Pyne Breaker

Pyne Breaker

Pyne Breaker  Digitally Watermarked

Pyne Breaker

Photographer/Illustrator Year Repository
Jones? 1889 Hagley Library



Brief Chronology of Mining Developments

Year Month Day Comments
1870 Nov - Start of mine construction
1874 Jan 12th Production commenced
1874 - - The main shaft was 302 ft deep to the Clark Vein
1874 - - Owing to the imperfect nature of the coal in the vicinity the breaker had to be of large size to prepare the coal properly for market
1889 - - The mine was considered to be a model development for its time in terms of improvements until the newer generation of breakers came along in the late 1880's


Production Statistics Table

Year Current Name Tonnage Mined Tonnage Shipped Employees Days Worked Operator
1872 Pyne Colliery 0 - 59 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1873 Pyne Colliery 0 - 58 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1874 Pyne Shaft 43749 - 151 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1875 Pyne Shaft 128386 - 257 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1876 Pyne Shaft 97607 93804 305 129.5 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1877 Pyne Shaft 99198 - 288 131 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1878 Pyne Shaft 109513 - 297 153 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1879 Pyne Shaft 198570 - 331 261 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1880 Pyne Shaft 148222 - 373 170.8 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1881 Pyne Shaft 167667 - 338 219.5 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1882 Pyne Shaft 181082 - 355 231 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1883 Pyne Shaft 185016 - 369 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1884 Pyne Shaft 148193 - 372 180.25 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1885 Pyne 172101 166368 364 182.4 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1886 Pyne 174135 166996 396 182 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1887 Pyne Shaft 206477 197346 405 203.2 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1888 Pyne Shaft 193928 185059 445 183.5 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1889 Pyne 164816 151107 432 150 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1890 Pyne 170045 156611 399 186.8 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1891 Pyne 176421 164889 407 189.7 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1892 Pyne 192381 180783 432 185.1 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1893 Pyne 200337 191396 420 188.6 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1894 Pyne 196660 187730 466 169.3 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1895 Pyne Shaft and Slope 213687 201985 490 191.2 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1896 Pyne Shaft and Slope 236198 224268 500 177.5 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1897 Pyne 280860 269066 562 176.9 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1898 Pyne 317307 305214 633 185.9 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1899 Pyne 388488 374101 669 192 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1900 Pyne 340472 326251 682 181 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1901 Pyne 444715 427775 694 230 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1902 Pyne 249462 238082 713 121 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad