Historic Map - Windber, PA - 1900

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View of Windber, Somerset County, P.A., 1900 / drawn & published by T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer.

This panoramic print of Windber, Pennsylvania was drawn by Thaddeus Mortimer Fowler and published by T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer in 1900. Windber was established in the late 1800's to house the coal miners of the Berwind-White Coal Company.

Coal from the north portion of Somerset County was not harvested until the 1880's, when the Somerset and Cambria branch of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was completed. The Berwind-White Company began to open mines in 1897 throughout the surrounding hills.

These mines were known as the Eureka mines and were numbered from about 30 to 40. The mines used state-of-the-art methods of extraction including strip, slope, shafting and drifting. The Berwind-White mines produced thousands of tons of coal yearly and employed much of the town.

The map from 1900 includes labeled streets, buildings, company mines and railroad routes. It features inset illustrations of Scalp Level, PA and the Windber Public Schools.

Features numbered & lettered references to the following locations:

  1. Public Schools.
  2. The Wilmore. W. G. Butts, Proprietor.
  3. Palace Hotel. A. M. Bloom, Proprietor.
  4. Grand Central. Thomas Lochrie, Proprietor.
  5. Hotel Maine. Emil Lipsher, Proprietor.
  6. Hotel Edelblute. J. O. Edelblute, Proprietor.
  7. Cambria House. Adam Wissinger, Proprietor.
  8. Somerset House. P. C. Cole, Proprietor.
  9. Windber Planing Mill Co.
10. W. T. Geddes Lumber Co.
12. Planing Mill. D. W. Schrecengost, Proprietor
13. Scalp Level Planing Mill. J. D. Shaffer, Proprietor.
14. Scalp Level Flouring Mill. L. S. Driggs, Proprietor.
15. Berwind-White Coal Mining Co. R. R. Shops.
16. P. R. R. Station.


30. Eureka Mine No. 30.
31. Eureka Mine No. 31.
32. Eureka Mine No. 32.
33. Eureka Mine No. 33.
34. Eureka Mine No. 34.
35. Eureka Mine No. 35.

 A. St. John���s Catholic Church.
 B. Greek Church.
 C. United Brethren Church.
 D. Swede Lutheran Church.
 E. Presbyterian Church.
 F. United Evangelical Church.
 G. Ev. Lutheran Church.
 H. German Baptist Church.


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