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What is Known about the Effect of Smoke on Health

Description: From title page: "For some years the Bureau of Mines, in connection with its investigations relating to efficiency in the combustion of fuels, as been engaged in a study of smoke prevention. Popular support for such work is usually based upon the injurious effects of smoke on the human ssytem, and this paper is published as a contribution to the literature dealing with that subject."
Date: December 7, 1926
Creator: White, William Charles
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the estimate of the known reserves of coking coal in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. The report evaluates the properties of coal and coal blends from the area, and includes tables, and maps.
Date: August 1951
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Toenges, Albert L.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
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Engineering Studies and Results of Acid Treatment of Wells, Zwolle Oil Field, Sabine Parish, Louisiana

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the studies done on the Zwolle oil field wells. History of the oil field, and the results of acid treatment to the wells are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, and illustrations.
Date: October 1934
Creator: Heithecker, R. E.
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Washington County, Pennsylvania

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of coking-coal reserves of Washington County, Pennsylvania. Methods used, and measurements of coal reserves are listed. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: February 1955
Creator: Wallace, Joseph J.; Dowd, James J.; Provost, John M.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Wyoming County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines evaluating the reserves of coking coal in Wyoming County, West Virginia. The report also lists properties of coal and coal blends from the area. This report includes maps and tables.
Date: April 1953
Creator: Wallace, Joseph J.; Dowd, James J.; Tavenner, William H.; Provost, John M.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
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Estimate of the Known Recoverable Reserves and the Preparation and Carbonizing Properties of Coking Coal in Marion County, Tennessee

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of coking coal reserves of Marion County, Tennessee. Testing to determine suitability for producing metallurgical coke is also presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: October 1955
Creator: Williams, Lloyd; Hershey, Robert E. & Gandrud, B. W.
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Evaluation of a California Bentonitic Clay for Use in Oil-Well Drilling Muds

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the bentonite deposits of San Benito County, California. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of the study was to learn if these large deposits contain bentonite of sufficient quality and quantity to be of economic value as an oil-well drilling mud additive" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1959
Creator: Aune, Quinton A.; Caraway, W. Hodge; Morris, Frank C. & Gates, George Laurence
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Factors Influencing Flow of Natural Gas Through High-Pressure Transmission Lines

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the effects of different operating conditions on high-pressure natural gas pipelines. Analysis of past and current studies on natural gas transmission are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, and an illustration.
Date: December 1931
Creator: Berwald, W. B. & Johnson, T. W.
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Engineering Report on Oklahoma City Oil Field, Oklahoma

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the engineering and production methods of the Oklahoma City oil wells. Characteristics and properties of the wells, and methods and practices of well engineering are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, and illustrations.
Date: January 1937
Creator: Hill, Harry Blackburn; Rawlins, E. L. & Bopp, C. R.
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Extent and Availability of Natural Gas Reserves in Michigan "Stray" Sandstone Horizon of Central Michigan

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on studies of the known natural gas reserves in central Michigan sandstone deposits. The geology and methods used to estimate the reserves are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and maps.
Date: July 1936
Creator: Rawlins, E. L. & Schellhardt, M. A.
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The Fabrication of Arc-Melted Ingots of Titanium and Titanium-Manganese Alloys into Plate

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over production of titanium-manganese alloy plates from arc-melted ingots. As stated in the summary, "for the alloy material, transformation data were obtained, and their age-hardening characteristics were studied. The temperature-impact relationship was established for rolled sections from all three ingots" (p. 1). This report includes tables, graphs, and photographs.
Date: March 1955
Creator: Huber, R. W.; Petersen, V. C. & Wiley, R. C.
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Explosions of Ammonium Nitrate Fertilizer on Board the S. S. Grandcamp and S. S. High Flyer at Texas City, Texas, April 16, 17, 1947

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines regarding explosions that took place on two separate cargo ships in 1947. The observations, data collected, and testing done during investigations of the disaster are presented. This report includes photographs, and illustrations.
Date: February 1948
Creator: Kintz, G. M.; Jones, G. W. & Carpenter, Charles B.
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