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Building the Beehive Ovens in Vintondale

In 1906 Vintondale in Cambria County, PA was the scene of great activity with the construction of 152 coke ovens, coal tipples, mine buildings and other buildings related to the mining and coking of coal. Coke production continued into the 1940s and coal was mined here until 1968.