A COAL-MINING HISTORY OF OHIO by Michael C. Hansen Miners waiting to start the afternoon shift at the Hanna Coal Company Piney Fork No. 1 mine in 1943. During World War II this drift mine near Smithfield, Jefferson County, employed more than 1,000 men and was one of the country's leading coal producers. It was abandoned in 1959.

May 31, 2017· Hanna became one of the major players in the Eastern and Southeastern Ohio coalfields for many years. By the 1950s at Duncanwood, Ohio, near Cadiz in Harrison County, Hanna had a complex of offices and shop buildings, and also a major coal processing center at its giant Georgetown complex of coal mines, tipples, and railroads.

Sometime in 1894, while his Great Lakes steamer W. P. Thew lay tied to a Cuyahoga River wharf in northeast Ohio, 48-year-old Capt. Richard P. Thew, failed farmer and hardware salesman, observed a railroad steam shovel take one clumsy scoop of ore after another from the heap on the wood docks and dump them into a hopper car sitting on nearby railroad tracks.

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Hanna Mine No. 4. entry, 1923 . Use of a Thew Automatic Shovel to load pit cars, approx. 1923. The Thew Loader was manuafactured by the Thew Shovel Company. Captain Richard Thew was the captain of a Great Lakes carrier and observed difficulties in using conventional steam shovels in unloading ore. He designed a fully revolving power shovel.

Nov 08, 2018· In 1929, the Marion Steam Shovel Company built the 5600, by far the largest shovel ever assembled at the time. It weighed some 1550 tons …

Jan 05, 1973· traffic on major state hwy is detoured near Hendrysburg, Ohio, on Jan 4 to allow 24-hr transit of 2 of world's largest strip mining machines, owned by Hanna Coal Co; co is …

Jan 29, 2011· Even at that, the Hanna Coal Co. strip-mining era in Ohio's Belmont and Harrison counties, where the two machines were deployed, consumed nearly a quarter-century. Both earth-movers were of a design called "knee-action crowd," licensed to Bucyrus-Erie by the designer and owner of the patent, Marion Power Shovel.

Dec 17, 2012· THE EARLY years of Hanna Co. in Eastern Ohio are recalled in a 2013 calendar now available and featuring shovels, equipment and mining information. Coal sometimes is …

in 1916 and by 1920, steam shovels were actively mining Pittsburgh coal (Eckley and Perry 1921). Underground produc-tion from the extensive Lower Freeport reserve beneath the eastern townships began in 1927. World War II greatly increased the national demand for coal. The county's largest producer, Hanna Coal Company, concentrated on the ...

Ohio has been at the forefront of business and industry for much of its history. With the arrival of the earliest settlers, agriculture quickly arose as the dominant business in what is now Ohio. Between the 1780s and the 1870s, most Ohioans earned their living off of the land.

Mar 14, 2007· In Cadiz, Ohio, the fight to save the last and largest super excavating shovel left in the world is over. Scrapping of the Silver Spade began Jan. 29 by owner CONSOL Energy Inc., of …

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In 1913, the Coal Company and the government reached an accommodation. Thus, much of the coal in the Hanna area held by the Coal Company came from lands leased from the government upon which royalties were paid rather than from lands owned by the Company. In 1920 Congress enacted Title 30 United States Code Section 202.

Double Decker Drill in Operation at Georgetown Mine, Georgetown, Ohio, Hanna Coal Company Date: 1950/10 Description: Caption on back reads, 'Stiff-arming a highwall is the job of this new, double-decker drill in operation at the Georgetown mine, Hanna Coal Co., at Georgetown, Ohio.

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Nov 14, 2015· The Silver Spade was a giant power shovel used for strip mining in southeastern Ohio. Manufactured by Bucyrus-Erie, South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the model 1950-B …

Jan 01, 1973· State of Ohio, in unprecedented move, will close interstate hwy on Jan 4-5 to allow Hanna Coal Co to move 10-million lbs of strip mining equipment across rd …

The Silver Spade was a giant power shovel used for strip mining in southeastern Ohio. Manufactured by Bucyrus-Erie, South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the model 1950-B was one of two of this model built, the other being the GEM of Egypt. Its sole function was to remove the earth and rock overburden from the coal …

Jul 16, 2014· With its three big shovels, Hanna moved tons of overburden and uncovered millions of tons of coal. The Ohio Valley area became the largest coal producers in the state thanks in part to these mechanical wonders. Where have all the shovels gone? The world's largest excavating shovel was the Marion 6360, known as The Captain.

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Harrison Coal & Reclamation Historical Park, Cadiz, OH. 3K likes. A Mining & Energy Museum project. Dedicated to the preservation of mining,...

Tour of Hanna Coal Company Mine Site, Cadiz, Ohio Identifier: 003214 Title: Tour of Hanna Coal Company Mine Site, Cadiz, Ohio Date: 1955/06/16 Description: Group of men stand in front of a giant shovel scoop in Cleveland, OH. Subjects: Power shovels., Coal Mines and Mining--Portraits--Group., Coal mines and mining. Corporate Names: Hanna Coal ...

Big Muskie's Bucket. McConnelsville, Ohio "Big Muskie" was once the World's Largest Earth Moving Machine. What remains today is a monstrous metal bucket, vaguely resembling a robot dog head. The bucket sits on a rise, overlooking the beautiful valley that it once mined and destroyed, which has been renamed "Re-Creation Land."

The GEM had a 170' boom and a 130 cubic yard bucket. The machine began work in January, 1967 for Hanna Coal, and was later purchased by Consolidated Coal in "Little Egypt Valley" near Barnesville, Ohio. The machine was parked in 1988 and finally scrapped in 1991 off Ohio …

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It was built for the Hanna Coal Company, which was the dominant coal company in the Pittsburgh No. 8 coalfield, and has been employed in later years by Consol, who probably took over Hanna's operations. It was the largest machine I have ever seen. Pieces of it are on display at the Harrison County Coal and Reclamation Historical Park . (Jan ...