This is an early 1900s view of a Diamond Specialty Truck Wholesale,Wilkes Barre Pennsylvania, USA. Wilkes Barre was a center of the Anthracite Coal Mining industry in the 1800s to mid 1900s.Wilkes Barre was named the Diamond City because anthracite coal was known as Black Diamonds. Wilkes Barre is located in the North Eastern region of Pennsylvania in an area known as “The Wyoming Valley” and many businesses names were prefaced with the name Diamond. It is believed that the Diamond Specialty was a wholesale produce supplier.

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This is an early 1900s view of a Diamond Specialty Truck Wholesale,Wilkes Barre Pennsylvania, USA. Wilkes Barre was a center of the Anthracite Coal Mining industry in the 1800s to mid 1900s.Wilkes Barre was named the Diamond City because anthracite coal was known as Black Diamonds. Wilkes Barre is located in the North Eastern region of Pennsylvania in an area known as “The Wyoming Valley” and many businesses names were prefaced with the name Diamond. It is believed that the Diamond Specialty was a wholesale produce supplier.
Arthur Miller / Alamy Stock Photo
Image ID: P487HF
Location: Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA