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Data on Pumping at the Anthracite Mines of Pennsylvania.

United States. Bureau of Mines.

Data on Pumping at the Anthracite Mines of Pennsylvania.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesReport of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 4700
ContributionsAsh, S., Eaton, W., Gilbert, J.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21748232M

Oct 6, - Explore georgepawlush's board "Anthracite Coal Region" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Coal mining, Luzerne county and Coal miners pins. SUMMARY OF ANTHRACITE COAL MINES PRODUCTION BY DISTRICT/COUNT Y PENNSYLVANIA ANNUAL 7 Deep Surface Districts/County Opera-tors No. of Deep Mines No. of Refuse and Ban k Mines No. of Surfac e Mines Numbe r of Breaker and Washery Plants TOTAL NUMBER O F OPERA - TIONS Number of Gaseous Mines-Number of Non - Gaseous Mines Deep Employes, Refus. Acidic mine drainage (AMD) from legacy anthracite mines has contaminated Swatara Creek in eastern Pennsylvania. Intermittently collected base-flow data for – indicate that fish were.


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Data on Pumping at the Anthracite Mines of Pennsylvania. by United States. Bureau of Mines. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sincemining disasters have claimed the lives of o men and boys who toiled underground in the anthracite mines of Pennsylvania. The constant threat of fire, explosion, collapsed rock and deadly gas brought miners face to face with death on a daily basis.

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The Coal Mines Of Pennsylvania: Anthracite And Bituminous. Amount Produced, Names Of The Mines, Location Of The Mines, Names Of The Operators. Railroads Over Which The Product Is Sent To Market [Saward, Frederick Edward] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Coal Mines Of Pennsylvania: Anthracite And Bituminous. Amount Produced, Names Of The Mines, Author: Frederick Edward Saward. From the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.

Links to Pennsylvania county maps dating from the s through the s. The maps on this page were specifically chosen because they depict a plethora of surface and subterranean features, such as businesses, churches, mineral deposits, mountains, roads, rivers, and : Jennie Levine Knies.

ABSTRACT. This report, prepared in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PaDEP), the Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation, and the Dauphin County Conservation District, provides estimates of water budgets and groundwater volumes stored in abandoned underground mines in the Western Middle Anthracite Coalfield, which.

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Boys picking slate in a great coal breaker, anthracite mines, Pa. Pennsylvania, ca. New York. There are perhaps independent anthracite miners left in Pennsylvania, mostly family operations struggling to survive in a time-honored, high-risk.

() Report of the Inspectors of Mines of the Anthracite Coal Regions of Pennsylvania. [Anthracite] Some data (p. 13, 63 casualties, mined tonnage and employees); fans erected, (p ); Maps and illustrations: Section through Lehigh colliery, deep slope; Specimen sections of the principle seams of coal worked.

There lies before me a fat volume, of almost a thousand octavo pages, which might be called the "Book of Accidents." It is the report of the Bureau of Mines of the State of Pennsylvania for the yearand is made up of the reports of the inspectors of the eight anthracite and ten bituminous districts.

There are two types of coal found in Pennsylvania: anthracite (the “hard coal” found in Northeastern Pennsylvania below the Allegheny Ridge southwest to Harrisburg; also called “stone coal”, “rock coal” in the s) and bituminous (“soft coal”, found west of the Allegheny Front escarpment).Anthracite coal is a natural mineral with a high carbon and energy content that gives.

Surface Coal Mining. The primary methods of surface coal mining used in Pennsylvania are: Strip Mining: Layers of soil and rock overburden are removed the coal exposed coal seam is area is then backfilled, regraded, and replanted during the reclamation process.

The Danville Iron Mines were a series of mines along Montour Ridge in the Clinton formation at Danville, exploiting the beds of the red Hematite deposits of Central Pennsylvania. Conveniently situated within the vast Anthracite region of NE Pennsylvania, the area also included sufficient local limestone to.

Tales of the Towpath is a children's book and educational curriculum about a man's return to his childhood, a journey back to an age when anthracite coal was fueling America's industries and. Steven Ling, director of the Pennsylvania Anthracite Museum Complex, believes about twenty-five hundred people—including not only miners but support and administrative staff as well—remain unemployed mining hard coal in Pennsylvania.

Although anthracite is still used for residential heating, today's largest customers are power plants. Anthracite Miners and the Pennsylvania Coal Region. K likes. Long gone is the heyday of anthracite mining and the riches it created for some (the mine owners) and the heartache for others (the.

"Drive for Anthracite", Made by the Office of War Information for the War Production Board. Anthracite Coal Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania. K likes. A gathering place to reflect upon the history, culture, and media representations of the Greater 5/5(11).

Major Disasters at Metal and Nonmetal Mines and Quarries in the United States (Excluding Coal Mines), Bureau of Mines Information Circular Historical Summary of Mine Disasters in the United States, Volume III, Metal and Nonmetal Mines, (MSHA)Author: Jennie Levine Knies.

In Honor and In Memory. This site is dedicated to my Dad, Grandfathers, and all the brave souls who worked in the coal mines of Pennsylvania’s Anthracite region, and to their families and friends who call the Coal Region, and Schuylkill County in particular, “home” — many of them for generations.

Skeletons of The Coal Region. Anthracite coal fields in the United States are geographically compact, confined largely to three counties of northeastern Pennsylvania.

A century ago, when transport costs were high and alternative fuels scarce, anthracite was the preferred fuel for home heating throughout the northeast U.S. Deep-well pumps and shaft pumps in anthracite mines of Pennsylvania / ([Washington, D.C.]: U.S.

Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, ), by William H. Lesser (page images at HathiTrust) Productivity and unit labor cost in the anthracite mining industry, A scene from the anthracite mines under Pitttston, Pa.

By the midth century the mining industry in Pennsylvania was in sharp decline. A massive tunnel project was proposed to try and save the. Addeddate Barcode Call number P38 Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II External-identifier urn:oclc:record   The Avondale mine disaster in which miners were killed focused attention on the unsafe conditions in the mines and caused Pennsylvania to enact the first mine safety laws.

In (the first year of statistics) a total of miners were killed while producing 14 million tons of anthracite.

Published since the 's this report contains production statistics, mine names, locations, owner information, and accident statistics for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Issued in 2 parts: part 1 anthracite and part 2 bituminous.

A coal with greater than 90% carbon content dry ash free and less than 14% volatiles. The Museum of Anthracite Mining was formerly administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, the Commonwealth's official history agency.

Inthe museum was turned over to the Borough of Ashland, Schuylkill County, for operation. Ash, S.H. Data on pumping at the Anthracite mines of Pennsylvania. U.S. Bureau of Mines R.I. pp. E Standard Guide for Design and Construction of Coal Ash Structural Fill. In: Book of Standards.

vol.p Evaluation of acid-based accounting to predict the quality of drainage at surface coal mines in File Size: KB.

From Summary: "To obtain a reliable picture of the anthracite-mine-water problem and to solve that problem, it is necessary to have factual data on the volume and the quality and character of mine water handled by pumping plants in the anthracite region, as well as kinds of pumps utilized and problems concerning their operation.

The main conclusion that be drawn from an investigation of Cited by: 1. The USGS, in cooperation with more than 30 local, State, and Federal agencies, collects streamflow, ground-water, and water-quality data at sites throughout Pennsylvania.

Many of these data-collection sites are equipped with data-collection platforms that use radio and satellite relay technology to provide near-realtime data to the users.

Items include materials from the Pennsylvania Geological Survey, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and other sources. For additional information on this topic, consult the Pennsylvania Mining and Mineral Resources guide.

Annual Report of Mines:   Eastern Pennsylvania is the only place in the United States where anthracite is mined. It's the hard, low-sulfur, low-soot form of coal that once was a mainstay in home heating and commercial.

Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing water pools that accumulate in Pennsylvania anthracite mines. Factors that lead to underground water pools, and methods for water drainage are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and by: 6. Anthracite, often referred to as hard coal, is a hard, compact variety of coal that has a submetallic has the highest carbon content, the fewest impurities, and the highest energy density of all types of coal and is the highest ranking of coals.

Anthracite is the most metamorphosed type of coal (but still represents low-grade metamorphism), in which the carbon content is between 92%.

The lives of coal miners in the United States, like the black rock they cut from the earth, are wrought by the forces of time and pressure. Risking crippling injury and death, generations of miners have tunneled down from the surface and emerged at the end of each exhausting day with the fuel needed to drive the nation's : Corsa Coal idling 2 met coal mines, eliminating positions in Pennsylvania.

January 9, Corsa Coal Corp. will be eliminating full time positions and idling two mines in the PBS Coals Ltd. portfolio that it recently acquired when purchasing PBS from OAO Severstal in August.

The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum, featuring a permanent exhibition entitled (appropriately enough) "Anthracite People: Immigration and Ethnicity in Pennsylvania's Hard Coal Region," is open Monday through Saturday, 9 A.M.

to 5 P.M.; and Sunday, Noon to 5 P.M. English: Identifier: reportsofinspectpenn (find matches) Title: Reports of the Inspectors of Mines of the anthracite and bituminous coal regions of Pennsylvania, for the year. Year: Authors: tors of Mines Subjects: Coal mines and mining Publisher: Harrisburg: Edwin K.

Meyers, state printer Contributing Library: The University of Scranton Weinberg Memorial LibraryAuthor: Pennsylvania. Inspectors of Mines. The full report and associated data is the property of the Susquehanna River Basin Commission. Water Quantity, Quality, and Potential Usage from Underground Mines in the Western Middle and Southern Anthracite Coal Fields of Eastern Pennsylvania () Executive Summary.

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See more ideas about Coal mining, Coal miners and Luzerne county pins.The pH of coal-mine drainage in Pennsylvania has a bimodal frequency distribution, with modes at pH to 4 (acidic) and pH 6 to 7 (near neutral).

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