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Steel, Railroads and Mines

Genealogy: Researching, Steel, Railroad and Mine Records

Pennsylvania played a prominent role in the steel, coal and rail industries of the United States. Very often persons immigrating to the United States found work in one of these industries. Information on these industries can help locate personnel records as well as help the researcher determine what area newspapers might assist their research.

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