Storrs Breaker

Storrs Breaker

Storrs Breaker  Digitally Watermarked

Storrs Breaker

Photographer/Illustrator Year Repository
Bunnell 1905 Lackawanna Historical Society



Brief Chronology of Mining Developments

Year Month Day Comments
1880 - - Mine construction commenced in the latter part of the year. The initial aim was to sink the shaft about 300 ft to the Big Vein
1880 - - According to Benjamin Hughes, the shaft was made large (10' by 40') to minimise friction in the upcast ventilation compartment
1882 - - The intention was now to sink to a depth of 416 ft. The Big Vein had been reached at 285 ft and gangways were being driven


Production Statistics Table

Year Current Name Tonnage Mined Tonnage Shipped Employees Days Worked Operator
1881 Storrs Shaft 0 0 - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1882 Storr's Shaft - - 24 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1883 Stowe Shaft 0 0 187 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1884 Storrs Shaft 0 0 13 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1885 Storrs 0 0 8 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1886 Storrs shaft 0 0 29 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1887 Storrs Shaft 3000 0 35 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1888 Storrs Shaft 3000 - 100 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1889 Storrs 14231 6593 190 25.4 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1890 Storrs 109174 101514 433 148.5 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1891 Storrs 264588 243053 771 174.3 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1892 Storrs 331994 318206 845 184 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1893 Storrs 399520 382136 886 193.6 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1894 Storrs Nos. 1, 2 and 3 403323 386306 916 175.4 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1895 Storrs 463015 436036 1062 192 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1896 Storrs 476936 443896 1088 183.2 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1897 Storrs 478485 444845 1070 179.6 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1898 Storrs 519217 474933 1142 178.8 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1899 Storrs 622706 593190 1183 219.5 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1900 Storrs 556985 527696 1190 201.9 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1901 Storrs 609309 579185 1238 221.1 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1902 Storrs 382908 353846 1206 133.8 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad