Coal Cars Loading at McIntyre Tipple
tipple, railroad cars were filled with coal and were then transported to markets and sold.
During World War II, coal was a vital natural resource used in the war effort. Indiana County coal statistics for the war years, by date and tonnage follows:
Clarence D. Stephenson, Indiana County, 175th Anniversary
History, vol. 2
(Indiana, Pennsylvania: Halldin Publishing, Company, 1989), 559.
Photo: courtesy Ed Swan collection.