2008 Steam Town Meet and Greet for Forum Members

Re: 2008 Steam Town Meet and Greet

PostBy: Chris Murley On: Tue May 20, 2008 8:08 pm

i dont care, lets continue to drive the dunmore no.2 gangway in there......... not sure how lackawanna county would feel about that, and then we would have to bring msha in and............
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Re: 2008 Steam Town Meet and Greet

PostBy: lincolnmania On: Wed May 21, 2008 9:40 am

what they dont know wont hurt em lol
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Re: 2008 Steam Town Meet and Greet

PostBy: Devil505 On: Wed May 21, 2008 1:13 pm

I had hoped to come to the Meet & Greet at the end of this month but I just found out I am back in Atrial Fibrillation ( a heart electrical abnormality that causes the heart to work less efficiently) & have a Cardiologist appt. on 5/30. I'm a bit disheartened (no pun intended) as I just had a successful "Cardioversion" done 2 weeks ago which got me back into Sinus (Normal) heart rhythm but I reverted back. I've had this AFib problem off & on for the last few years & am on Coumadin (blood thinner) for life. Have fun & have a few beers on me!! :lol:
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Re: 2008 Steam Town Meet and Greet

PostBy: coal berner On: Wed May 21, 2008 1:55 pm

Chris Murley wrote:i dont care, lets continue to drive the dunmore no.2 gangway in there......... not sure how lackawanna county would feel about that, and then we would have to bring msha in and............

Msha We don't need no stinking Mash They screwed enough up in the Anthracite industry :x They don't know the differents Between Bituminous Mining and Anthracite Mining as far as Rules & Regulations go You know where I am going with this ;)
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Re: 2008 Steam Town Meet and Greet

PostBy: mike On: Wed May 21, 2008 9:35 pm

I should be at the mine tour now too. I had my weekends crossed and thought it was this coming weekend. Between getting ready for the No.9's picnic and buying mining equipment ( for future use :D ) I'm pretty busy this coming saturday.
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Re: 2008 Steam Town Meet and Greet

PostBy: Flyer5 On: Fri May 23, 2008 11:28 pm

Sunday June 1st is Tunkhannock airports fly in breakfast as well. Usually a lot to see .The airport is only about 10miles from the Myo Beach . Oh yea in case it hasen't been mentioned watch your speed through the towns ,the police are out in full force the last few weeks . Dave
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Re: 2008 Steam Town Meet and Greet

PostBy: coal berner On: Tue May 27, 2008 7:29 am

So How Many Forum & Family Members do we have coming in for the Coal Mine Steamtown Tour And of Course The Business Meeting on The River :?:
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Re: 2008 Steam Town Meet and Greet

PostBy: Richard S. On: Tue May 27, 2008 8:03 am

Well it looks like there is abut 15-20 going to Mine tour and about 10 staying over night at the business meeting. However I don't know how many will be stopping in during the day on Saturady. Carnage for example works right over the hill at P&G and said he'd proabably stop in after work Fri & Sat.

I' d like to note if you're in New York this is excellent opportunity to meet people. It's not that far from the border especially if you're in lower central New York.

My Dad, Uncle, Brother and his younger son will be there too. The Uncle is the one I've mentioned before that has small museum in his basement, hel'll be bringing his photo albums hopefully and maybe some interesting artifacts. The photo album contains some images from the early 1900's like this one of the Gaylord breaker under construction Plymouth, PA. ... I'm sure him and coal berner will get along fine.

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Re: 2008 Steam Town Meet and Greet

PostBy: coalkirk On: Tue May 27, 2008 8:11 am

Yikes! I just ran a mapquest to the camp site and then to Superior Coal. I was planning to go to the camp site first and drop of wood, etc and then go get Superior coal but it's 2 hours South. That's not gonna work.
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Re: 2008 Steam Town Meet and Greet

PostBy: Richard S. On: Tue May 27, 2008 8:50 am

coalkirk wrote:Yikes! I just ran a mapquest to the camp site and then to Superior Coal. I was planning to go to the camp site first and drop of wood, etc and then go get Superior coal but it's 2 hours South. That's not gonna work.


Well when we decided on this location gas wasn't $4 a gallon. Plus its pretty close to where the mine tour is and Steamtown. If you really wanted to push it you could probably get from the mine tour to the campground in under 40 minutes. Be sure to follow the directions I gave to get there, Not sure what the maps are giving but the ones I provided will be the absolute fastest from I-81.

The thought is nice but I'm assuming you mean truck load? In any event when I say a few logs thats just what I mean especially if you're coming that far considering the gas prices, probably be cheaper buying a cord... :lol: For those of you that don't have access to wood don't worry about it. ...and on the other hand if you have a lot and want to bring it that's great too.

Superior would on your way to the campground if you're coming from Maryland. Coal Berner mentioned a spot you can park a trailer down that way if that is what you want to do.

As I mentioned in the first post in this thread if anyone is interested I'll stay overnight Sunday night so you can pick your coal up Monday morning on the way back if you're coming from that direction. For those coming from the south on I-81 or the west on I-80 you may want to consider this.

There's also Hudson which is much closer. My original thought was to get everyone together to get their coal from there Saturday morning because its only a 10 minute drive from the mine tour but everyone wants to get it from Superior. They won't open on Saturday without 50 ton commitment.
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Re: 2008 Steam Town Meet and Greet

PostBy: coal berner On: Tue May 27, 2008 9:19 am

coalkirk wrote:Yikes! I just ran a mapquest to the camp site and then to Superior Coal. I was planning to go to the camp site first and drop of wood, etc and then go get Superior coal but it's 2 hours South. That's not gonna work.

No Get the coal first on the way up If you are coming up I-81 I am Taking members on Friday Morning for coal Superior
coal is six miles from the Interstate Exit 107 Or UAE Harmony Mine at Exit 116 farther north and they are 14 miles from
I-81 or you can go up to Exit 124 from there it is 12 miles to UAE Harmony PM Me I will give you My Number you can call me ;)
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Re: 2008 Steam Town Meet and Greet

PostBy: coal berner On: Tue May 27, 2008 11:03 am

Richard S. wrote:
coalkirk wrote:Yikes! I just ran a mapquest to the camp site and then to Superior Coal. I was planning to go to the camp site first and drop of wood, etc and then go get Superior coal but it's 2 hours South. That's not gonna work.


Well when we decided on this location gas wasn't $4 a gallon. Plus its pretty close to where the mine tour is and Steamtown. If you really wanted to push it you could probably get from the mine tour to the campground in under 40 minutes. Be sure to follow the directions I gave to get there, Not sure what the maps are giving but the ones I provided will be the absolute fastest from I-81.

The thought is nice but I'm assuming you mean truck load? In any event when I say a few logs thats just what I mean especially if you're coming that far considering the gas prices, probably be cheaper buying a cord... :lol: For those of you that don't have access to wood don't worry about it. ...and on the other hand if you have a lot and want to bring it that's great too.

Superior would on your way to the campground if you're coming from Maryland. Coal Berner mentioned a spot you can park a trailer down that way if that is what you want to do.

As I mentioned in the first post in this thread if anyone is interested I'll stay overnight Sunday night so you can pick your coal up Monday morning on the way back if you're coming from that direction. For those coming from the south on I-81 or the west on I-80 you may want to consider this.

There's also Hudson which is much closer. My original thought was to get everyone together to get their coal from there Saturday morning because its only a 10 minute drive from the mine tour but everyone wants to get it from Superior. They won't open on Saturday without 50 ton commitment.

I do not need a 50 ton commitment for them to open the breaker for me on Saturday morning I would only need 2 or three tons for them to open it for me The reason I do not want to Go on Saturday Morning is the Time Frame We would have to be at the breaker by 7am that means we would meet at 6:30am to leave to the breaker The mine tour is at
9:30Am it is 66 Miles from the breaker to the Mine tour there is not enough Time to make it and I do not want to miss the tour That's why I am Taking member's on Friday Morning we have all morning to get cal 7am to 3pm Now if members can't make it for Friday then say if I had 3 to 4 members then we could try for Saturday Morning but it would be cutting it close Friday or even Monday morning would work for getting coal If you want coal PM me and I will give you my Number so we can make Plans
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Re: 2008 Steam Town Meet and Greet

PostBy: lincolnmania On: Tue May 27, 2008 11:16 am

stop by here with the truck and get some seasoned oak for the fire so i dont gotta haul it in the back of my lincoln :D
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Re: 2008 Steam Town Meet and Greet

PostBy: coal berner On: Tue May 27, 2008 11:33 am

lincolnmania wrote:stop by here with the truck and get some seasoned oak for the fire so i dont gotta haul it in the back of my lincoln :D

No Room in the truck it will be filled with coal
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Re: 2008 Steam Town Meet and Greet

PostBy: Richard S. On: Tue May 27, 2008 1:44 pm

coal berner wrote:No Room in the truck it will be filled with coal


:rofl: Coal berner said we don't need any wood.... :notworthy:


I wonder if we got a grate for fireplace... hmmmmmm
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