Hyde Park Breaker

Hyde Park Breaker

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Hyde Park Breaker

Photographer/Illustrator Year Repository
Bunnell 1905 Syracuse University Library



Brief Chronology of Mining Developments

Year Month Day Comments
1856 Jun - approximately 150 acres of land purchased by Hyde Park Coal Company
1857 Apr 1st sale of interest of William Lewis (deceased) in contract with Hyde Park Coal Company for sinking the shaft and erecting the coal cracker, which at that time was partly constructed
1858 Jul - shipments of 323 tons made
1858 - - first shipments made
1861 - - sold at Sheriff's sale
1862 - - sold to Lackawanna Railroad Coal Department for $4500
1869 Dec - resumption of shipments after breaker rebuild
1869 - - breaker rebuilt
1874 - - mine idle July 1874 to March 1875


Production Statistics Table

Year Current Name Tonnage Mined Tonnage Shipped Employees Days Worked Operator
1858 Hyde Park Coal Co. - 14079 - - Hyde Park Coal Company
1859 Hyde Park Coal Co. - 35508 - - Hyde Park Coal Company
1860 Hyde Park - 51195 - - Hyde Park Coal Company
1861 Hyde Park Coal Co. - - - - Hyde Park Coal Company
1862 Hyde Park - - - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1863 Hyde Park - - - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1864 Hyde Park - - - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1865 Hyde Park 0 0 - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1866 Hyde Park 0 0 - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1867 Hyde Park 0 0 - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1868 Hyde Park 0 0 - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1869 Hyde Park - 258 - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1870 Hyde Park - 64606 - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1871 Hyde Park - 80233 - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1872 Hyde Park Colliery 104387 104386 290 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1873 Hyde Park Colliery 133893 133893 274 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1874 Hyde Park Shaft 44187 44187 279 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1875 Hyde Park 95283 95283 255 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1876 Hyde Park Shaft 9043 8765 270 13.25 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1877 Hyde Park Shaft - - 2 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1878 Hyde Park Shaft - - 5 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1879 Hyde Park Shaft - - - - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1880 Hyde Park Shaft 84952 - 324 152.3 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1881 Hyde Park Shaft 142670 - 313 240.5 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1882 Hyde Park Shaft 118950 - 322 223.5 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1883 Hyde Park Shaft 156085 - 371 - Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1884 Hyde Park Shaft 138681 - 393 180.3 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1885 Hyde Park 182261 177157 380 181.8 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1886 Hyde Park 142321 136565 289 183 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1887 Hyde Park Shaft 116700 112071 312 193.6 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1888 Hyde Park Shaft 149851 143686 335 220.9 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1889 Hyde Park 118134 109542 372 137.4 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1890 Hyde Park 143556 134933 357 204.7 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1891 Hyde Park 126388 117836 366 177 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1892 Hyde Park Shaft 151001 146811 377 172.5 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1893 Hyde Park 147005 142623 399 190.7 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1894 Hyde Park 97261 91616 399 125.4 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1895 Hyde Park Shaft 158010 151456 451 193.8 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1896 Hyde Park 147172 138885 452 165.9 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1897 Hyde Park 162233 154541 448 169.2 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1898 Hyde Park 170548 162749 463 198.2 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1899 Hyde Park 163504 152468 468 162 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1900 Hyde Park 232355 214541 509 200 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1901 Hyde Park 278131 252891 503 234 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad
1902 Hyde Park 159331 145184 534 137 Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad