The Loading and Supply Dock

The Loading and Supply Dock (HM1ZWD)

Location: Taylor, PA 18517 Lackawanna County
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N 41° 25.013', W 75° 42.896'

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Supplies for the mine are stored at the loading dock and brought into the mine when needed in empty coal cars.
1. A thrower for switching the tracks, and spare track
2. Compressed air hoses
3. Chain for a Coal Conveyer or Miner's Jalopy
4. A 15 HP Electric Motor to run a conveyor or shaker chute
5. Portable Blow Fan to bring additional ventilation to a chamber
6. Conveyor pans used to extend a conveyor
7. Mine timber, cap pieces or wedges and track supports, all made of hard wood. Some of the mine timber has had the bark removed, as "peeled" timber lasts longer in the mine.
8. Safety cable, previously used on the Lackawanna Mine Tour car
9. Boards used in mine construction as brattice (partitions) and lashing boards
10. Barrel Pulleys used to keep the wire rope from rubbing against the timber on the curve of the mine slope
11. Shaker pans and cradles
12. Curved stress arches used for roof support
13. Straight yielding mine props used in place of timber props
14. Collars used for roof protection
Placed ByLackawanna Coal Mine Tour
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:55pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 440253 N 4585283
Decimal Degrees41.41688333, -75.71493333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 25.013', W 75° 42.896'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 25' 0.78" N, 75° 42' 53.76" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near I-476, Taylor PA 18517, US
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