Coal Quality From Lehigh

Coal Quality From Lehigh

PostBy: Hank On: Fri. Jan. 01, 2010 8:59 am

Happy New Year! First off this is a great site. I have enjoyed reading eveyones comments on here for a few years now. I have been burning hard coal for about 25 years now and for the most part have enjoyed it. I live about 2 hours west of the hard coal region and would like anyones opinion on coal from a company called Lehigh. Mu supplier normally has either Sherman, Reading or I believe Hudson. This time around he told me he was able to pick up some coal from Lehigh. Any thoughts?
Hank
 

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Re: Coal Quality From Lehigh

PostBy: Rob R. On: Fri. Jan. 01, 2010 5:12 pm

I assume your supplier is talking about "LC&N", or Lehigh Coal & Navigation Company. We got a tractor trailer load from them this year, based on what I've burned so far the quality has been excellent.
Rob R.
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: EFM DF520
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Hitzer 50-93
Coal Size/Type: Lehigh Rice
Other Heating: Dad's 1953 EFM Highboy

Re: Coal Quality From Lehigh

PostBy: CoalHeat On: Fri. Jan. 01, 2010 6:45 pm

This was briefly discussed here before:
LC&N coal quality
I know of 2 people who got substandard coal from them. LC&N is one of the great old time coal companies, it has a long history.
http://lehighanthracite.com/
I prefer not to buy from them, but I am biased towards real deep mined anthracite. I need to know that when I travel a few hundred miles for a truckload of coal that I am bringing home the best.

CoalHeat
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: 1959 EFM 350
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Harman Magnafire Mark I
Baseburners & Antiques: Sears Signal Oak 15 & Andes Kitchen Range
Coal Size/Type: Rice and Chestnut
Other Heating: Fisher Fireplace Insert

Re: Coal Quality From Lehigh

PostBy: hophead On: Mon. Jan. 04, 2010 11:21 am

Not a very good shovel man they have. Looks like a rookie.
hophead
 
Stove/Furnace Make: efm520

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