Chasing the Coal

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by 32dgrz, Nov 11, 2020.

  1. JB2

    JB2 Dirt Of The Earth

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    Well done sir! Much like reading a report by @Sod Buster . Nice history lesson. I often come across old foundations along railways that seem to have no history. Unfortunately finding information about them is next to impossible unless you run into an old-timer who knew what was there.
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  2. BrockEvan

    BrockEvan Brock Warwick Supporter

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    Great stuff, thanks!
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  3. live2ridetahoe

    live2ridetahoe BSN, RN, CEN, TCRN, MICN Supporter

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    Very cool RR!! Thanks for taking us along.

    Tahoe
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  4. Otroo

    Otroo Adventurer

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    Great trip report
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  5. MotoRana

    MotoRana MotoRana

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    Very cool RR! I live in Chester County, PA and we are not far from PA coal country and few miles each way to Reading and Bethlehem. Lots of historic steel mill towns and coal mining towns to explore.

    thank you for taking us along on the journey!
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  6. ncroadtoad

    ncroadtoad No Use to Society Supporter

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    I found the link on the CB5X/RR thread. Excellent job, I enjoyed it.
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  7. motometal

    motometal i like motorcycles

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    Thanks for putting this together. Also we have to mention Wilcox park, I rode there as a kid, was so used to flat Iowa and my first trip there was an eye opener. Had tracks and mx races every Saturday night. Closed in the 90s I believe due to liability concerns. This is just down the road from the OHV park near Bussey, similar terrain. I think Wilcox was actually more fun.
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  8. Jonnyspeed

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  9. edstoll

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    Thanks! This gives me another place nearby to explore. Nice bike. I love my500x.
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  10. 32dgrz

    32dgrz Been here awhile

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    I received permission to do some looking around. These are of the town of Consol. IMG_2415.jpg IMG_2418.jpg IMG_2419.jpg

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  11. 32dgrz

    32dgrz Been here awhile

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    Safe from the company store Bucknell

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    Foundation for company office Bucknell


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  12. 32dgrz

    32dgrz Been here awhile

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    Shower house at Bucknell mine #19


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  13. popscycle

    popscycle Fahren Away Super Supporter

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    Really good stuff! Thanks for keeping this going!!
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  14. svo_jon

    svo_jon Been here awhile

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    Neat old buildings!

    Thanks
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