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Quehanna Bibliography


Geographic names

  • Karthaus 15 min. quadrangle
  • Devils Elbow 7.5 min. quadrangle
  • Clearfield County
  • Covington Township
  • (Karthaus Township – not the correct township but frequently referred to as)
  • Riddle Road
  • Reactor Road
  • Meeker Run (which feeds into-)
  • Mosquito Creek (which feeds into-)
  • West Branch Susquehanna River (which feeds into-)
  • Chesapeake Bay [watershed]

Other names

  • Quehanna
  • Curtiss-Wright Nuclear Research Laboratory of the Pennsylvania State University
  • Permagrain , Inc.



  • Devils Elbow quadrangle, PA 7.5 minute series
  • Karthaus quadrangle, PA 15 min. series
  • View aerial photos topos online at MSR Maps
  • Search the CAT under “Quehanna, PA Maps”


  • Devils Elbow quad (in Atlas of Preliminary Geologic Quads of PA)
  • Engineering characteristics of the rocks of PA (describes the geologic formation) (QE157.E58 no.1)
  • Browse the CAT subject headings under “Geology Pennsylvania Clearfield County”
  • Search the GeoRef and GEOBASE databases



  • Quehanna Site Facility Cleanup Project (Internet Archive)
  • Federal Register announcement (Internet Archive)
  • Decommissioning Plan for the Quehanna, Pennsylvania Site
    This document and others related to the site are available in the NUREG Adams database. Search for "Quehanna".
  • Research general vertical file. [archival material]. from the Pennsylvania State University Libraries Archives GVF/1997- 0013-07U
  • Nearby towns’ newspapers: Dubois Courier-Express, The Progress (Clearfield)
  • Soil Survey of Clearfield County (Life Sciences Library)