Dodge Breaker

Dodge Breaker

Dodge Breaker  Digitally Watermarked

Dodge Breaker

Photographer/Illustrator Year Repository
Bunnell 1905 Syracuse University Library



Brief Chronology of Mining Developments

Year Month Day Comments
1867 Apr - Mine construction began
1868 Sep 22nd First shipments
1868 - - The main shaft was about 300 ft deep and the air shaft was about the same
1878 - - Idle during this year
1889 - - The Lackawanna Railroad had prevented details of the mine workings near the Dodge from being shown on the 2nd Pennsylvania Geological Survey Mine Sheets
1889 - - Locomotives had recently been brought in to move coal from the shaft to the breaker which was more than 400 yards away
1889 - - Like other Lackawanna Railroad mines there were two weigh scales, one at either end of the breaker, so railroad cars could be weighed both empty and loaded and the precise weight of coal determined


Production Statistics Table

Year Current Name Tonnage Mined Tonnage Shipped Employees Days Worked Operator
1868 Dodge - - - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1869 Dodge - - - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1870 Dodge - - - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1871 Dodge - - - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1872 Dodge Colliery 158940 - 305 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1873 Dodge Colliery 180727 - 308 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1874 Dodge Colliery 101663 - 312 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1875 Dodge 158935 - 309 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1876 Dodge Shaft 92120 88881 302 138.5 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1877 Dodge Shaft 596 - 13 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1878 Dodge Shaft - - 9 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1879 Dodge Shaft 17435 - 271 35 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1880 Dodge Shaft 107836 - 333 173 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1881 Dodge Shaft 140917 - 310 230.75 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1882 Dodge Shaft 137515 - 331 233 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1883 Dodge Shaft 136516 - 326 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1884 Dodge Shaft 113240 - 298 176.5 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1885 Dodge 151444 145979 339 182.2 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1886 Dodge 153063 148053 330 180 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1887 Dodge Shaft 154058 148932 323 195 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1888 Dodge Shaft 167261 159222 333 207.9 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1889 Dodge 132246 124720 349 146.8 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1890 Dodge 167333 153775 367 184.8 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1891 Dodge 173889 162265 384 191.7 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1892 Dodge 167695 155868 387 185.8 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1893 Dodge 169767 157775 401 185.1 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1894 Dodge 156728 144767 417 178.1 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1895 Dodge Shaft 173947 161592 424 193.6 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1896 Dodge Shaft 177148 164983 432 179.2 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1897 Dodge 196662 182711 440 172 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1898 Dodge 219228 206691 463 185.8 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1899 Dodge 242561 228652 468 210 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1900 Dodge 201899 190380 500 173 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1901 Dodge 168658 156356 532 145 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1902 Dodge 192428 188250 577 184 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad