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Olymphant Coal Breaker Fire
Olymphant, PA

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.

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