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THE BOYS IN THE BREAKERS | eHISTORY


One of our superintendents said that the boys in the anthracite coal fields graduate from the breakers and the mines. It is appropriate then to add the breaker as a school where our boys are trained.


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Coal breaker - Revolvy


A coal breaker is a coal processing plant which breaks coal into various useful sizes. Coal breakers also remove impurities from the coal (typically slate) and deposit them into a culm dump.The coal breaker is a forerunner of the modern coal preparation plant. [1] Generally speaking, a coal tipple was typically used at a bituminous coal mine, …


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Coal breaker - Wikipedia


A coal breaker is a coal processing plant which breaks coal into various useful sizes. Coal breakers also remove impurities from the coal (typically slate) and deposit them into a culm dump. The coal breaker is a forerunner of the modern coal preparation plant.


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Collieries and Coal Breakers - Up the Woods


A coal breaker is the coal preparation plant. Thus said, it should be noted that all collieries did not have coal breakers, but all coal breakers were associated with one or more collieries. Not every single mine opening had its own breaker and not all breakers had washeries to clean the coal.


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Photos: Inside the Ruins of Pennsylvania's Abandoned …


Behind him sits the Huber Coal Breaker — what's left of it, anyway. Demolition on the site began several weeks ago and picked up recently. Ray, an 80-year-old man who's lived in Ashley his entire life and spent years hauling coal out of the place, has a front row seat he never asked for.


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Breaker boy - Wikipedia


Last coal breaker built during historic era of anthracite mining coming down in Mahanoy City. MAHANOY CITY — When coal was king, its castle was the breaker — an imposing fortress that crushed, washed and sized billions of tons of Pennsylvania anthracite for use in factories, foundries and homes ...


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Pennsylvania's last massive coal breaker comes down ...


Last coal breaker built during historic era of anthracite mining coming down in Mahanoy City. Until March 15, the St. Nicholas Breaker was the only relic of the historic era of anthracite mining that remained standing. After being shuttered for more than 50 years, the old breaker -- situated between ...


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