The Black Diamond Volume 26

The Black Diamond Volume 26

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...To Pittsburg and river tipplcs. 3.252 cars; to points west of Pittsburg, 5,593 cars; to points east of Connellsville, 2.378 cars. This was an increase of 476 cars, compared with the shipments of the previous week." Freight rates per ton 2.000 lbs. from the Connellsville region which includes any part of it, to the principal points of consumption are as follows: During February there were 41.885 tons of coal shipped by vessel, valued at $125,655, all of which were delivered at San Francisco, Cal. It is understood that the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Co. will very shortly begin work on a series of bunkers at Portland, Ore.. to be worked by electricity, and similar in construction to those of the Roslyn Coal & Coke Co.'s here. The circular of C. I. Smith, of the Roslyn Coal & Coke Co., gives the following prices on Roslyn coal, delivered at Seattle bunkers: Bituminous (for fuel), $3.25; domestic lump, $4; lignite lump, $3.50; nut coal, $2.50; pea coal (for fuel for stationary engines), $1.25 to $1.50. The anthracite coal trade at this center seems to have settled down pretty generally on a spring basis. Dealers are not inclined to order more than they need for their daily needs. which is small at the present, and, with the view of lower prices after April 1, are permitting their stocks to run quite low. Rumors of a strike seem to have little fear for the average buyer, who is rather optimistic at the situation and it is not thought that he would buy ahead, even with the knowledge that a strike would occur, unless the companies agreed to protect him against a decline in price. There is. nevertheless, a fair amount of business doing which prevents any large amount of coal going into storage, though we notice in the last...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 590g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236821181
  • 9781236821188