The company was conveyed to the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company in 1933.Scope and Contents noteThe Ashland Coal and Iron Railway mine ledger (dated 1888-1889; 0.33 cubic feet; 1 item) contains a record of miner's wages, staff salaries, coal sales, rent, and supplies and equipment.Conditions Governing Use noteProperty rights reside with the ...
Ashland's iron ore docks, a fascinating history ... She was a 195 ft. long three masted clipper-bowed schooner built to haul bulk grain, coal and iron ore on the Great Lakes. She routinely carried grain to Buffalo, and brought back coal, unloading at Washburn, Wisconsin. She would then go to Ashland, Wisconsin, get a load of iron ore, and then ...
Published since the 1870s this report contains production statistics, mine names, locations, owner information, and accident statistics. Prior to the mid-1880s the reports for anthracite and bituminous coal were produced by separate agencies; therefore early reports for bituminous coal are available as part III "Industrial Statistics" of the Annual Report of the Bureau of
Philadelphia & Reading Coal & Iron Company (1874-1887), which is located in Series 16. Of additional interest is the inclusion of letters relating to the operation of the Anthracite Water Company among the letterpress copybooks of George S. Clemens, who served as that company's manager in the
It was LIKELY the residence of the mining operations superintendent, or other high placed mining company official, originally for the "Ashland Coal and Iron Railroad" (later the mining operations part of this company was moved to "Ashland Iron and Mining").
The Ashland Coal and Iron Railway started operations in 1880 and stopped service in 1933 for a total period of operations of 53 years. After the Civil War railroads exploded in the US with hundreds of lines starting service all over the country. This was the the age of …
In 1908 he became President and general manager of the Ashland Iron and Mining Company and the Ashland Coal and Iron Railway. He also served as the vice-president of the Norton Iron Works, president of the Clinton Fire Brick Company, and director of the Ashland National Bank and the Merchants Bank and Trust Company.
The railroad of Ashland Coal and Iron Railway Company, hereinafter referred to as the carrier, is a single-track standard-gauge steam railroad, situated in the northeastern part of the State of Kentucky, extending from Ashland to Seaton, a distance of 24.742 miles.
The Ashland Coal and Iron Railway mine ledger (dated 1888-1889; 0.33 cubic feet; 1 item) contains a record of miner's wages, staff salaries, coal sales, rent, and supplies and equipment. Restrictions on Access and Use. Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Early twentieth-century miners' wages and hours are reflected in a payroll book of the Potts Mine of the Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company, near Ashland, dated November 1918. Miners usually worked eight to ten hours each day, but working up to sixteen hours daily was not unusual.
1896 - Means & Russell Iron Company sold the AC&I the #8 coal mine 1901 - (Oct.) Ashland Iron & Mining formed, as a result of a congressional act to separate non-railroad industries from interstate railroads, from the coal properties, mines, and blast furnaces of the AC&I.
In addition to the Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum, the PHMC administers, as part of the Anthracite Museum Complex, the Scranton Iron Furnaces in center-city Scranton, Eckley Miners' Village, near Hazleton, in Luzerne County, and the Museum of Anthracite Mining in Ashland…
The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and is actively supported by the Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates which is a non-profit community based organization.
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