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Mines Along the Montour

The main industry along the Montour was of course coal mines. This page lists and give some details of the Mines serviced by the Montour.

A special thanks to Bob Ciminel who provide the detailed images and write ups.

Overview of the Mines of the Montour.


MP 5 Scott MineMP 6 Dickson MineMP 8 Marshall Mine
MP 8.5 Margerum MineMP 10 Clinton No 1 MineMP 10.5 Jean Mine

MP 10.7 Partridge Mine

MP 12 Sunnyhill, Maraca and Rider Mines


MP 13 Champion Coal Washer

MP 14 Solar Mine

MP 14.1 Boggs Mines

MP 14.5 Russell Mine No. 1 and 2

MP 16.8 Montour #9

MP 18 McDonald Mine

MP 22 Montour No. 1
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MP 23 Morris Mine

MP24 Montour #2

MP26 Westland Mine


MP 26 National No. 3

MP 27.8 National No.2

MP 28.2 Henderson No 1 Mine
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MP 31 Montour #4
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MP 37 Montour #10

MP 39 Other Library Branch Mines

MP 39 Coverdale #8

Moon Run Mine

Montour No. 8 Mine

Early Montour Mines







Keystone Coal Buyers Manual
(data extracted by Bruce Harper)

1930

Pittsburgh Coal Co.
Oliver Bldg., Pittsburgh, Pa.

Dickson Mine
P.O.    Imperial, Allegheny Co., Pa.
Ship    Cliff Mine, M.R.R.
Seam    Pittsburgh 68 in. Thick
Kind of Opening    Drift
Daily Cap.    1500 T
Preparation Equipment    Picking Tables, Loading Booms & Coal Cleaners

Montour No. 1 Mine
P.O.     Southview, Washington Co. Pa.
Ship    Southview, M. R. R.
Seam    Pittsburgh 55 in. Thick
Kind of Opening    Shaft
Daily Cap    2500 T.
Preparation Equipment    Mechanical Screens, Picking Tables, Loading Booms & Coal Cleaners

Montour No. 4 Mine
P.O.     Lawrence, Washington Co. Pa.
Ship    Hills, M. R. R.
Seam    Pittsburgh 62 in. Thick
Kind of Opening    Shaft
Daily Cap    3500 T.
Preparation Equipment    Mechanical Screens, Picking Tables, Loading Booms & Coal Cleaners

Montour No. 9 Mine
P.O.     McDonald, Washington Co. Pa.
Ship    McAdams, M. R. R.
Seam    Pittsburgh 54 in. Thick
Kind of Opening    Drift
Daily Cap    3000 T.
Preparation Equipment    Mechanical Screens, Picking Tables, Loading Booms & Coal Cleaners

Montour No. 10 Mine
P.O.     Library, Allegheny Co. Pa.
Ship    Library, M. R. R.
Seam    Pittsburgh 62 in. Thick
Kind of Opening    Drift
Daily Cap    5000 T.
Preparation Equipment    Mechanical Screens, Picking Tables, Loading Booms & Coal Cleaners

Moon Run Mine
P.O.     Moon Run, Allegheny Co. Pa.
Ship    Moon Run, M. R. R.
Seam    Pittsburgh 58 in. Thick
Kind of Opening    Drift
Daily Cap    2000 T.
Preparation Equipment    Mechanical Screens, Picking Tables & Loading Booms

Westland Mine
P.O.     Westland, Washington Co. Pa.
Ship    Westland, M. R. R.
Seam    Pittsburgh
Kind of Opening    Drift
Daily Cap    2200 T.
Preparation Equipment    Mechanical Screens, Picking Tables, Loading Booms & Coal Cleaners

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1947-48

Aloe Coal Co., William
Box 564, Imperial, Pa.

Gen. Mgr. ....... William Aloe
Sales Agts. ......... Crown Coal & Coke Co.

Rider Mine
Dist. 2; Mine Index 2489
P.O.     Box 564, Imperial, Allegheny Co. Pa.
Ship    Boggs Station, Montour RR.
Strip: Pgh. No. 8 Seam; 48" Th.
Prep. Equip.:    Crusher; Shaker Screens; Picking Table
Mng Equip.:    4 Shvls.; 1 Dragline; 3 Bulldozers
Haulage Equip:    Trucks
Power Purchased
Prop. Owned & Leased: Life Expec. 10 yrs.; Employs. 65; 3 shifts; 1800 T. daily
1945 Tonnage, 380,000
1946 Tonnage, 390,806

Castle Shannon Coal Corporation
843 Wabash Bldg., Pittsburgh, Pa.

Pres. B. F. Pepper
Purch. Agt. A. H. Shorr
Co. Store  Mutual Supply Co.
Store Buyer  G. E. Potter

Coverdale No. 8 Mine
Dist. 2; Mine Index 224; Frt. Grp. 75

Sales Agt.  General Coal Co.
P.O.  Coverdale, Allegeny Co. Pa.
Ship  Coverdale, P&WV RR
Gen. Supt.  Benton H. Williams
Asst. Gen. Supt. Maurice Lostlen
Asst. Gen. Supt. Joseph Neilson
Shaft: Pgh. seam; 60" Th.
Prep. Equip." Chance washery: Vib., Rev. & Shaker Screens; Picking Tables; Loading Booms
Sizes Washed: 3/8 to 4-1/2
Sizes Made: Nut; Pea; 4-1/2 Lump;  3/8 Minus; Egg; 2" N&S; 1-1/4 Slack
Mng. Equip.; 21 Mng. mach; 4 loading mach; 17 coal drills; 10 shaker conveyors
Haulage Equip.; 1 belt conveyor; 13 trolley locos; 7 shuttle cars; 48 steel & 526 wood mine cars; 44" T.G.; 6 mi. track
Power Pur.; D.V. 250 D.C.; 220-440 A.C.; 13,000,000 kwh. use annually
Prop. owned; Life expectancy 10 yr.; Employees 590; 3 shifts; 3000 T. Daily
1945 Tonnage, 721,511
1946 Tonnage, 603,886

Coates, J. & T.
Imperial, Pa.
(1942 Report)

Beatrice Mine
Allegeny County
Employees  10   Daily Cap. 350 T.
1945 Tonnage, (Strip) 32,288

Pittsburgh Coal Company
Koppers Bldg., Pittsburgh 19, Pa.

Pres.  J.B. Morrow, Library, Pa.
Vice Pres. (Oper.) G.A. Shoemaker
Production Mgr.  H.C. Rose
Product Control Mgr.,  D.H. Davis
Chief Engr.  F.S. Follansbee
Asst. Chief Engr.  S.M. Parmley
Elec. & Maintenance Engr.,  A.L. Barrett
Constr. Engr.  V.D. Hanson
Div. Supt.  J.T. Clark
Div. Supt. S.K. Hissom
Div. Supt.  T.G. Ferguson
Purchasing Agent  R.W. Mackensen
Asst. Purchasing Agent  G.W. Kepler
Chief Engr. (Union Div.)  C.M. Hays

Clinton Block Mine
Dist. 2; Mine Index 2318; Frt. Grp 72
P.O. Clinton, Allegheny Co., Pa.
Ship   Imperial, Montour R.R.
Supt.  W.B. Bannister
Strip; Pgh. seam, 54" Th.
Prep. Equip.; Crusher; shaker screens; picking table; loading Booms
Power Purchased
Prop. leased; Life expectancy 6 yr.; Employees 60; 3 shifts; 1000 T. Daily
1945 Tonnage, 279,745
1946 Tonnage 258,022

Montour No. 4 Mine
Dist. 2; Mine Index 151; Frt. Grp. 72
P.O.  Lawrence, Washington Co.
Ship  Hyland, Montour R. R.
Supt  Frank Strimlan
M. Mech   Wm. McClure
Foreman  Nathaniel Kirk
Shaft; Pgh. Seam: 60" Th.
Prep. Equip.;  Rheolaveur washery; screens; dustless trt. crusher; magnets; vib. & shkr. screens;  picking table; loading boom
Sizes Washed:  4 x 0
Sizes Made:  egg; nut; slack; R/M; Lp.; Stkr.
Mgn. Equip.;  21 Mng. Machs.; 24 Ldg. Mach.
Haulage Equip:  9 trolley, 32 comb. locos.; 780 wood mine cars; 44" T.G.; 50 mi. track
Power Pur.;  2-M.G. sets; total 600 KW.; 1-500 Rotary Converter; D.V. 550 D.C.; 440 A.C.; 8,000,000 kwh. used annually
Prop. Owned: Life Expec. 33 yrs.; Employees 450; 2 shifts; 4200 T. Daily
1945 Tonnage, 817,015
1946 Tonnage, 739,504

Montour No. 9 Mine
Dist. 2; Mine Index 152; Frt. Grp. 72
P.O.  McDonald, Washington Co.
Ship  McAdams, Montour R. R.
Supt  Robert Atchison
M. Mech   John Hallam
Foreman  Stanley Radziwon
Drift; Pgh. Seam: 60" Th.
Prep. Equip.:   Magnets, Shaker Screens; Picking Table; Loading Booms
Sizes Made: 4" Block; Slack; R/M
Mgn. Equip.;  11 Mng. Mach.; 6 loading Mach.
Haulage Equip;  7 trolley, 14 comb. Locos.; 800 comb. mine cars; 44" T.G.; 22 mi. track
Power Pur.;  4 M.G. sets; total 900 KW.; 1-500 Rotary Converter; D.V. 550 D.C.; 440 A.C.; 3,000,000 kwh. used annually
Prop. Owned: Life Expec. 11 yrs.; Employees 125; 1 shift; 1000 T. Daily
1945 Tonnage, 372,563
1946 Tonnage, 256,969

Montour No. 10 Mine
Dist. 2; Mine Index 29; Frt. Grp. 72
P.O.  Library, Allegheny Co. Pa.
Ship  Library, Montour R. R.
Supt  D.S. Cunningham
M. Mech   Willis Barker
Foreman    Harold Laing
Drift: Pgh. Seam: 60" Th.
Prep. Equip.:   Arms air tables & dustless treatment; Crusher; Magnets; Vib. & Shaker Screens; Pck. Tbl.; Ldg. Bms.
Sizes Air Cleaned: 2" x 1-1/8"; 1-1/8" x 3/8; Minus 3/8
Stoker Sizes:  3/8" x 1-1/8"
Sizes Made:    4" Lump; Egg; Lump; Slack; Stoker
Mgn. Equip.:  43 mng. mach.; 10 loading machs.; 48 coal drills; 33  conveyors
Haulage Equip:   3-2000-ft. belt conveyors; 15 trolley, 14 comb. locos.; 140 wood mine cars; 44" T.G.; 22 mi. track
Power Pur.:   6 M.G. sets; total 1500 KS.; D.V. 550 A.C. 440 A.C.; 9,500,000 kwh, used annually
Prop. Owned: Life Expec. 8 yrs.; Employees 550; 2 shifts; 3900 T. Daily
1945 Tonnage, 896,624
1946 Tonnage, 706,066

Solar Mine
Dist. 2; Mine Index 211; Frt. Grp. 72
P.O.  R.D. Imperial, Pa.
Ship  Boggs, M. R. R.
Supt  Robert Atchison
Mine Foreman    Patrick J. Buchanan
Drift: Pgh. Seam: 60" Th.
Prep. Equip.;  Rheolaveur washery; dustless trt. shaker screens; magnets; revolving screens; picking table; loading boom
Sizes Washed: 4 x 0
Sizes Made:    Egg; Nut; Slack; Pea; R/M
Mgn. Equip.:  9 mng. mach.; 1 coal drill
Haulage Equip:   4 locos.; 150 wood mine cars; 42" T.G.; 3 mi. track
Power Pur.:   1-300 Rotary converter; D.V. 550 D.C.; 440 A.C.; 8,000,000 kwh. used annually
Prop. Owned: Life Expec. 1 yr.; Employees 150; 1 shift; 700 T. Daily
1945 Tonnage, 185,686

Westland Mine
Dist. 2; Mine Index 1254; Frt. Grp. 72
P.O.   Westland, Washington Co. Pa.
Ship   Southview, Montour R. R.
Supt  H.E. Mauck
M. Mech   Joseph Krese
Foreman   William Wilson
Drift: Pgh. Seam: 60" Th.
Prep. Equip.:   Rheolaveur Washery; Dustless treat. crusher; magnet; vib. & shkr. screens; picking table; loading boom
Sizes Made:   Nut; Slack; Egg; R/M; Lp; Stkr.
Mgn. Equip.;   25 Mng. mach.; 24 loading Mach.
Haulage Equip:   15 trolley, 24 comb. locos.; 750 steel mine cars; 42" T.G.; 24 mi. track
Power Pur.:  3 M.G. sets; total 600 KW; 4 rotary converters; total 1600 KW; D.V. 550 D.C.; 440 A.C.; 6,500,000 kwh used annually
Prop. Owned: Life Expec. 25 yrs.; Employees 550; 2 shifts; 5400 T. Daily
1945 Tonnage, 813,613
1946 Tonnage, 983,405

Russell Nos. 2 & 3
Loc.    Russell, Allegheny Co., Pa.
Ship   Russell, Montour R.R.
Contractor   Utah Construction Co.
1945 Tonnage, 1,075,860

Sunnyhill Coal Co.
3090 West Liberty Ave.  Pittsburgh, Pa.
(Affiliated with Sunnyhill Mining Co., W. Va.)

Pres. (Chg. Oper.)   C.H. Snyder
Exec. V. Pres.   Arnold E. Lamm
Vice Pres. Sls.   D. H. Swanson
Gen. Supt.   Earl Patten
M. Engr.   David M. Spratt
Pur. Agt.   W.C. Leste
Sales Agt.   Snyder & Swanson, Inc.

Sunnyhill Mine No 5
Dist. 2; Mine Index 2744
Loc.   Robinson, Washington Co., Pa.
P.O.   R.D. 1 Imperial, allegheny Co., Pa.
Ship   Boggs, Montour R.R.
Supt.   Frances McCaffrey
Strip   Pgh. seam; 51" th.
Prep. Equip.:   crusher; shaker screens; picking table; loading booms
Sizes Made:   All sizes
Mg. Equip.:   2 stripping shovels; 2 loading shovels; 3 draglines; 2 bulldozers; 4 coal drills
Haulage equip.;   20 trucks
Power Purchased
Prop. owned; Life expectancy 6 months; Employees 175; Daily Cap. 3000 T.
1945 Tonnage, 660,945
1946 Tonnage, 637,560


Weise, Paul H.
627 Oliver Bldg.  Pittsburgh, Pa.
(1943 Report)
Owner & Mng. Engr.   Paul Weise
Sales Agt.  Steel City Gas Coal Co.

Morris Mine
Dist. 2; Mine Index 156
P.O.   McDonald, Washington Co.
Ship   Southview, Montour R.R.
Shaft; Pgh. seam; 66" Th.
Prep. Equip.;  Shaker Screens; Picking Table; Loading Booms
Sizes Made;   4", 2" Lump; Egg; M/R; Nut-Slack; Slack
Mgn. Equip.;   Mng. mach; loading mach.
Haulage Equip.; locos; wood mine cars; 42" T.G.
Power Purchased
Life expectancy 15 yr.; Employees 101; 3 shifts; 600 T. daily
1945 Tonnage, 91,008

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1955

Pittsburgh Coal Company Division of Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Co.

Montour No. 4 Mine
Dist. 2; Mine Index 151; Frt. Grp. 72
P.O.     Lawrence, Washington Co. Pa.
Ship    Hills, M. R. R.
Supt    S. K. Hissom
Outside Foreman    Salvadore Duncarme, Jr.
M. Mech     Gaylord Whirlow
Foreman    Walter Jasp
Slope: Pgh. Seam: 66: Th.
Prep. Equip.:    Rheolaveur Washery; Heavy Media; Scrns.; Dust. Treat. Crusher; Mgnts.; Vib. & Shkr. Scrns.;  Pck. Tbl.; Ldg. Bm.; Cent. Driers; Calcium Freeze Proof
Sizes Washed:    7" x 0
Sizes Dried:    3/8" x 0
Sizes Made:    6" & 4" LMP.; 4" x 2"; 2 x 1-1/4"; 1-1/4" x 3/8"; 3/8" x 0; M/R; Blk.; 4" x 1-1/4"; 1-1/4" x 1/2"; 1/2" x 3/16"; 2" x 0"; 1-1/4" x 0"; 3-1/6" x 0".
Mgn. Equip.;     11 Cut. Machs.; 16 Ldg. Machs.; 9 Drills; 45 Pumps; 8 Bolters; Rock Dusters.
Haulage Equip:    27 Tr. Locos.; 570 Steel M. Cars; 44" T.G.; 11 Shuttle Cars
Power Pur.:    D.V. 2300 A.C. 550 D.C.; Tipple 440 A.C.
Prop. Owned: Life Expec. 35 yrs.; Employees 290; 3 shifts; 3500 T. Daily
1954 Tonnage, 758,449

Montour No. 9 Mine
Closed 6/54
1954 Tonnage, 77,031

Montour No. 10 Mine
Dist. 2; Mine Index 29; Frt. Grp. 72
P.O.     Library, Allegheny Co. Pa.
Ship    Library, M. R. R.
Supt    Harold Laing
Supply Clerk    Thomas W. Jones
M. Mech     Willis Barker
Mine Foreman    Richard Meute
Plant Foreman    Robert MacLachlan
Drift: Pgh. Seam: 66" Th.
Prep. Equip.:    Rheolaveur Washery; Heavy Media; Scrns.; Dust. Treat.; Crusher; Mgnts.; Vib. & Shkr. Scrns.; Pck. Tbl.; Ldg. Bm.; Cent. Driers; Calcium Freeze Proof
Sizes Washed:    7" x 0
Sizes Dried:    3/8" x 0
Sizers Made:    6 x 4" LMP.; 4" x 2"; 2 x 1-1/4"; 1-1/2" x 3/8"; 3/8" x 0; M/R; Blk.; 4" x 1-1/4"; 1-1/4" x 1/2"; 1/2" x 3/16"; 3/16" x 0; 2" x 0; 1-1/4" x 0
Mgn. Equip.;     8 Cut. Machs.; 10 Ldg. Machs.; 12 Drills; 40 Pumps; 4 Bolters; 1 Cont. Miner; Rock Dusters
Haulage Equip:    22 Tr. Locos.; 600 Wood M. Cars; 44" T.G.; 8 Shuttle Cars
Power Pur.:    D.V. 2300 A.C. 550 D.C.; Tipple 440 A.C.
Prop. Owned: Life Expec. 45 yrs.; Employees 170; 3 shifts; 1800 T. Daily
1954 Tonnage, 408,541

Westland Mine
Dist. 2; Mine Index 1254; Frt. Grp. 72
P.O.     Westland, Washington Co. Pa.
Ship    Southview, Montour R. R.
Supt    John L. Rozance
Supply Clerk    Joseph J. Skwarlo
M. Mech     Joseph Krese
Foreman    John Furlong
Drift: Pgh. Seam: 62" Th.
Prep. Equip.:    Rheolaveur Washery; Heavy Media; Scrns.; Dust. Treat.; Crusher; Mgnts.; Vib. & Shkr. Scrns.; Pck. Tbl.; Ldg. Bm.; Cent. Driers; Calcium Freeze Proof
Sizes Washed:    7 x 0
Sizes Dried:    3/8 x 0
Sizers Made:    6 x 4" Lmp.; 4 x 2"; 2 x 1-1/4"; 1-1/4" x 3/8"; 3/8" x 0"; M/R; Blk.; 4 x 1-1/4"; 1-1/4 x 1/2"; 1/2 x 3/16"; 3/16" x 0; 2 x 0"; 1-1/4 x 0"
Mgn. Equip.;     11 Cut. Machs.; 20 Ldg. Machs.; 8 Drills; 72 Pumps; 7 Bolters; Rock Dusters
Haulage Equip:    39 Tr. Locos.; 650 Steel M. Cars; 42" T.G.; 12 Shuttle Cars
Power Pur.:    2300 A.C. 550 D.C.; Tipple 440 A.C.
Prop. Owned: Life Expec. 15 yrs.; Employees 290; 3 shifts; 3500 T. Daily
1954 Tonnage, 735,328

Russell Strip
Dist. 2; Mine Index 4121
P.O.     Imperial, Allegheny Co. Pa.
Ship    Imperial, Montour R. R.
Gen. Supt    W. B. Bannister
Supt    J. L. Barnhart
Strip: Pittsburgh Seam: 58" Th.
Mng. Equip.:    Ovbdn. Drills; 2 Ldg. Shvls.; 2 Drags.
Haulage Equip:    Contracted Trucks; Tractors; 4 Pumps
Power Pur.:    D.V. 440 A.C.
Prop. Owned: Life Expec. 3 yrs.; Employs. 20; 3 shifts; Daily Cap. 300 T.
1954 Tonnage, 735,328

Smith Strip
P.O.     Imperial, Allegheny Co. Pa.
Ship    Imperial, Montour R. R. & Truck
Gen. Supt    W. B. Bannister
Supt    J. L. Barnhart
Strip: Pittsburgh Seam: 58" Th.
Mng. Equip.:    2 Ldg. Shvls.; 1 Drag.; 1 Ovbdn. Drill
Haulage Equip:    Contracted Hired Trucks; 1 Tractor; 4 Pumps
Power Pur.:    D.V. 4160 A.C.
Prop. Owned: Life Expec. 4 yrs.; Employs. 21; 3 shifts; Daily Cap. 500 T.
1954 Tonnage, 90,000

Aloe Coal Co., William
Box 564, Imperial, Pa.
Gen. Mgr.    William Aloe
Sls. Agts., Pittsburgh & Fairmont Coal Co.

Rider No. 4 Mine
Dist. 2; Mine Index 2489
P.O.     Box 564, Imperial, Allegheny Co. Pa.
Ship    Boggs Station, Montour RR.
Supt    Julius Aloe
Strip: Pgh. No. 8 Seam; 48" Th.
Prep. Equip.:    Crusher; Shkr. Scrns.; Pck. Tbl.; Heavy Media Washer; 150 T.P.H
Sizes Shipped:    3/8" to 6"
Mng. Equip.:    4 Shvls.; 1 Drag.; 3 Bldzrs.
Haulage Equip:    Trucks
Power Purchased
Prop. Owned % Leased: Life Expec. 10 yrs.; Employs. 65; 3 shifts; 1800 T. daily 150 T.P.H.
1953 Tonnage, 145,795


Cleaning Plants
Pittsburgh Coal Co., Divn. of Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Co.

Product Control Mgr., J.M. Vonfeld

Champion No. 1 Plant

Mine Index 28 -- Freight Group 72
(Captive Tonnage)
Prep. Mgr. ......... J.M. Vonfeld
Location ........ Imperial, Allegheny Co., Pa.
Ship ........... Champion, Montour R.R.
Mines supplying raw coal .... Montour Nos. 4, 10 & Westland
Seam ......... Pittsburgh
Designer Plant ........ Allen-Garcia Co.
Type Washery ...... Rheolaveur & Link-Belt Heavy Media; Froth Flotation
Daily Cap. (2 shifts) .......... 12,000 T.
Dryers: Carpenter Cent.; Christie Heat
Dustless Treatment ...... Oil
Freeze-Proof Treatment ........ Calcium Chloride
Sizes Washed .. 6" x 4; 4: x 2; 2" x 1 1/4; 1 1/4" x 1/8; 3/8" x 1/8; 3/8" x 0; 1/8" x 0
Sizes Dried ... 3/8" x 0
Stoker Sizes Produced .... 1 1/4" x 3/8", 1 1/4" x 1/8", 3/8" x 1/8"
Tonnage Cleaned, 1954 ..... 2,044,000

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1964

Montour No. 4 Mine
(Dist. 2)
P.O.  Lawrence, Washington Co., Pa.
Ship  Hills, Montour R. R.
Supt  S. K. Hissom
Outside Foreman  Salvadore Ducarme, Jr.
M. Mech   Willis Barker
Mine Foreman  Gaylord Whirlow
Slope; Pgh. Seam: 68" Th.
Prep. Equip.:  Coal cleaned at Champion No. 1 Plant, 2 Jeffery Baum Jiggs, 12 Deister Tbls., 1 Seib Technique Dryer for 1/2" x 1/4" Coal
Mgn. Equip.:  13 Cut. Machs.; 16 Ldg. Mach., 10 Drills; 65 Pumps; 11 Bolters; 12 Rock Dusters; 5 Contin. Miners
Haulage Equip:  41 Tr. Locos.; 280 steel M. Cars; 44" T.G.; 23 Shuttle Cars
Power Pur.: D.V. 2300 A.C. 550 D.C.; Tipple 440 A.C.
Prop. Owned: Life Expec. 30 yrs.; Employees 330; 3 shifts; 7500 T. Daily
1963 Tonnage, 1,780,627

Montour No. 10 Mine
(Dist. 2)
P.O.  Library, Allegheny Co., Pa.
Ship  Library, Montour R. R.
Drift: Pgh. Seam: 68" Th.
Prep. Equip.:   When operating, coal is cleaned at Champion No. 1 Plant
Power Pur.:   D.V. 2300 A.C. 550 D.C.; Tipple 440 A.C.
Prop. Owned: Life Expec. 40 yrs.; Employees 200; 3 shifts; 2200 T. Daily
(Note: Closed Temp.)

Westland Mine
(Dist. 2)
P.O.   Westland, Washington Co. Pa.
Ship   Westland, Montour R. R.
Supt  John Furlong
M. Mech   George Carter
Foreman   William Wilson
Drift: Pgh. Seam: 62" Th.
Prep. Equip.:    Coal cleaned at Champion No. 1 Plant
Mgn. Equip.:   6 Cut. Machs.; 10 Ldg. Machs.; 7 Drills; 50 Pumps; 7 Bolters; 5 Rock Dusters
Haulage Equip:   29 Tr. Locos.; 165 Steel M Cars; 42" T.G.; 7 Shuttle Cars
Power Pur.:  2300 A.C.; 550 D.C.; Tipple 440 A.C.
Prop. Owned: Life Expec. 25 yrs.; Employees 110; 3 shifts; 2000 T. Daily
1963 Tonnage, 481,988

Champion No. 1 Plant
(Dist. 2)
Supt.   W.K. Heinlein
Location  Imperial, Allegheny Co., Pa.
Ship  Champion, Montour R.R.
Mines supplying raw coal   Montour Nos. 4, 10, Westland & Margerum Strips
Seam   Pittsburgh
Designer Plant  Allen-Garcia Co.
Type Washery  Jeffery Baum Jiggs, Deister Tbls., Froth Flotation
Daily Cap. (2 shifts)  12,000 T.
Dryers: C.M.I. Cent: Slab Technique; Raymond & Tailor (Heat)
Dustless Treatment  Oil
Freeze-Proof Treatment  Calcium & Sodium Chloride
Sizes Washed  8" x 4; 4" x 2; 2" x 1 1/4; 1 1/4" x 1/2"; 1/2" x 3/16"; 3/16" x 0
Sizes Dried  1/2" x 0; 1/2" x 3/16"; 3/16" x 0
Stoker Sizes Produced .... 1 1/4" x 1/2", 1 1/4" x 3/16", 1/2" x 3/16"; 3/8" x 3/16"

Margerum Strip
(Dis. 2)
Ship     Champion, Montour RR
Supt.    Frank Murget
Strip  PGH Seam: 62" Th.
Mng. Equip.: 2 Ldg. Shvls.: 1 Drag.: 2 Ovbdn Drils: 2 Dzrs.: 7 Pumps.: 6 Util. Trks.
Prop. Owned: Life Expec. 4 yrs.: Emplys 10: 2 shifts
Daily Cap. 500 T.
1963 Tonnage, 117,879 (Westland Strip)
Note: Margerum Strip started in 1964