American Industrial Mining Co.
Preserving Our Mining and Industrial Heritage
Non-profit preservation, restorations and education
The Dessecker Coal Mine
Equipment Infrastructure (Picture Gallery Below)
 
(2) Coal Tipples
 
Lower tipple (Utilized only for underground mining operations) equipped with:
  • 5 bins
  • Shaker Table mfg by the Eureka Machine Co. of Sugar Creek, Oh Preserved by American Industrial Mining Co.
  • Mechanical coal conveyor manufactured by Jeffrey Manufacturing in Columbus, Ohio
​        Preserved by American Industrial Mining Co.
  • Coal feeder for coal conveyor from mine car dump "homemade"
  • Coal crusher for dump trucks to coal conveyor made in Dover, Ohio Scrapped
​Upper tipple (Utilized only for the original strip mine, struck by lightning)
  • Equipment was removed prior to our site survey
Narrow Gauge Mine Railway
 
Trolley Type Locomotives
  • (1) Jeffrey Mine Locomotive 5 TON 36" Ga Outside Wheels Preserved by American Industrial Mining Co.
        Sn# 6055 Date built: 12-15-1921 (Previous owner Midvale Coal Co., Midvale Oh)
  • (1) Jeffrey Mine Locomotive 5 TON 36" Ga Outside Wheels Preserved by American Industrial Mining Co.
​        Sn# 6606 Date Built: 1-26-1924 (Previous owners C.A. Hughes & Co. Portage Pa then sold to Midvale Coal Co.)
  • (1) Jeffrey Mine Locomotive 5 TON 36" Ga Outside Wheels Preserved by American Industrial Mining Co.
        Sn# No info (Spare never operational)
  • (1) Jeffrey Mine Locomotive 5 TON 36" Ga Inside Wheels Scrapped
        Sn# No Info (Desseckers' bought for spare parts) Marion passed away at the mine scrapping this unit
 
Mine Cars
  • (10) Steel type 2 ton mine cars 36 in ga purchased new 1961 ($625.00 each) by Watt Car & Wheel Co. in Barnesville, Oh
               - (2) Mine Cars Preserved by American Industrial Mining Co.
               - (2) Mine Cars Preserved by Steve Netta
               - (5) Mine Cars Preserved by Kenny Moore
               - (1) Mine Car Private purchase owner unknown
 
Mining Equipment
 
Coal Cutters
  • (1) Jeffrey Model 35B   250 VDC 35hp Preserved by American Industrial Mining Co.
  • (2) Jeffrey Model 35BB 250 VDC 55hp Scrapped
Loaders
  • Joy 12BU Junior Preserved by American Industrial Mining Co.
  • Joy 14BU-3 Remains trapped underground in the old works of the mine
Shuttle Cars
  • Joy 6-SC Remains trapped underground in the old works of the mine
  • Joy 32E Remains trapped underground in the old works of the mine
Powerhouses #1 , #2 & Fan
 
#1 Powerhouse
  • General Electric 250 VDC rotary generator 340 amps (belted to a farm tractor)
​        Preserved by American Industrial Mining Co.
#2 Powerhouse
  • 480 Vac 3 phase to 250 VDC 450 amp rectifier
​        Preserved by American Industrial Mining Co.
Fan
  • From a US Navy ship 250 VDC​ Preserved by American Industrial Mining Co.
 

Dessecker Coal Mine Equipment
Picture Galleries

     Coal Tipples

  1. Dessecker Coal Mine Upper Tipple, American Industrial Mining Company, Ohio Abandoned Mine
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    Upper Tipple Dessecker Coal Mine
  2. Dessecker Coal Mine, American Industrial Mining Company, Ohio Abandoned Mine
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    Lower Tipple Dessecker Coal Mine
  3. Shaker Feeder for Coal Conveyor
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    Shaker Feeder for Coal Conveyor
  4. Conveyor Bin
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    Conveyor Bin
  5. Dessecker Coal Mine
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    Jeffrey Manufacturing Coal Conveyor
  6. Conveyor from mine cars to tipple bins
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    Conveyor from mine cars to tipple bins
  7. Jeffrey Mechanical Mining Conveyor
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    Jeffrey Mechanical Mining Conveyor
  8. Conveyor looking down
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    Conveyor looking down
  9. The Jeffrey mechanical gear drive in the tipple
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    The Jeffrey mechanical gear drive in the tipple
  10. The motor drive side
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    The motor drive side
  11. Shaker screen table to size the coal
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    Shaker screen table to size the coal
  12. Shaker screen drive
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    Shaker screen drive
  13. Shaker screen size at Bin #4
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    Shaker screen size at Bin #4
  14. Bin #4 looking down
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    Bin #4 looking down
  15. Bin #5 Lump Coal
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    Bin #5 Lump Coal
  16. Rock picking table
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    Rock picking table
  17. Dump truck entrance
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    Dump truck entrance
  18. The scale house
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    The scale house
  19. A coal weigh slip
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    A coal weigh slip

     Dessecker Coal Mine Railway

  1. Jeffrey Mine Locomotive, American Industrial Mining Company, Ohio Abandoned Mine
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    Jeffrey mine locomotive 4 ton 36 in ga
  2. Jeffrey Mine Locomotive, American Industrial Mining Company, Ohio Abandoned Mine
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    Jeffrey Mine Locomotive 4 ton
  3. Parts Jeffrey Mine Locomotive
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    Parts Jeffrey Mine Locomotive
  4. Watt Car & Wheel Co. , American Industrial Mining Company
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    Watt Car & Wheel Mine Car letter dated 1961
  5. Dessecker Coal Mine, Watt Car & Wheel Company, American Industrial Mining Company
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    Watt Car & Wheel Co. Quotation
  6. Watt Mine Cars, American Industrial Mining Co. , Dessecker Coal Mine, Ohio Abandoned Mine
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    Watt Mine Cars still parked on the empty track
  7. Mine Car Trip Light, American Industrial Mining Company
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    Rear trip light
  8. Mine Locomotive Wheel, American Industrial Mining Company, Dessecker Coal Mine
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    Jeffrey Locomotive Wheel
  9. Watt Mine Car, American Industrial Mining Company, Dessecker Coal Mine, Ohio Abandoned Mine, Ohio Hidden mine
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    Watt Mine Car
  10. Watt Mine Car, American Industrial Mining Company, Ohio Hidden Mine
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    Top view of 2 ton Watt Mine Car
  11. Watt Mine Car, American Industrial Mining Company, Ohio Hidden Mine
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    (1) Watt Mine Car had riveted construction
  12. Link & Pin couplers
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    Link & Pin couplers
  13. The crossover track
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    The crossover track
  14. American Industrial Mining Co, Dessecker Mine, Ohio Abandoned Mine, Ohio Hidden Mine
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    Mine Portal of The Dessecker Coal Mine
  15. Height of trolley wire
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    Height of trolley wire
  16. Crossover track
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    Crossover track
  17. American Industrial Mining Company, Dessecker Coal Mine, Ohio Hidden Mine, Ohio Abandoned Mine
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    Year 2007
  18. Trolley
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    Trolley
  19. Dessecker Mine Map 1969
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    Dessecker Mine Map 1969

Underground Mining Equipment

  1. Jeffrey Coal Cutter, American Industrial Mining Company, Ohio Abandoned Mine
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    Widow Maker
  2. Jeffrey Coal Cutter, American Industrial Mining Company, Ohio Abandoned Mine
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    Size comparison
  3. Jeffrey 35 BB Coal Cutter
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    Jeffrey 35 BB Coal Cutter
  4. Jeffrey Coal Cutter , American Industrial Mining Company
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    Jeffrey 35 BB Coal Cutter
  5. Dessecker Coal Mine, Jeffrey Coal Cutter, American Industrial Mining Company
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    Jeffrey 35 BB Coal Cutter rear view
  6. Jeffrey Coal Cutter, American Industrial Mining Co. , Dessecker Coal Mine, Ohio Abandoned Mine
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    Jeffrey Coal Cutter 35 BB
  7. American Industrial Mining Company
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    Mine Equipment Entrance
  8. Jeffrey Coal Cutter, American Industrial Mining Company, Dessecker Coal Mine
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    Coal Cutter teeth
  9. Loader rail car
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    Loader rail car
  10. Joy Loader 12BU Junior
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    Joy Loader 12BU Junior
  11. Joy Loader, Joy Mining Equipmement, American Industrial Mining Company, Ohio Hidden Mine
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    Joy Loader 12BU Junior
  12. Joy 12 BU Loader, American Industrial Mining Company
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    Joy 12 BU Junior
  13. Joy Loader, Dessecker Coal Mine, Ohio Hidden Mine, Ohio Abandoned Mine
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    Joy 12 BU Loader
  14. Joy Shuttle Car 6 SC, American Industrial Mining Co, Dessecker Mine, Ohio Abandoned Mine, Ohio Hidden Mine
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    Joy 6-SC Shuttle Car
  15. Joy 12 BU tail conveyor
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    Joy 12 BU tail conveyor
  16. American Industrial Mining Company,  Jeffrey Coal Cutter
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    Jeffrey 35 B Coal Cutter