Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine
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Tours into an actual coal mine; souvenirs; locomotive ("loki") ride around the mountain.
The Tunnel affords visitors an opportunity to learn how anthracite coal is mined. Visitors ride into the Tunnel on mine cars rebuilt to carry passengers; the motive power is provided by an electric mine motor. Deep inside the Tunnel, guests alight from the cars to follow their guides as they give an…
The Pioneer Tunnel and Coal mine features a mine tour and original steam engine train ride sure to please railway enthusiasts of all ages! Don't overlook the nearby mining museum!
Pioneer Tunnel is a horizontal drift mine. Its level tunnel runs 1800 feet straight into the side of the Mahanoy Mountain. Ride in open mine cars. Steam train ride too! Take a sweater!