One of the things I find interesting is the dismantling of once proud operations like this mine. Below are a series of pictures taken over the past 2 years of Vesta number 5.
A giant thank you to coalcampusa.com for the first few pictures.
As always, click on the small picture to enlarge.
Below pictures from COAL CAMP USA
|Note the small building on the left, near the railing.|
Why I like Bing maps..... If you play w/ angles and distances, you get images taken at different times. In the second picture, you can see the deconstruction in progress.
|Metal skeleton of above building now|
|Entrance to the former Vesta #5 near Vestaburg, PA|
|Vesta #5 coal bridge remains|
|Vesta #5 remains of coal bridge. Vestaburg, PA in background|
There is a great Bing map/ birds eye picture here!
This is a nice before shot of the hut above HERE!
Click here to see what the area looked like THEN and compare now to the above panorama picture.
|On top of Vesta #5 waste dump|