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The Louis Frost Notes 1685 to 1962


Lloyd's Cove Mine

This was a slope mine, opened on the outcrop of the Lloyd's Cove Seam at a distance of 1500 feet from the shore, in 1873, This mine was closed in 1875.

During its life the mine worked the land area of Lloyd's Cove Seam lying between the outcrop and the shore line. The area worked on a room and pillar system with pillar drawing near the outcrop which was quite small. The main deeps when the mine closed had only reached a depth of 860 feet from the mine entry.

In addition to the main level, the workings were connected by a level to a shore outcropping East off Swivel Point, driven approximately 300 feet from the surface. This level, which was about 300 feet long, connected with the main slopes driven on an angle of North 89 deg East.

This mine produced 17,748 long tons of coal during its active life.

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Last Modified: 98-01-06

Authored by: Louis Frost

The information contained on this site is not provided for the purpose of factual
representation. Instead, it is provided in an historical context. Every effort has
been made to ensure that this information represents the actual content of the
original document authored by Louis Frost for the Dominion Coal Company
on or around 1962. Nevertheless, no warranties are provided in any respect.

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