Pennsylvania Coal Company No. 14 Breaker

Pennsylvania Coal Company No. 14 Breaker

Pennsylvania Coal Company No. 14 Breaker  Digitally Watermarked

Pennsylvania Coal Company No. 14 Breaker

Photographer/Illustrator Year Repository
Unknown National Canal Museum



Brief Chronology of Mining Developments

Year Month Day Comments
1886 Aug 7th Start of production from the breaker
1886 Nov 18th The new breaker and all surrounding buildings burned down; it was believed to have started in the boiler room and the fire was subsequently communicated to the breaker
1888 - - A new tunnel 200ft. long was driven from the surface about 1 mile south of the No. 14 shaft.
1888 - - The coal from the new tunnel was of good quality and was transported by a small locomotive to No. 14 breaker, where it was prepared for market


Production Statistics Table

Year Current Name Tonnage Mined Tonnage Shipped Employees Days Worked Operator
1884 No. 14 Shaft 0 0 43 - Pennsylvania Coal Company
1885 No. 14 Shaft 0 0 0 0 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1886 Breaker No. 14 52567 52567 350 87 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1887 No. 14 Shaft and Slope 75404 75404 363 111 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1888 No. 14 Shaft and Slope 146946 146946 355 219.5 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1889 No. 14 Shaft and Slope 127388 127388 378 174.5 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1890 No. 14 Shaft 112855 112855 354 167 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1891 No. 14 Shaft 188246 182486 398 198 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1892 No. 14 Shaft and Tunnel 227883 220088 467 237 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1893 No. 14 Shaft and Tunnel 221391 212907 533 201.75 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1894 No. 14 Shaft and Tunnel 179296 170605 491 154.75 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1895 No. 14 Shaft and Tunnels 182416 170271 525 149.75 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1896 No. 14 Shaft and Tunnels 180117 168397 540 142 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1897 No. 14 shaft and tunnels 192729 181479 544 143.5 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1898 No. 14 shaft and tunnels 162851 152828 484 127 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1899 No. 14 Shaft and Tunnel 224914 213496 513 174.5 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1900 No. 14 Shaft and Tunnels 205880 197369 628 154.5 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1901 No. 14 Shaft and Tunnels 36554 34235 66 25.2 Pennsylvania Coal Company
1902 No. 14 Shaft and Tunnel 69092 66077 616 42.9 Pennsylvania Coal Company