Wood'nCoal wrote:Why didn't you get Blaschak????
S&M Is where Hegins coal co./breaker is getting some of his coal from You forgot Bear gap coal co. That is one that Calvin V Lenigs is getting coal from and You also forgot B & B Anthracite coal co. That is where Superior is Getting some of theres from and who is D&D or did you mean R&D Oh I know a few that is not on the list but Don't tell anybody Shhhmike wrote:Actually the only deep mines working are Kimmels, Little Buck, Alfred Brown, Joliet Coal, Harmony, RS&W, D&D, and Chesnut. S&M might be opened but I'm not sure on that one. The rest are either idled or shut down all together. Summit Anthracite's Brockton Deep mine is shut down for good. FKZ is idled, and joliet will be closing in the near future as the owner is retireing.
Matthaus wrote:Wood'nCoal wrote:Why didn't you get Blaschak????
I did, bought a ton on ebay for $650*, can't wait to try it.
*of course it came with a keystoker 90DV so not a bad price.
I Thought lucas shut down in 2005 that's why there not on the 2006 list I think K.C coal co. & Snyder coal co. are Downmike wrote:D&D was one of the lucas family mines, shut down in 2006. Tito was active untill 2006 also. There were a couple of mines that just recently shut down, not sure which ones I'll post it when I find out for sure.
Here is the 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 and 2006 report R&R was dunn in 2004 and D&D was dunn in 2003 look at how many closed since then there was 17 in Schuylkill County alone More then 2002 Only 8 in 2001 Check out the Number of Breakers in 2000 first & second link That is enough for now I have moremike wrote:I take that back D&D is a lucas mine but it's not shut down it's still going. R&R is the one they shut down. That one (R&R) was owned by David A's relatives.
Why then that they are not on the Dep list the last one they where on is 2003mike wrote:I can personally guarntee D&D is still pulling coal out of the ground legally. I was there within the last couple of weeks watching the buggys coming up the tipple
mike wrote:Can't answer that one, but they are in the hard coal movie which was made in 2005/2006 as is R&R.
That's Ok Mike I do that Myself all the time I will call Dep Tomorrow And Ask them Why there not on the There list or stop by the office maybe they will give me a 2007 listmike wrote:If they aren't in operation I must of been talking to myself instead of the hoist operator, but then again I've been known to do that from time to time