Leggetts Creek Breaker

Leggetts Creek Breaker

Leggetts Creek Breaker  Digitally Watermarked

Leggetts Creek Breaker

Photographer/Illustrator Year Repository
Horgan 1915 Anthracite Heritage Museum



Brief Chronology of Mining Developments

Year Month Day Comments
1863 Feb 17th Board of Managers approve an appropriation of $30,000 for shaft sinking
1864 Feb 16th Further appropriations approved - $75,000 for mine construction work and $13,000 to begin construction of a branch railroad to the mine
1865 May 2nd Final appropriations made - $70,000 to complete mine construction and $15,000 for the branch railroad
1872 - - The shaft was 340 ft deep to the G Vein
1872 - - The double breaker could prepare about 500 tons per day and was built directly over the shaft, which was the main mine opening


Production Statistics Table

Year Current Name Tonnage Mined Tonnage Shipped Employees Days Worked Operator
1866 Leggetts Creek (in with Von Storch) - - - - Delaware and Hudson
1867 Leggetts Creek - 76050 - - Delaware and Hudson
1868 Leggetts Creek (in with Von Storch) - - - - Delaware and Hudson
1869 Leggetts Creek - - - - Delaware and Hudson
1870 Leggetts Creek - - - - Delaware and Hudson
1871 Leggetts Creek - - - - Delaware and Hudson
1872 Leggetts Creek Colliery 162028 - 352 - Delaware and Hudson
1873 Leggetts Creek Colliery 136281 - 359 - Delaware and Hudson
1874 Leggetts Creek Shaft 136267 - 412 - Delaware and Hudson
1875 Leggetts Creek 169300 - 390 - Delaware and Hudson
1876 Leggett's Creek Shaft 87148 84523 406 134.5 Delaware and Hudson
1877 Leggetts Creek Shaft 91381 - 387 152 Delaware and Hudson
1878 Leggetts Creek Shaft 112379 - 415 142.5 Delaware and Hudson
1879 Leggetts Creek 120379 - 303 180.5 Delaware and Hudson
1880 Leggetts Creek 141391 - 346 185.25 Delaware and Hudson
1881 Leggetts Creek 137289 - 362 211.25 Delaware and Hudson
1882 Leggett's Creek Shaft 154398 - 379 235 Delaware and Hudson
1883 Leggetts Creek 163434 - 432 239.75 Delaware and Hudson
1884 Leggetts Creek Shaft 133532 - 412 198 Delaware and Hudson
1885 Leggetts Creek 158417 147462 415 182.5 Delaware and Hudson
1886 Leggett's Creek 165462 152676 464 193 Delaware and Hudson
1887 Leggetts Creek Shaft 193042 179105 448 238.3 Delaware and Hudson
1888 Leggetts Creek Shaft 173126 160702 428 222.5 Delaware and Hudson
1889 Leggetts Creek 187831 164217 467 232.5 Delaware and Hudson
1890 Leggetts Creek 186417 171424 461 213.25 Delaware and Hudson
1891 Leggetts Creek 180065 171852 377 220 Delaware and Hudson
1892 Leggetts Creek 207983 188805 508 243.25 Delaware and Hudson
1893 Leggetts Creek 226157 203185 496 224.25 Delaware and Hudson
1894 Leggetts Creek 199742 196778 506 185.5 Delaware and Hudson
1895 Leggetts Creek 236093 232510 505 227.75 Delaware and Hudson
1896 Leggetts Creek 214408 211240 523 207.75 Delaware and Hudson
1897 Leggett's Creek 218749 215294 522 206 Delaware and Hudson
1898 Leggett's Creek 221378 195762 335 190.25 Delaware and Hudson
1899 Leggetts Creek 211865 179221 537 192.75 Delaware and Hudson
1900 Leggetts Creek 207610 178042 553 171.5 Delaware and Hudson
1901 Leggetts Creek 311312 275406 649 226.5 Delaware and Hudson
1902 Leggetts Creek 190000 147709 687 131.75 Delaware and Hudson