Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Steam Train – Your Anthracite ...

GPS: 2001 Walnut St. Mailing: 19th Oak Sts. Ashland, Pennsylvania, 17921 email 570-875-3850

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Mine Tour

Pioneer Tunnel is a horizontal drift mine. Its level tunnel runs 1800 feet straight into the

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Scenic Train Ride

Here, in days gone by, monstrous steam shovels ripped out millions of tons of coal

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Admission

Coal Mine Tour Total for Both Tours $ 5.50 $ 7.00 $12.50. 7th Grade through High

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Food Fun

The Meal Deals, named for the coal veins of Pennsylvania, include a Sandwich, Large

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Winter Train Walk Ashland, PA Six train displays, 50’s Room with Elvis other 50’s

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Gift Shop

The Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine souvenir and gift shop offers a unique variety of gifts,

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About Us

Pioneer Tunnel is owned and operated by Ashland Community Enterprises, a non

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FAQs

The coal mine tour is not affected by the weather. The steam train runs in the rain

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Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Steam Train (Ashland) - 2021 ...

The Pioneer Tunnel Coal mine tour is an excellent glimpse into the coal mining industry. It gives you an appreciation for those people past an present who do this type of work. The tour guides are fantastic! They are willing and able to answer questions.

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Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine in Pottsville, PA with Reviews ...

Find 2 listings related to Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine in Pottsville on YP. See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine locations in Pottsville, PA.

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Directions – Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Steam Train

2001 Walnut Street, Ashland, PA 17921 Then follow the “Coal Mine” sign to Pioneer Tunnel – 1 block Use the directions below to reach Route 61 North or Route 54 East. From 61 North, go to Ashland,turn left onto 20th Street;

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Exploring the History of PA's Coal Fields at the Pioneer ...

2017-7-5  Over the last 50+ years, the Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine and Steam Train has delighted visitors to this Schuylkill County borough. Located on a small rise above town and adjacent to Higher Ups Park, visitors can take a ride into this old coal mine and ride a steam train along the old rail line.

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Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Tour, Ashland, Pennsylvania

The Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine has one considerable tourist advantage: it's flat, drilled straight into the side of Mahanoy Mountain. Visitors sit in mine cars and are hauled a third of a mile into the mountain, an experience that is both satisfyingly claustrophobic and reassuringly similar to a creaking, jolting ride through a carnival Spook House.

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Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Ashland, PA 17921 - 81 Reviews ...

2021-6-11  Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Ashland, PA 17921 - 81 Reviews and Photos - Restaurantji Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine $ • Hot Dogs, Burgers, Tours

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Go 400 Feet Underground At Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine In ...

2021-8-1  Climb aboard an open mine car for your guided tour that will take you 400 feet below the ground. Facebook/Pioneer Tunnel. Run by a "battery-operated mine motor," the historic mine car will allow you to feel as the miners did many years ago. Facebook/Pioneer Tunnel. Once you arrive underground, you'll get out of the mine car and begin your tour ...

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2016-3-29  Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine, looking S - near southern end of main tunnel, at the top of the Pottsville Formation, just below the base of the Llewellyn Formation. The Little Buck Mountain Coal bed is indicated by the small white sign. It is the top-most coal bed in the Pottsville.

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2020-11-12  Climb aboard an open mine car, powered by a battery motor, that will take you 1,800 feet into the side of Mahanoy Mountain. Once you enter the mine, you’ll get out for more of your tour. Facebook/Pioneer Tunnel. The 35-minute tour includes a colorful narrative of the history of the coal mine, where miners mined anthracite coal

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Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Tour, Ashland, Pennsylvania

Eastern Pennsylvania has thousands of deadly old coal-holes, but it wasn't until 1962 that the town of Ashland decided to shore up the timbers, sweep out the dead rats, and open this one as an attraction. The Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine has one considerable tourist advantage: it's

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Visit Pioneer Tunnel in Pennsylvania's Americana Region

In the summer of 1962, the Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine officially opened for visitors, though work continued on the buildings and trains throughout the next few months. This gave people the chance to tour a real coal mine in Pennsylvania and learn what life was like for those working underground. Over the last 50+ years, the Pioneer Tunnel Coal ...

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Historical society members enjoy Pioneer Tunnel tours ...

2021-7-22  Pottsville, PA ... a private anthracite coal history lesson to members of the Schuylkill County Historical Society during a visit to the Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Steam Train, Ashland, on ...

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Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Ashland, PA 17921 - 81 Reviews ...

2021-6-11  Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine $ ... Pottsville. American, Pubs, Barbeque. Ashland, Pennsylvania. Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine. 19th Street Oak Street, Ashland, PA 17921 (570) 875-3850 Website Suggest an Edit Update menu. Nearby Restaurants. Fabrizio's Italian Restaurant Pizza - 1609 Centre St.

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Pioneer Tunnel’s new tour to show inspection routine ...

2018-7-6  Pottsville, PA ... walks through Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine showing his daily mandated inspection Friday at the tourist attraction in Ashland. The new tour, “Pre-Shift Experience,” underway.

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Pioneer Tunnel set to reopen with coronavirus measures ...

2020-6-24  Pottsville, PA ... ASHLAND — The Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine and Steam Train will open for the 2020 season Monday with restrictions in place because of the coronavirus pandemic.Staff members were ...

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Pioneer Tunnel, Ashland, PA. 7,922 likes 91 talking about this 13,431 were here. Tourist attraction located in Ashland, PA. Coal Mine Tour Steam Train Ride.

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Go 400 Feet Underground At Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine In ...

2021-8-1  Climb aboard an open mine car for your guided tour that will take you 400 feet below the ground. Facebook/Pioneer Tunnel. Run by a "battery-operated mine motor," the historic mine car will allow you to feel as the miners did many years ago. Facebook/Pioneer Tunnel. Once you arrive underground, you'll get out of the mine car and begin your tour ...

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2016-3-29  Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine, looking S - near southern end of main tunnel, at the top of the Pottsville Formation, just below the base of the Llewellyn Formation. The Little Buck Mountain Coal bed is indicated by the small white sign. It is the top-most coal bed in the Pottsville.

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Go On A Fun Tour At Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine In

2020-11-12  Climb aboard an open mine car, powered by a battery motor, that will take you 1,800 feet into the side of Mahanoy Mountain. Once you enter the mine, you’ll get out for more of your tour. Facebook/Pioneer Tunnel. The 35-minute tour includes a colorful narrative of the history of the coal mine, where miners mined anthracite coal

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2014-7-16  Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Steam Train, Tourism. 19th Oak Streets Ashland, PA 17921. (570) 875-3850

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2021-8-1  Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Steam Train. , Ashland. Pioneer Tunnel is a tourist attraction located in Ashland, PA. The tourist attraction has a coal mine tour, steam train ride, a gift shop, and food shop. The Coal Mine Tour is described as a horizontal drift mine. Its level tunnel runs 1800 feet straight into the side of the Mahanoy Mountain.

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Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Ashland, PA 17921 - 81 Reviews ...

2021-6-11  Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine $ ... Pottsville. American, Pubs, Barbeque. Ashland, Pennsylvania. Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine. 19th Street Oak Street, Ashland, PA 17921 (570) 875-3850 Website Suggest an Edit Update menu. Nearby Restaurants. Fabrizio's Italian Restaurant Pizza -

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“The Pioneer” – Ashland’s Pioneer Colliery in 1864 ...

2019-1-5  The colliery’s workings later came under the control of the Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company. Pioneer Tunnel, now operated as a mine tour in Ashland, was named for the original colliery that sat just east of the tunnel’s opening. A Google Maps view looking the site of the Pioneer Colliery on the southwest edge of Ashland.

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Pioneer Tunnel’s new tour to show inspection routine ...

2018-7-6  Pottsville, PA ... walks through Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine showing his daily mandated inspection Friday at the tourist attraction in Ashland. The new tour, “Pre-Shift Experience,” underway.

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Disappointing - Review of Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine

2021-8-22  Review of Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Steam Train. Interesting place to learn about the history of coal mining - the good (eg communities), the bad (eg child labor), and the heartbreaking (eg a coal seam that’s been burning underground for 50+ years). The guides are very knowledgeable and had fascinating stories that appealed to kids adults ...

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Pioneer Tunnel, Ashland, PA. 7,922 likes 91 talking about this 13,431 were here. Tourist attraction located in Ashland, PA. Coal Mine Tour Steam Train Ride.

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