Thickness of Bituminous-Coal and Lignite Seams at All Mines and Thickness of Overburden at Strip Mines in the United States in 1950 Page: 14
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DESCRIPTION OF DISTRICTS
(As defined in the Bituminous Coal Act of 1937)
District 1. Eastern Pennsylvania
The following counties in Pennsylvania: Bedford, Blair, Bradford,
Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Forest, Fulton,
Huntingdon, Jefferson, Lycoming, McKean, Mifflin, Potter, Somerset, Tioga.
Armstrong County, including mines served by the P. & S. R.R. on the
west bank of the Allegheny River, and north of the Conemaugh division of
the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Fayette County, all mines on and east of the line of Indian Creek
Valley branch of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.
Indiana County, north of but excluding the Saltsburg branch of the
Pennsylvania Railroad between Edri and Blairsville, both exclusive.
Westmoreland County, including all mines served by the Pennsylvania
Railroad, Torrance, and east.
All coal-producing counties in the State of Maryland.
The following counties in West Virginia: Grant, Mineral, and Tucker.
District 2. Western Pennsylvania
The following counties in Pennsylvania: Allegheny, Beaver, Butler,
Greene, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Washington.
Armstrong County, west of the Allegheny River and exclusive of mines
served by the P. & S. R.R.
Indiana County, including all mines served on the Saltsburg branch of
the Pennsylvania Railroad north of Conemaugh River.
Fayette County, except all mines on and east of the line of Indian
Creek Valley branch of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.
Westmoreland County, including all mines except those served by the
Pennsylvania Railroad from Torrance, east.
District 3. Northern West Virginia
The following counties in West Virginia: Barbour, Braxton, Calhoun,
Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Jackson, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia, Pleasants,
Preston, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Taylor, Tyler, Upshur, Webster, Wetzel,
That part of Nicholas County including mines served by the Baltimore &
Ohio Railroad and north.
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Young, W. H. & Anderson, R. L. Thickness of Bituminous-Coal and Lignite Seams at All Mines and Thickness of Overburden at Strip Mines in the United States in 1950, report, September 1952; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67062/m1/28/: accessed March 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.