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Marvine Colliery, Oil House, West side Boulevard Avenue, between East Parker Street & Route 380, Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA

Marvine Colliery, Oil House, West side Boulevard Avenue, between East Parker Street & Route 380, Scranton, Lackawanna County, PA

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Significance: Marvine Colliery is important to local history for its relationship to the development of the Anthracite Mining Industry in northeast Pennsylvania, "The Anthracite Capital of the World" 1890-1930. The Oil House was important to the operations of the Marvine Colliery as a support structure. Its architecture is of the same style as Boiler House No. 2.
Survey number: HAER PA-183-E
Building/structure dates: 1898 Initial Construction

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Date

1969 - 1980
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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Scranton (Pa.)41.40897, -75.66241
Google Map of 41.408969, -75.66241219999999
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Library of Congress
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