COAL: What the Railroads Bear

The anthracite coal strike, costly to all consumers of hard coal, is also expensive to the railroads engaged in loading anthracite. These roads are the Delaware & Hudson, Lehigh Valley, Lackawanna, Reading, Central of New Jersey, Lehigh & Hudson, Lehigh & New England, and Pennsylvania.

Normally these roads load 1000 cars of anthracite a day at this time of year. At present, since only anthracite coal in storage is available for shipment, only about 300 cars a day are being loaded, with a tendency toward decreasing amounts as time goes on. As...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!