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Exploration, Reserves, Bed Characteristics and Strip-Mining Possibilities of a Lignite Deposit Near Toledo, Lewis County, Washington

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing exploration of Lewis County lignite deposits in Washington. History, development, and drilling methods are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1947
Creator: Toenges, Albert L.; Turnbull, Louis A. & Cole, Willard A.

Flood-Prevention Projects at Pennsylvania Anthracite Mines: Progress Report for 1945

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on flood-prevention developed for mine systems. A history of flood prevention procedures as well as updated flood-prevention is presented. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: August 1947
Creator: Ash, S. H.; Cassap, W. E.; Westfield, James; Eaton, W. L.; Romischer, W. M.; Podgorski, E. J. et al.

A Guide for Reducing Fuel Consumption in Commercial Plants

Description: From Forward: "This bulletin of the handbook type assembles in one volume educational "quiz sheets" and reference material used in the program that have permanent value in detecting waste and in lowering fuel consumption. It is believed that this handbook will serve the same purpose in the postwar period and aid in good measure the efficiency of fuel utilization."
Date: 1947
Creator: Barkley, J. F.; Cheasley, Thomas C.; Waddell, K. M. & Waddell, K. M.

Peat-Bog Fires: Their Origin and Control

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing peat-bog fires. As stated in the introduction, "this paper will serve a useful purpose in that it will afford an exchange of ideas with respect to procedure, equipment, and methods of controlling and extinguishing peat-bog fires" (p. 2). This report includes tables, photographs, and a map.
Date: July 1947
Creator: Parker, D. J.; Benson, J. B. & Bird, J. H.