The Coal Trade; The Year Book of the Coal and Coke Industry Volume 17

The Coal Trade; The Year Book of the Coal and Coke Industry Volume 17

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...635 2,338 Miscellaneous 4,161 4,161 Grand Totals 608,269 288,179 896,448 CHICAGO. ILL. Receipts have been, in the years named: --1886 4,888,090 tons. 1888 6.826,382 tons. 1887 6,161,324 tons. 1889 6,122,906 tons. Regarding qualities, we have the following statistics: --Receipts. Toss 1888. Tons 1889. Anthracite, by rail 746,164 408,574 by lake 1.239,539 1.283,811 Pennsylvania soft 441,224 295,964 West Virginia 88,127 95,409 Ohio 656,391 465,863 Indiana 1,157,582 962,544 Illinois 1,826,044 1,797,096 Coke 671,311 813,645 SHIPMENTS. Vessels cleared at Ogdensburg, but probably loaded coal at some Lake On tario port. The distribution of the Anthracite received here has been as follows: --The re-shipments aggregate the following: --. 1886. 1887. 1888. 1889. Anthracite 4-l,869 559,560 603,145 502,865 Bituminous 539,184 952,577 595,579 471,127 Coke 320,695 232,616 Total 991,053 1,512,137 1,519,419 1,206,608 Bituminous and coke grouped in '86 and '87. Fuel consumed in this city in the years specified: Qualities 1888. 1889. Anthracite 1,039,968 1,206,520 Bituminous 3,573,789 3,145,749 Coke 350,616 581,029 Total 4,964,373 4.933,298 REVIEW OF THE MARKET CONDITIONS IN 1889. Anthracite was handicapped with the largest stock that was ever carried over in the history of the trade. Early in January trade was practically lifeless. In February it was exceedingly dull and there was a marking down of circular and yard prices for Anthracite; orders from the country were small in number and quantity; however, during the latter part of the month there was an improvement in business, due to a spell of cold weather. In March the demand fell off again. In April it was considered that a commencement had been made and while everybody was more hopeful it was...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236940989
  • 9781236940988