|Olymphant Coal Breaker Fire
January 17, 1904
The Olyphant Breaker and Washery of the Delaware and Hudson Company at Olyphant, Pennsylvania, was totally destroyed by fire on January 17, 1904. A hot journal is supposed to have started the blaze. The breaker was one of the largest and most modern in the State, having a capacity of 2,200 tons per day. The loss is $110,000.