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Annual Report of Research and Technologic Work on Coal: Fiscal Year 1941

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the annual report over the research and technology of coal during 1941. As stated in the foreword, "these investigations increase our fund of exact knowledge on the properties and composition of American coals and lead to better methods in mining, preparing, storing, and utilizing coal" (p. 4). This report includes tables, illustrations, photographs, and a map.
Date: November 1941
Creator: Fieldner, Arno Carl & Schmidt, L. D.
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Thickness of Bituminous Coal and Lignite Seams Mined in the United States in 1945

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing bituminous coal and lignite seams found in the United States. The thickness of seams from several U.S. states is compared, as well as the mining methods employed. This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
Date: December 1947
Creator: Young, W. H. & Anderson, R. L.
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Safety Cars of the United States Bureau of Mines

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mine stations and safety cars used to reach miners in distress. As stated in the report, "the purpose, equipment, personnel, and construction of its safety cars" is presented. This report includes an illustration, and a map.
Date: March 1931
Creator: Forbes, J. J. & Ankeny, M. J.
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Review of State Mine Inspector's Reports as They Relate to Accidents from Falls of Roof

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines over state mine inspection reports from 19 U.S. states. The information in the reports includes details of accidents, locations that specific accidents occurred, and proposed remedies for prevention of future accidents. This report includes tables.
Date: April 1929
Creator: Paul, James Washington
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Analyses of Kentucky Coals

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing analyses of the Eastern and Western coal fields in Kentucky. The two coal fields are described in detail. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1944
Creator: McFarlan, Arthur C.
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Carbonizing Properties: Eastern Kentucky Coals from Elkhorn Number 1, Elkhorn Number 2, Leatherwood, and Harlan Beds

Description: From Introduction and Summary: "This report gives results of an investigation of the carbonizing properties of the following eastern Kentucky coals: Elkhorn No.1 bed, No. 28 mine, Wayland, Floyd County; Elkhorn No.2 bed, Turner No.5 mine, Drift, Floyd County; Leatherwood (Haddix No.5) bed, Leatherwood mine, Leatherwood, Perry County; and Harlan bed, Path Fork mine, Path Fork, Harlan County."
Date: 1952
Creator: Davis, J. D.; Reynolds, D. A.; Brewer, R. E.; Wolfson, D. E.; Naugle, B. W.; Frederic, W. H. et al.
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Analyses of Coals in the United States with Descriptions of Mine and Field Samples Collected between July 1, 1904 and June 30, 1910 Part 2. Descriptions of Samples

Description: From Introduction: "This volume contains the descriptions of the samples whose analyses are published in the preceding volume, Part I of this bulletin. The descriptions have been compiled from the notebooks of the persons who collected the samples, have been condensed from accounts given in published reports of the United States Geological Survey, or have furnished by the collection themselves. Inasmuch as the descriptions represent the work of many persons during a period of six years, and inasmuch as they were recorded under widely differing conditions, they necessarily vary in fullness detail."
Date: 1913
Creator: Lord, N. W.
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Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States and Foreign Countries

Description: From Introduction: "The lack of comparable and accurate statistics of coal-mine accidents in the united States as a whole led the Bureau of Mines in 1911 to undertake the collection of such data. The mining departments of the leading foreign coal-producing countries have long taken cognizance of the importance of statistics. The bureau feels that in presenting the tables embodied in this report it is offering the and comparable statistics of coal-min accidents for the country as a whole that have ever been published."
Date: 1913
Creator: Horton, Frederick W.
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Analyses of Coals in the United States with Descriptions of Mine and Field Samples Collected between July 1, 1904 and June 30, 1910: Part 1. -- Analyses

Description: From Significance and value of Analyses of Coal: "The analyses published in this report cover samples of coal collected in many different parts of the country with unusual care by experiences men, in such manner as to make them representative of extensive beds of coal."
Date: 1913
Creator: Lord, N. W.
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The Coke Industry of the United States as Related to the Foundry

Description: From Introduction: "The present bulletin, published by the Bureau of Mines because of the analyzing and testing of fuels have been transferred from the Geographical Survey to the Bureau of Mines, briefly reviews the status of the coke industry, some features of practice in the use of coke in the foundry, the probable happenings of a cupola heat, and the reasons for modifying charging practice so that a particular coke can be used to best advantage."
Date: 1910
Creator: Moldenke, Richard
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Analyses of Tipple and Delivered Samples of Coal: (Collected During the Fiscal Years 1948 to 1950 Inclusive)

Description: From Forward: "This bulletin is the first of a new series, which includes analyses of only tipple and delivered coal. It covers samples collected throughout the United States from July 1, 1947 to June 30, 1950 (fiscal years 1948-50). It is planned that future publications of this series will cover a period of one fiscal year only and be issued as soon as possible after June 30 of each year."
Date: 1953
Creator: Snyder, N. H. & Aresco, S. J.
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An Overview of Research on Self-Contained Self-Rescuer Training

Description: From Abstract: "During the next 5 years investigators examined a number of factors that have a bearing upon miners' ability to put on and use the apparatus in an emergency: the procedure being taught; availability and utilization of training models; opportunities to practice; hygiene; and on-the-job-training. This report presents an overview of that research."
Date: unknown
Creator: Vaught, Charles; Brnich, Michael J., Jr.; Wiehagen, William J.; Cole, Henry P. & Kellner, Henry J.
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City Smoke Ordinances and Smoke Abatement

Description: From Introduction: "In connection with the fuel investigations conducted by the Bureau of Mines much information has been accumulated as to the smoke abatement activities in various cities. The essential features of the information are presented in this report, which, it is believed, will be of public interest and benefit, especially to those communities that are just beginning organized effort to abate unnecessary smoke."
Date: 1912
Creator: Flagg, Samuel B.
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Coal-Washing Investigations: Methods and Tests

Description: From Introduction: "The investigations described in this bulletin are confined to a study of the washing characteristics of bituminous coals. The washing characteristics of coals from many of the most important coal-producing fields of the Eastern and Central States were examined."
Date: 1929
Creator: Yancey, H. F. & Fraser, Thomas
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Radioactivity of Coal and Associated Rock in the Coal Fields of Eastern Kentucky

Description: Report discussing radioactivity measurements of samples of coal and associated rock that were collected during a reconnaissance study in the coal fields of eastern Kentucky, as well as Logan and Mingo counties, West Virginia.
Date: June 1953
Creator: Welch, Stewart W.
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Floyd County, Kentucky

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the known recoverable reserves of coking coal in Floyd County, Kentucky. The investigation includes a study on the properties of coal and coal blends found in the area. This report contains maps and tables.
Date: September 1951
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Toenges, Albert L.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Harlan County, Kentucky

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of the estimation of coking coal reserves from Harlan County, Kentucky. The methods used and measurements of coking coal are presented. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: March 1954
Creator: Wallace, Joseph J.; Dowd, James J.; Travis, Raymond G.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Knott County, Kentucky

Description: Report of investigations issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines regarding the estimates of known reserves of coking coal located in Knott County, Kentucky. The investigation also discusses properties of coal and coal blends from the area. This report includes maps and tables.
Date: July 1952
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Toenges, Albert L.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
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Low-Temperature Carbonization Assays of North American Coals

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on low-temperature carbonization of coal. Methods and results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1957
Creator: Selvig, W. A. & Ode, W. H.
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A Study of Oxidation of the Oil in Two Air-and Air-Gas-Repressuring Projects

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the oxidation levels caused from different oil recovery processes. Experiments were conducted to determine the effect of air on crude oil, and the degree of oxidation. This report includes tables, and a map.
Date: January 1937
Creator: Johnson, T. W. & Taylor, Sam S.
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Comparative Yields of Light Oil, Tar, and Constituents from Carbonization Tests at 800 Degrees, 900 Degrees, and 1,000 Degrees Celsius

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on testing done on a variety of American coals collected from 32 coal beds across the country. The carbonizing properties of samples tested at 3 different temperatures are presented. This report includes tables, and graphs.
Date: March 1943
Creator: Holmes, C. R.; Wilson, J. E. & Davis, J. D.
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Coke from Low-Ash Appalachian Coals for Carbon Electrodes in Aluminum Industry with a Chapter on Comparison of Results Obtained by Trent Process for Cleaning Coal with Those by Float-and-Sink Methods

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on testing conducted on coking coal samples for carbon electrode use in aluminum production. The testing methods, and results are presented. This report includes tables.
Date: November 1943
Creator: Selvig, W. A.; Ode, W. H.; Gibson, F. H. & Davis, Joseph D.
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