This Ride Through An Old Coal Mine In Pittsburgh Will Take You Back In Time

Gain a new appreciation for the backbreaking work that coal workers did every day, including digging for coal with a simple pick then shoveling it into a nearby cart. Tours of this old coal mine in Pittsburgh provide a glimpse into the lives of the coal miners who helped keep the mine operating for decades.

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Tour an authentic old coal mine in Pittsburgh when you visit Tour-Ed Coal Mine and Museum. Try another authentic experience aboard the Kiski Rail Junction. Click here to learn more.