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1950S Mining Mine Railroad A Modern Coal Breaker In The

1950S Mining Mine Railroad A Modern Coal Breaker In The

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  • 19201929  Prices And Wages By Decade  Library

    19201929 Prices And Wages By Decade Library

    Prices and Wages by Decade 1920-1929. Compares wage rates and hours of work for the WWI and WWII eras focusing specifically on the manufacturing mining railroad printing and maritime industries as well as farm labor wages. Coal mining jobs - Hours and earnings 1919-1933. Coal mining

  • List Of Old English Occupations And Descriptions

    List Of Old English Occupations And Descriptions

    COAL BACKER Carried the sacks of coal from the coal barge to the coal wagons. A coal porter at ship docks COAL DRAWER Worked in the mines pushing or dragging the coal carts to the bottom of the pit COAL FITTER Conducts the sales between the owner of a coal pit and coal merchant COAL GETTER One employed in digging or in getting out by digging

  • General Information  Coal Mine  City Of Beckley

    General Information Coal Mine City Of Beckley

    Tour the underground mine visit the Coal Camp the Museum and the Gift Shop stocked with West Virginia items freshly made fudge in a variety of flavors. The hands-on exhibitions and underground coal mining tour offer wonderful opportunities for our visitors to learn explore interact and share

  • Essay Part Ithomas Dublin And Melissa Doak

    Essay Part Ithomas Dublin And Melissa Doak

    This retrospective explores the life and work of George Harvan of Lansford Pennsylvania a remarkable documentary photographer. The son of a Slovak-born miner Harvan spent over 50 years recording the work and community life of the last generation of underground miners in the anthracite region of northeastern Pennsylvania. This documentary record speaks to the resilience and dignity of men

  • Middle Of 1900S Witness To War Massacre Explosion

    Middle Of 1900S Witness To War Massacre Explosion

    Coal mining which had once seemed steady and dependable as an occupation no longer had the same luster. The Philadelphia Reading Coal Iron Co. alone closed 15 of its collieries in the 1930s

  • Miners Son Miners Photographer The Life And

    Miners Son Miners Photographer The Life And

    2001-3-30The New Deal and World War II provided the employment that drew George Harvan out of Lansford.In 1939 he began a two-year stint at a soil conservation camp run by the Civilian Conservation Corps on the Pennsylvania-Maryland border. He then worked for half-a-year at an air depot near Harrisburg Pennsylvania repairing and building planes as part of the nations preparedness campaign

  • New Uses Extraction Methods For Coal  News

    New Uses Extraction Methods For Coal News

    Coal Contractors Stockton mining operation is the largest single anthracite mine in the United States producing about 10 percent of the countrys coal. In 1917 100 million tons of

  • Wwwvl History United States History Labor History

    Wwwvl History United States History Labor History

    2005-11-30Coal Mining in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era 1891-1892 Coal Creek TN War and Disasters Capitalism and Socialism in the Emergence of Modern America The Formative Era l890s-l916 by Martin J. Sklar

  • The Best Labor Union Movies Of All Time

    The Best Labor Union Movies Of All Time

    Directed by Herbert Biberman Salt of the Earth is famous in film history because nearly everyone involved in making the movie was blacklisted by Hollywood as part of the Red Scare of the 1950s also known as the McCarthy Era for Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy. The film tells the story of a 1951 strike in New Mexico against a inc mining

  • The Mining Boom Ushistoryorg

    The Mining Boom Ushistoryorg

    Life in a Mining Town. Each mining bonana required a town. Many towns had as high as a 9-to-1 male-to-female ratio. The ethnic diversity was great. Mexican immigrants were common. Native Americans avoided the mining industry but mestios the offspring of

  • Familyimagescom Historical Homepage

    Familyimagescom Historical Homepage

    2013-2-6PA Coal Mining Anthracite Region Testing for Gas Inspection of Roof of Mine PA Coal Mining Bottom of Shaft 1000 Ft Below Surface PA Lewistown 1950s Railroad Station PA Lewistown Court House and Monument Color PA Nanticoke 1905s No 5 Coal Breaker Rotograph A5920

  • Would Being The Yardmaster At A Coal Marshalling

    Would Being The Yardmaster At A Coal Marshalling

    2020-4-5My whole Layout is one commodity. Iron ore. But for now there are five grades of ore. I use colored map pins to denote the various grades. You could do the same with coal as it can be classified into lump breaker shake fine or destination..lake or river or ocean. That would be a fun job as any yard is a fun job. Thomas Gasior

  • American Modern Art  2849 For Sale At 1Stdibs

    American Modern Art 2849 For Sale At 1Stdibs

    2020-6-4Shop our wide selection of American Modern art and other art from the worlds best galleries and artists on 1stdibs. Global shipping available. 1950s American Modern Art. Materials. Masonite Oil. View Full Details. A unique WPA era ink wash of the breaker slope at the construction site of a coal mine Chet La More was an American

  • N Scale Architect Craftsman Kits  N Scale Model

    N Scale Architect Craftsman Kits N Scale Model

    N Scale Architect Grover Cleveland Mine Kit The Grover Cleveland Mine is a composite of several small mining operations dating from the 1930s to the 1960s. These mines varied in the minerals that they produced ranging from coal to precious metals

  • Breaker Boys 1900  Shorpy Old Photos  Poster Art

    Breaker Boys 1900 Shorpy Old Photos Poster Art

    2020-6-5Joe Puma was a nipper later left the mine after he got married and lived a long life. Vance Palmer was a trapper but worked in a glass factory almost his whole adult life and died at the age of 50. Henry Sharp Higginbotham Shorpy was a greaser and died in a mining accident at the age of 32 his wife pregnant with their first child

  • History  Port Carbon Borough

    History Port Carbon Borough

    2020-6-5The Saint Clair Railroad yard complete with a modern roundhouse and turntable replaced the Readings Palo Alto Yard as the primary transshipment point for the regions anthracite coal wealth. The Saint Clair yard served the region until the early 1960s when a drop in the demand for anthracite forced the company to reduce and later close

  • Hudson Coal For Sale  Collectibles Online Daily

    Hudson Coal For Sale Collectibles Online Daily

    600508 Rapido - 530.00 600508 Rapido Cp Class H1d 4-6-4 Royal Hudson Cp 2852 Wcoal Tender Dccsound

  • Coal Mines Underground Stock Photos Coal Mines

    Coal Mines Underground Stock Photos Coal Mines

    The Moffat Breaker or Taylor Breaker as it was called was built by the Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad Company in 1915-16.The Moffat was the first all reinforced-concrete breaker containing 500000 feet of lumber for machinery bedding.In 1920 the W. Y. Moffat Coal Company acquired the Taylor Breaker.It was torn down around 1980

  • Railway Preservation News View Topic  Wanamie Pa

    Railway Preservation News View Topic Wanamie Pa

    2005-12-11Not sure I believe this next part or not but it was built new for DLW Coal Mining Department as 28 of all things for use at the Loomis Colly. It then went to Glenn Alden in 1921. It received a new boiler in 1949 from Vulcan. It was later renumbered as Wanamie Mine 9

  • The Coalcracker Bookshop A Coalcracker In The

    The Coalcracker Bookshop A Coalcracker In The

    Faces blackened by coal and helmet lamps lit by fire are no longer parts of the everyday lives of miners in the region. Early Coal Mining in the Anthracite Region is a journey into a world that was once very familiar. These vintage photographs of collieries breakers miners drivers and breaker boys illuminate the dark of the anthracite mines

  • Breaker Boys 1900  Shorpy Old Photos  Poster Art

    Breaker Boys 1900 Shorpy Old Photos Poster Art

    2020-5-23Joe Puma was a nipper later left the mine after he got married and lived a long life. Vance Palmer was a trapper but worked in a glass factory almost his whole adult life and died at the age of 50. Henry Sharp Higginbotham Shorpy was a greaser and died in a mining accident at the age of 32 his wife pregnant with their first child

  • A Walk Through The Rise And Fall Of Anthracite Might

    A Walk Through The Rise And Fall Of Anthracite Might

    2015-12-31A Walk Through the Rise and Fall of Anthracite Might Above the mine tunnels and shafts breaker buildings dominated the landscape of anthracite towns. The breakers squatted upon the hillsides and in the valley like enormous preying monsters eating of the sunshine the grass the green leaves wrote novelist Stephen Crane of his visit to

  • Pennsylvania Coal Mining History Disasters And Tours

    Pennsylvania Coal Mining History Disasters And Tours

    One of the worst mine disasters in the United States occurred at the Darr Mine in Westmoreland County on December 19 1907 when a gas and dust explosion killed 239 miners. Other major mine disasters in Western Pennsylvania include the Harwick Mine explosion of 1904 which claimed the lives of 179 miners plus two rescuers and the Marianna Mine Disaster of 1908 which killed 129 coal miners

  • West Pittston Heritage Trail  Pennsylvania  Alltrails

    West Pittston Heritage Trail Pennsylvania Alltrails

    Pagnottis Sullivan Trail Coal Co. purchased the land pumped out the water opened up two shafts and began mining coal again. They later erected a modern breaker in 1935 at a cost of more than 200000. The old breaker produced 1000 tons of coal with about 110 men while the new breaker put out 1500 tons with only six men