Report Volume 3, PT. 3

Report Volume 3, PT. 3

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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. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...at $1 10; 30 woodchoppers, at $1; 15 colliers, at $1 20; 8 wood haulers, with horses, at $1 75. Robesonia Furazace.-Vl1ite & Ferguson, Robesonia, Pa. Pig iron. Production in 1874, 5,543 tons. No value given. Whole number of persons employed, about 50 men. NVages: 12 ore miners, at $1 60 per day; 20 furnace hands, at $1 75; 2 carpenters, at $2 00; 1 blacksmith, at $1 75; 1 foreman, at $2 50; 2 engineers, at $2 00-; 10 laborers, at $1 50; 1 superintendent; 1 clerk. In operation eleven months. Toplon 1"zu'nace'.--Topton Iron company, Topton, Pa. Anthracite pig iron. Production in 1874, 1,850 tons; value, $40,000. VVhole number of persons employed, 40 men. Vages per dav: 1 founder, at $3 30; 2 keepers, at $1 80; 4 helpers, at' $1 65; 8 fillers, at $1 55; 8 cinder snappers, at $1 55; 3 engineers, at $1 88; 10 laborers, at $1 10; 1 blacksmith, at $1 70; 1 carpenter, at $1 70; 2 iron men, at $1 50. In operation three months. A Temple Furnace.--Temple Iron company, Temple, Pa. Anthracite pig iron. Production in 1874, 1,900 tons; value, $47,900. Whole number of persons employed at furnace, 32; and at mines, 275. "rages per day: 2 founders, at $1 75; 16 furnace hands, at $1 37; 2 engipeers, at $1 48; 1 blacksmith, at $1 35; 1 carpenter, at $1 67; 10 laborers, at $1 10; 275 miners, at $1 00. Monocacy Furnace.-Wright, Cook & Co., Monocacy, Pa. Pig iron. Production in 1874, 5,2?-7 tons; value not given. Whole number of persons employed, 40_ Wages per day: 2 engineers, at $1 75; 1 blacksmith, at $1 80; 19 furnace hands, at $1 50; 18 laborers, at $1 15. Remarks: " This furnace was out of blast until the latter part of March, 1874, making repairs, and blew out again in, March of this year, (1875, ) owing to...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236993217
  • 9781236993212