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Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Lansford

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LANSFORD, a borough of Pennsylvania, in Carbon co. It is on the Lehigh and New England railroad. It is the center of an important coal mining region and its industries include the manufacture of silk goods, shirts, garage supplies, etc. Power is supplied from a large electric power plant in the neighborhood. Pop. (1910) 8,321; (1920) 9,625.