908 Mines and Minerals image via Google Books)


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