Coal breakers and tours

Coal breakers and tours

PostBy: stoker-man On: Wed Jun 24, 2009 3:34 pm



184 Schwenks Road Hegins Pa 17938. closed Saturdays until after labor day
160 a ton picked up 12.4 % to 14% ash content burns hot Red & white Ash 13.800 btu per lb



145 a ton Picked up Low ash coal 6 to 7 % Red ash 13.400 BTU per lb



140 a ton ash content 10 to 11% red & white ash 13.500 btu per lb



160 to 170 a ton 9.5 to 10% Ash content white ash little red ash 13.200 btu per lb


155 a ton 9 to 10 % ash content white & red ash 13.300 btu per lb



150 a ton ash content 12% Red ash burns hot 13.600 btu per lb

Coal tours # 9 mine first then the Pioneer tunnel

http://no9mine.tripod.com/

http://www.pioneertunnel.com/home.shtml


http://www.nvds.com/coalmine.html
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http://www.lackawannacounty.org/attractions_coal.asp
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stoker-man
 
Hand Fed Coal Boiler: 1981 efm wcb-24 in use 365 days a year
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite/Chestnut
Other Heating: Hearthstone wood stove

Re: Coal breakers and tours

PostBy: 009to090 On: Wed Jun 24, 2009 7:28 pm

Thanks Stokerman. I'll be at the No. 9 mine on Friday. Got a bunch of family visiting, and it should be a good outing.
009to090
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM 520 HighBoy
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: DVC-500 x 2
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite Rice

Re: Coal breakers and tours

PostBy: stoker-man On: Wed Jun 24, 2009 7:53 pm

Thanks to coal berner for the list
stoker-man
 
Hand Fed Coal Boiler: 1981 efm wcb-24 in use 365 days a year
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite/Chestnut
Other Heating: Hearthstone wood stove