How About a Useless Anthracite Info Thread

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Post Tue. Jan. 09, 2007 1:50 pm

LsFarm wrote:What vintage is your VanWert boiler?


Early 80's... Not sure when they went out of business but it was probably one of the last ones they made give or take a few hundred. :P
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Post Tue. Jan. 09, 2007 8:40 pm

Looks like the Brits had a hundred years on us.

http://www.localhistory.scit.wlv.ac.uk/ ... gwood1.htm

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Post Tue. Jan. 09, 2007 9:22 pm

Handy stuff if you want to run the blockade too.
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Post Sat. Jan. 20, 2007 7:10 pm

And anthracite won't blow up your battleship.

http://www.spanamwar.com/mainecoal.html

On the right you will see the location of about half of the world's anthracite reserves.

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Post Sat. Jan. 20, 2007 10:17 pm

From the Energy Information Administration 2005 Annual Coal Report

For Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal 1.679 million tons total were mined. 0.271 million tons from underground mines and 1.408 million tons from surface. There were 68 mines with 691 employees.
Average Open Market Sales Price per ton $41

Total coal production was 1,131.5 million tons.

Full report is at: http://www.eia.doe.gov/cneaf/coal/page/acr/acr_sum.html

Download the pdf format using the link at the upper right of the page.

Lots of good info for you poor bituminous users too. :-)

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Post Sun. Jan. 21, 2007 2:10 am

Yanche wrote:Average Open Market Sales Price per ton $41



That's the mine price before it's processed.
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Post Sun. Jan. 21, 2007 8:28 am

"Minimum order 250,000 tons", next?

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