Von Storch Breaker

Von Storch Breaker

Von Storch Shaft  Digitally Watermarked

Von Storch Shaft

Photographer/Illustrator Year Repository
Johnson 1865 National Canal Museum



Brief Chronology of Mining Developments

Year Month Day Comments
1855 - - Shaft sinking commenced according to later Mine Inspectors' Report
1856 Jan 11th Pittston Gazette newspaper report states that two shafts were being sunk by Captain Martin to a depth of 200 ft or more
1858 Jul - Shipped 904 tons this month; no shipment records for 1857, so production must have started in the first half of 1858
1872 - - The breaker output averaged 650 tons per day
1872 - - The shaft was 550 ft deep to the Clark Vein and there was also a slope 1300 ft long


Production Statistics Table

Year Current Name Tonnage Mined Tonnage Shipped Employees Days Worked Operator
1858 Van Storck - 10098 - - Von Storch Coal Company
1859 Van Storch Coal Co. - 7819 - - Von Storch Coal Company
1860 Vonstorch (A. E. Albright) - 7275 - - Albright and Company
1861 Von Storch (Alb't) - 82897 - - Albright and Company
1862 D&H Providence Mines - 104075 - - Delaware and Hudson
1863 D&H Providence Mines - 122438 - - Delaware and Hudson
1864 D&H Providence Mines - 153371 - - Delaware and Hudson
1865 D&H Providence Mines - 134589 - - Delaware and Hudson
1866 Von Storch (+Leggetts Creek) - 208426 - - Delaware and Hudson
1867 Vonsbirch - 161670 - - Delaware and Hudson
1868 Von Storch (+Leggetts Creek) - 316301 - - Delaware and Hudson
1869 Von Storch - - - - Delaware and Hudson
1870 Von Storch - - - - Delaware and Hudson
1871 Von Storch - - - - Delaware and Hudson
1872 Von Storch Colliery 166481 - 416 - Delaware and Hudson
1873 Von Storch Colliery 168353 - 469 - Delaware and Hudson
1874 Von Storch Colliery 77339 - 476 - Delaware and Hudson
1875 Von Storch Slope - - 294 - Delaware and Hudson
1875 Von Storch Shaft 263516 - 257 - Delaware and Hudson
1876 Von Storch Slope 135611 130751 548 138.75 Delaware and Hudson
1877 Von Storch Shaft and Slope 159270 - 526 160.5 Delaware and Hudson
1878 Von Storch Slope and Shaft 164637 - 549 165.5 Delaware and Hudson
1879 Von Storch's Slope 275640 - 537 264.25 Delaware and Hudson
1880 Von Storch Slope 194181 - 534 188 Delaware and Hudson
1881 Von Storch Slope 237756 - 558 226.25 Delaware and Hudson
1882 Von Storch Mines 231595 - 556 235 Delaware and Hudson
1883 Von Storch 250267 - 575 242.75 Delaware and Hudson
1884 Von Storch 209450 - 573 203 Delaware and Hudson
1885 Von Storch 241539 220525 592 207.5 Delaware and Hudson
1886 Von Storch mines 236992 214029 600 199 Delaware and Hudson
1887 Von Storch Shaft and Slope 268182 246065 599 232.8 Delaware and Hudson
1888 Von Storch Shaft and Slope 288329 264794 615 250.5 Delaware and Hudson
1889 Von Storch Shaft and Slope 254758 232257 630 227 Delaware and Hudson
1890 Von Storch Shaft and Slope 267311 240794 628 223 Delaware and Hudson
1891 Von Storch Shaft and Slope 255983 240105 605 224.75 Delaware and Hudson
1892 Von Storch Shaft and Slope 263594 232987 613 229.75 Delaware and Hudson
1893 Von Storch Shaft and Slope 254274 214236 639 217.5 Delaware and Hudson
1894 Von Storch Shaft and Slope 210057 189550 599 176.3 Delaware and Hudson
1895 Von Storch Shaft and Slope 264285 226307 644 227 Delaware and Hudson
1896 Von Storch Shaft and Slope 227546 221875 644 221.25 Delaware and Hudson
1897 Von Storch Shaft and Slope 210674 206171 637 191 Delaware and Hudson
1898 Von Storch Shaft 219461 213664 621 187 Delaware and Hudson
1899 Von Storch 197668 172578 614 160 Delaware and Hudson
1900 Von Storch Shaft and Slope 210207 191521 626 179 Delaware and Hudson
1901 Von Storch 279942 245932 573 219 Delaware and Hudson
1902 Von Storch 159736 117385 659 123 Delaware and Hudson