How about a useless Anthracite info thread

PostBy: Richard S. On: Tue Jan 09, 2007 2:50 pm

LsFarm wrote:What vintage is your VanWert boiler?


Early 80's... Not sure when they went out of business but it was probably one of the last ones they made give or take a few hundred. :P
Richard S.
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Van Wert VA1200
Coal Size/Type: Buckwheat/Anthracite

PostBy: coaledsweat On: Tue Jan 09, 2007 9:40 pm

Looks like the Brits had a hundred years on us.

http://www.localhistory.scit.wlv.ac.uk/ ... gwood1.htm
coaledsweat
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 260M
Coal Size/Type: Pea

PostBy: coaledsweat On: Tue Jan 09, 2007 10:22 pm

Handy stuff if you want to run the blockade too.


http://nautarch.tamu.edu/projects/denbigh/Coal.htm
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And the future?

http://www.fossil.energy.gov/programs/p ... index.html
coaledsweat
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 260M
Coal Size/Type: Pea


PostBy: coaledsweat On: Sat Jan 20, 2007 8:10 pm

And anthracite won't blow up your battleship.

http://www.spanamwar.com/mainecoal.html

On the right you will see the location of about half of the world's anthracite reserves.


http://www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/deputate/minres/bmr/annualreport/2000/map_coal.pdf
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coaledsweat
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 260M
Coal Size/Type: Pea

PostBy: Yanche On: Sat Jan 20, 2007 11:17 pm

From the Energy Information Administration 2005 Annual Coal Report

For Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal 1.679 million tons total were mined. 0.271 million tons from underground mines and 1.408 million tons from surface. There were 68 mines with 691 employees.
Average Open Market Sales Price per ton $41

Total coal production was 1,131.5 million tons.

Full report is at: http://www.eia.doe.gov/cneaf/coal/page/acr/acr_sum.html

Download the pdf format using the link at the upper right of the page.

Lots of good info for you poor bituminous users too. :-)

Yanche
Yanche
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Alternate Heating Systems S-130
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite Pea

PostBy: Richard S. On: Sun Jan 21, 2007 3:10 am

Yanche wrote:Average Open Market Sales Price per ton $41



That's the mine price before it's processed.
Richard S.
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Van Wert VA1200
Coal Size/Type: Buckwheat/Anthracite

PostBy: coaledsweat On: Sun Jan 21, 2007 9:28 am

"Minimum order 250,000 tons", next?
coaledsweat
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 260M
Coal Size/Type: Pea