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Central District Bituminous Coals as Water-Gas Generator Fuel

Description: From Introduction Scope of Investigation: "The purpose of the present paper is to discuss, in some detail, the principles involved in water-gas manufacture as they apply to the use of bituminous generator fuel; and to discuss in more detail the results obtained in the Streator tests and the application in other plants of the operating methods."
Date: 1924
Creator: Odell, W. W. & Dunkley, W. A.

Coal-Mine Fatalities in the United States, 1923

Description: Report compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Mines including statistics on fatalities in coal mines located in the United States as well as data regarding the various operations (e.g., number of miners employed and average production). The information is organized into tables for comparison and the text draws some overall conclusions in the summary.
Date: 1924
Creator: Adams, William W.

Coal-Mining Problems in the State of Washington

Description: From Introduction: "On account of extensive folding and faulting of the coal measures, mining in Washington presents many difficulties; therefore a description of the methods employed at some of the mines may be useful in planning operations in other regions, and is presented in this bulletin."
Date: 1924
Creator: Evans, George Watkin

Flame Safety Lamps

Description: From Introduction: "However, before the flame lamp becomes obsolete, it is fitting that the Bureau of Mines compile a permanent record of a device which has served the mining industry for more than three generations, and not only made possible the development of entire districts that otherwise could have not been worked but undoubtedly saved the lives of thousands of underground workers."
Date: 1924
Creator: Paul, J. W.; Ilsley, L. C. & Gleim, E. J.

Stone Dusting or Rock Dusting to Prevent Coal-Dust Explosions, as Practiced in Great Britain and France

Description: From Introduction: "Coal dust as an agent of widespread explosions had been under suspicion, and watering to allay the dust was recommended by some mining engineers but the watering of coal-mine dust was adopted in comparatively few mines of the United States and Great Britain, and had not been introduced widely in any country except Germany. Rock dusting, another method of preventing explosions of coal dust, was early tested with success by the Bureau of Mines in its first gallery at Pittsburgh and, beginning in 1911, at the experimental mine, Bruceton, Pa."
Date: 1924
Creator: Rice, George S.

Tests of Marine Boilers

Description: From Scope of Bulletin: "The material presented is divided into two main parts. Part I describes the evaporative tests of the marine water-tube boilers, and Part II describes the evaporative tests of the Scotch marine boiler."
Date: 1924
Creator: Kreisinger, Henry; Blizard, John; Mumford, A. R.; Cross, B. J.; Argyle, W. R. & Sherman, R. A.