Carbon Dioxide Content of Mine-Fire Atmospheres as an Aid when Fighting Metal-Mine Fires

Carbon Dioxide Content of Mine-Fire Atmospheres as an Aid when Fighting Metal-Mine Fires

Date: December 1950
Creator: Ash, S. H.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mine fires, and methods for controlling and extinguishing them. As stated in the purpose, "the purpose of this report is to show briefly how to utilize the trend of the carbon dioxide content of the mine-fire atmospheres to fight metal-mine fires" (p. 4). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Safety Factors in Construction and Ventilation, Wawona Vehicular Tunnel, Yosemite National Park, California

Safety Factors in Construction and Ventilation, Wawona Vehicular Tunnel, Yosemite National Park, California

Date: 1940
Creator: Ash, S. H.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the safety and ventilation hazards presented during the construction of the Wawona tunnel in Yosemite National Park. Safety precautions and procedures used during the construction are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Mining Practices and Safety at the Lava Cap Gold Mining Corporation Mines, Nevada City-Grass Valley District, California

Mining Practices and Safety at the Lava Cap Gold Mining Corporation Mines, Nevada City-Grass Valley District, California

Date: 1941
Creator: Ash, S. H.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing mining safety in the Grass Valley mining district. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this paper is not to present an outstanding safety record but to show that gold mining can be pursued with the same degree of safety and improvement as any other industry, if and when the management recognizes that it can and must be done" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Flood-Prevention Projects at Pennsylvania Anthracite Mines: A Preliminary Study

Flood-Prevention Projects at Pennsylvania Anthracite Mines: A Preliminary Study

Date: March 1946
Creator: Ash, S. H. & Westfield, James
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over flood-prevention methods at Pennsylvania anthracite mines. The flood-prevention projects are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
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Analyses of Complex Mixtures of Gases: Application to Control and Extinguish Fires and to Prevent Explosions in Mines, Tunnels, and Hazardous Industrial Processes

Analyses of Complex Mixtures of Gases: Application to Control and Extinguish Fires and to Prevent Explosions in Mines, Tunnels, and Hazardous Industrial Processes

Date: 1948
Creator: Ash, S. H. & Felegy, E. W.
Description: None
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Flood-Prevention Projects at Pennsylvania Anthracite Mines: Progress Report for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1947

Flood-Prevention Projects at Pennsylvania Anthracite Mines: Progress Report for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1947

Date: April 1948
Creator: Ash, S. H.; Cassap, W. E.; Eaton, W. L.; Hughes, Karl; Romischer, W. M. & Westfield, James
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the progress made on flood prevention in anthracite mines. As stated in the report, "the broad objective of the investigative work was to obtain factual data on: 1. anthracite reserves of Pennsylvania, 2. underground water pools, 3. barrier pillars, 4. the "buried valley" of the Susquehanna River, and 5. infiltration of surface water into underground mine workings" (p. 4). This report includes tables, graphs, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
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Buried Valley of the Susquehanna River: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania

Buried Valley of the Susquehanna River: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania

Date: 1950
Creator: Ash, S. H. (Simon Harry), b. 1889
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines regarding a buried valley area (a deposit of clay, sand, and gravel) around the Susquehanna River in the anthracite region of Pennsylvania, near the city of Wilkes-Barre. According the the introduction, "The purpose of this report is to furnish data on the buried valley of the Susquehanna River that will be useful in solving the anthracite mine-water problem" and "This report (a) discusses the physical characteristics and the influence of the buried valley of the Susquehanna River on anthracite mining in the Wyoming Valley area of the Northern field, (b) correlates pertinent data relating to the buried valley, (c) presents accurate contour maps showing the position of the top of solid rock underlying the water-soaked valley-fill deposits in the buried valley, and (d) presents cross sections at regular intervals across the buried valley showing the irregularities in trend and bottom as well as the thickness, configuration, and nature of the materials composing the water-bearing valley-fill deposits" (p. 3).
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Barrier Pillars in Wyoming Basin, Northern Field: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania

Barrier Pillars in Wyoming Basin, Northern Field: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania

Date: 1954
Creator: Ash, S. H. (Simon Harry), b. 1889
Description: None
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Barrier Pillars in the Southern Field: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania

Barrier Pillars in the Southern Field: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania

Date: 1953
Creator: Ash, S. H. (Simon Harry), b. 1889 & Kynor, H. D.
Description: None
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Safety Practices in California Gold Dredging

Safety Practices in California Gold Dredging

Date: 1932
Creator: Ash, S. H. (Simon Harry), b. 1889
Description: None
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