Marvine Breaker

Marvine Breaker

Old Marvine Breaker  Digitally Watermarked

Old Marvine Breaker

Photographer/Illustrator Year Repository
Unknown Anthracite Heritage Museum



Brief Chronology of Mining Developments

Year Month Day Comments
1872 May - Mine first opened
1872 Dec - Shaft down 155 ft to the Diamond Vein by the end of the year
1872 Dec - Breaker construction in progress
1886 Sep 13th Mine cave over 8 acres north-west of shaft
1886 Sep 13th Disaster following the cave - 8 men lost their lives, being suffocated by mine gas, as a result of the ventilation being cut off by the fall of roof


Production Statistics Table

Year Current Name Tonnage Mined Tonnage Shipped Employees Days Worked Operator
1872 Marvine Shaft 0 - 59 - Delaware and Hudson
1873 Marvine Shaft 0 - 34 - Delaware and Hudson
1874 Marvine 0 - 34 - Delaware and Hudson
1875 Marvine - - - - Delaware and Hudson
1876 Marvine Shaft - - - - Delaware and Hudson
1877 Marvine Shaft 13789 - 189 35.5 Delaware and Hudson
1878 Marvine Shaft 32387 - 6 84.8 Delaware and Hudson
1879 Marvine Shaft 183234 - 339 238.75 Delaware and Hudson
1880 Marvine Shaft 152954 - 340 190.25 Delaware and Hudson
1881 Marvine Shaft 165627 - 328 231.5 Delaware and Hudson
1882 Marvine Shaft 149522 - 382 231 Delaware and Hudson
1883 Marvine 172538 - 388 238.75 Delaware and Hudson
1884 Marvine Shaft 154834 - 408 205 Delaware and Hudson
1885 Marvine 185432 172912 417 206.5 Delaware and Hudson
1886 Marvine 157075 144555 380 185 Delaware and Hudson
1887 Marvine Shaft 202076 189556 398 242.5 Delaware and Hudson
1888 Marvine Shaft 203563 190788 412 254.5 Delaware and Hudson
1889 Marvine 176582 157774 427 229 Delaware and Hudson
1890 Marvine 192154 173904 400 222.5 Delaware and Hudson
1891 Marvine 185803 174305 427 221.5 Delaware and Hudson
1892 Marvine 219633 200798 440 238.25 Delaware and Hudson
1893 Marvine 219633 200145 455 238.25 Delaware and Hudson
1894 Marvine 167887 166199 461 181.75 Delaware and Hudson
1895 Marvine 210063 232510 505 227.75 Delaware and Hudson
1896 Marvine 264293 262194 544 212.5 Delaware and Hudson
1897 Marvine 288960 286784 582 207.25 Delaware and Hudson
1898 Marvine 301749 278166 698 192.25 Delaware and Hudson
1899 Marvine 323820 298248 631 212.75 Delaware and Hudson
1900 Marvine 276149 251947 668 182.25 Delaware and Hudson
1901 Marvine 332244 304678 699 225 Delaware and Hudson
1902 Marvine 200942 176582 676 143.25 Delaware and Hudson