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Saving Coal in Steam Power Plants

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on steam power plants. The comparison of using purchased power versus using power from a private plant is discussed. This paper includes illustrations.
Date: 1919
Creator: United States. Fuel Administration.
Item Type: Report

Salvage of Material in the Oil Industry

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the salvage of necessary equipment for the oil industry. The types of materials that can be salvaged are presented and discussed. This paper includes photographs, and illustrations.
Date: 1929
Creator: Bowie, C. P.
Item Type: Report

Passage of Solid Particles Through Rotary Cylindrical Kilns

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on rotary kilns. As stated in the introduction, "the object of this study was to determine the factors that influence the rate of progress of crushed materials through a kiln" (p. 1). This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1927
Creator: Sullivan, John D.; Maier, Charles G. & Ralston, Oliver C.
Item Type: Report

Cost Keeping for Small Metal Mines

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the accounting for small metal mines. As stated in the introduction, "this report outlines methods of cost keeping suitable for metal mines of small or moderate size and presents various forms and cost sheets that have been found useful in actual practice" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: February 1919
Creator: Pickering, J. C.
Item Type: Report

Crater Wells, Richland Gas Field, Louisiana

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over "the history of the craters in the Richland gas field. The data have been collected at various times over a period of four years. The equipment and methods of control are discussed, and photographs show the surface conditions at various intervals in the life of the craters" (p. 1). This paper includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: 1932
Creator: Hill, Harry Blackburn
Item Type: Report

Gypsum Products: Their Preparation and Uses

Description: Technical report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the different uses of gypsum. The sources and uses of gypsum are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: July 1917
Creator: Stone, Ralph W.
Item Type: Report

Metallurgical Coke

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies on metallurgical coke. As stated in the introduction, "in this paper the attempt is made to summarize the history of coke making in the United States, to indicate the development of different methods and the modern types of ovens, and to point out the composition and physical properties of the metallurgical cokes produced in this country" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, illustrations, photographs, and a map.
Date: September 1913
Creator: Belden, A. W.
Item Type: Report

Experiments in the Use of Back Pressures on Oil Wells

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over experiments conducted on the back pressure of oil wells. The results of the experiments are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: September 1924
Creator: Swigart, T. E. & Bopp, C. R.
Item Type: Report

Exploration, Composition, and Washing, Burning and Gas-Producer Tests of a Coal Occurring Near Coaldale, Esmeralda County, Nevada

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of available coal in Esmeralda County, Nevada. Exploration of the coal deposits is discussed. This paper includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: 1946
Creator: Toenges, Albert L.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Schopf, James M.; Yancey, H. F.; Geer, M. R.; Johnson, K. A. et al.
Item Type: Report

Experiments with Furnaces for a Hand-Fired Return Tubular Boiler

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over tests conducted on hand-fired boiler furnaces. Testing equipment, fuel, and results of the experiments are presented. This paper includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: July 1914
Creator: Flagg, Samuel B.; Cook, George C. & Woodman, Forrest E.
Item Type: Report

Experiments in Underground Communication Through Earth Strata

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies in mine safety and communication. The methods and equipment used in the studies are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1928
Creator: Ilsley, L. C.; Freeman, H. B. & Zellers, D. H.
Item Type: Report

Utilization of Manganiferous Iron Ores

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the use of manganese with iron ore. Different uses of the ore are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: 1926
Creator: Joseph, T. L.; Royster, P. H. & Kinney, Selwyne P.
Item Type: Report

Transportation of Gasoline by Pipe Line

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over transportation of motor gasoline by pipe line. The locations and designs of the pipe lines are discussed. This paper includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: 1932
Creator: Bowie, C. P.
Item Type: Report

Traps for Saving Gas at Oil Wells

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the use of gas traps at oil wells. Different types of traps are presented and discussed. This paper includes photographs, and illustrations.
Date: February 1919
Creator: Hamilton, Walter Raleigh
Item Type: Report

Waste of Oil and Gas in the Mid-Continent Fields

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of waste in oil and gas fields in the mid-continent area. As stated in the introduction, this report "describes the general amounts and kinds of waste, and attempts to show the importance of conserving these natural resources" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1914
Creator: Blatchley, Raymond S.
Item Type: Report