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Luke Fidler breaker, operated from 1850 to 1929, tonnage of coal mined wasn't accurately recorded, I couldn't find the workforce or fatality statistics for this breaker.




Here's the Enterprise breaker in Excelsior, it started in 1865 and was abandoned in 1935, it was worked for a total of 71 years. 11,418,000 tons of coal were mined from this operation, there was a maximum work force of 694, and there was 87 fatalities.




This is a shot of the Burnside breaker. Started in 1864 and lasting until 1932, the breaker was worked for 69 years, producing in that time, 13,198,000 tons of coal, with a maximum working force of 1094, and suffering 101 fatalities.