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Flood-Prevention Projects at Pennsylvania Anthracite Mines

United States. Bureau of Mines.

Flood-Prevention Projects at Pennsylvania Anthracite Mines

A Preliminary Study.

by United States. Bureau of Mines.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesReport of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 3868
ContributionsAsh, S., Westfield, J.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21749261M

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's Office of Active and Abandoned Mine Operations has collaborated with Pennsylvania State University to produce the Pennsylvania Mine Map Atlas. This enormous resource contains thousands of detailed coal mine maps that can be overlaid on a variety of base maps for the entire state, including terrain, topographic and road. If not, please contact the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection at [email protected] to inquire how to obtain a copy of the mine map image. Please include the following in .

Author of Lake Superior Iron Resources, Zinc Smelting in the Horizontal Retort Fired with Natural Gas, List of Bureau of Mines Publications and Articles, Low-Temperature Phase Equilibria of Helium-Bearing Natural Gases, Detection and Delineation of Faults by Surface Resistivity Measurements, Contributions to the data on theoretical metallurgy, Stemming in Metal Mines, Anchorage Testing of Mine. Published since the 's this report contains production statistics, mine names, locations, owner information, and accident statistics for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Issued in 2 parts: part 1 anthracite and part 2 bituminous.

Coal has been used for centuries for small-scale furnaces. Around it became the main energy source for the Industrial Revolution; after , the expanding railway system of the industrializing countries, especially the U.S. and Britain, became the major n developed the main techniques of underground mining from the late 18th century onward with further progress being driven. Schuylkill County (/ ˈ s k uː l k ɪ l /, locally /-k əl /) is a county in the Commonwealth of of the census, the population was , The county seat is Pottsville. The county was created on March 1, , from parts of Berks and Northampton counties and named for the Schuylkill River, which originates in the March 3, additional territory in its.


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Genre/Form: Online resources: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Ash, S. Flood-prevention projects at Pennsylvania anthracite mines. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Abstract. In recommending a cooperative flood-prevention program in Pennsylvania anthracite fields, the Bureau points out that encroachment of mine water is the chief factor threatening to curtail production and cut short the life of the anthracite industry.

Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over flood-prevention methods at Pennsylvania anthracite mines. The flood-prevention projects are discussed.

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Flood prevention in anthracite mines, Northern field: anthracite region of Pennsylvania, project no. 1 (Lackawanna). [S H Ash;]. Abstract. Flood-prevention projects conducted by Bureau in Pennsylvania anthracite region are described.

Anthracite reserves, underground water pools, barrier pillars, the ''buried valley'' of the Susquehanna River, and infiltration of surface water into underground workings are discussed. Abstract. The report discusses anthracite reserves of Pennsylvania, underground water pools, barrier pillars, ''buried valley'' of Susquehanna River, mining subsidence and backfilling, and protective methods utilized to prevent corrosion of equipment by acid mine water.

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.

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Water pools in Pennsylvania anthracite mines. Full Record; Other Related Research; Abstract. Report discloses results of a survey made in by Bureau engineers of the number and size of underground water pools in the anthracite region.

Maps, plans, cross sections, and longitudinal sections of the underground water pools are included.

A scene from the anthracite mines under Pitttston, Pa. By the midth century the mining industry in Pennsylvania was in sharp decline. A massive tunnel project. Flood-prevention projects at Pennsylvania anthracite mines: a preliminary study / by S.H.

Ash and James Westfield. no Flood-prevention projects at Pennsylvania anthracite mines: a preliminary study / ([Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, ), by S. Ash, James Westfield, and United States. Bureau of Mines (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). These 15 Rare Photos Show Pennsylvania’s Coal Mining History Like Never Before.

Pennsylvania’s rich coal mining history dates back centuries to the late s and boomed between and After the boom, the industry began a steady decline that continues to the present day.

Shenandoah is a borough in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States, located in the anthracite-mining region approximately miles ( km) west of New York City and miles northwest of Philadelphia. It is distinct from Shenandoah Heights, which is part of West Mahanoy Township immediately to the north.Author by: Chas.

A. Ashburner Languange: en Publisher by: Forgotten Books Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 23 Total Download: File Size: 54,5 Mb Description: Excerpt from First Report of Progress in the Anthracite Coal Region: The Geology of the Panther Creek Basin or Eastern End of the Southern Field Estimation Of the contents Of the anthracite coal beds New method.Formed in by concerned conservation districts, EPCAMR represents a coalition of watershed organizations and reclamation partners.

Members range from individuals, to the active anthracite mining industry and co-generation power plants, to non-profit organizations, 16 county conservation districts and other organizations in the anthracite and bituminous coal region of eastern Pennsylvania.