Taylor Breaker

Taylor Breaker

Taylor Breaker  Digitally Watermarked

Taylor Breaker

Photographer/Illustrator Year Repository
Bunnell 1907 Syracuse University Library



Brief Chronology of Mining Developments

Year Month Day Comments
1854 - - lands conveyed by Moses Taylor, New York banker, to the Union Iron and Coal Company
1856 - - three shafts had been sunk with a combined production capacity of 100,000 tons per annum
1857 - - first shipments from Union Iron and Coal Company breaker
1857 - - start of breaker rebuilding
1857 - - fire destroyed the breaker
1858 - - mine abandoned after preliminary work on rebuilding breaker
1861 - - lands conveyed to Percy Pyne by Sheriff Van Loon
1866 - - lands conveyed to Steuben Coal Company at a price not exceeding $300,000
1867 Aug - Taylor shaft first opened
1868 Sep 18th first regular shipments from Taylor breaker
1902 Jul - start of production from washery
1910 - - construction of new concrete breaker


Production Statistics Table

Year Current Name Tonnage Mined Tonnage Shipped Employees Days Worked Operator
1857 Union Iron and Coal Company - 3798 - - Union Iron and Coal Company
1858 Union Iron and Coal Company 0 0 - - Union Iron and Coal Company
1859 Union Iron and Coal Company 0 0 - - Union Iron and Coal Company
1860 Union Iron and Coal Company 0 0 - - Union Iron and Coal Company
1861 Union Iron and Coal Company 0 0 - - Union Iron and Coal Company
1862 Mine Abandoned - - - - -
1863 Mine Abandoned - - - - -
1864 Mine Abandoned - - - - -
1865 Mine Abandoned - - - - -
1866 Taylor - - - - Steuben Coal Company
1867 Taylor - - - - Steuben Coal Company
1868 Taylor - - - - Steuben Coal Company
1869 Taylor - - - - Nanticoke Coal and Iron Company
1870 Taylor - - - - Nanticoke Coal and Iron Company
1871 Taylor - - - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1872 Taylor Drift - - 33 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1872 Taylor Shaft 159989 - 281 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1873 Taylor Colliery 159433 - 449 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1874 Taylor Shaft 124754 - 300 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1875 Taylor Drift - - - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1875 Taylor Shaft 157456 - 303 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1876 Taylor Shaft and Drift 103906 99406 351 149.5 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1877 Taylor Shaft 90073 - 357 130.5 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1878 Taylor Shaft and Slope 102398 - 353 152.5 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1879 Taylor Shaft and Drift 175837 - 383 266 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1880 Taylor Shaft and Drift 116845 - 379 170 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1881 Taylor Shaft and Drift 149358 - 366 228.25 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1882 Taylor Shaft 153846 - 374 236 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1883 Taylor Shaft and Drift 149787 - 403 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1884 Taylor Shaft and Drift 124118 - 416 175.5 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1885 Taylor 150603 143550 438 184.5 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1886 Taylor Shaft 186714 185732 454 209 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1887 Taylor Shaft and Drift 190120 183242 455 210.8 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1888 Taylor Shaft 221010 208864 472 231.2 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1889 Taylor 174356 162593 459 163.7 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1890 Taylor 190176 178333 448 196 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1891 Taylor 183004 172107 449 194.8 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1892 Taylor 180774 164904 440 182.1 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1893 Taylor Shaft and Drift 182248 171985 448 189.3 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1894 Taylor Shaft and Mine 168871 157962 453 160 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1895 Taylor Shaft and Drift 197878 185477 460 193.6 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1896 Taylor Shaft, Slope and Drift 153597 141672 453 148.4 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1897 Taylor 199620 185612 461 185.4 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1898 Taylor Shaft 211022 197825 449 183.8 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1899 Taylor 264631 249833 517 180 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1900 Taylor 265975 248315 614 157 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1901 Taylor 282174 258869 649 205 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1902 Taylor 202451 157745 640 132 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad