Coal and the coal mines by Homer Greene

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Author Greene, Homer, 1853-1940
Title Coal and the coal mines
Original Publication United States: Houghton, Mifflin and Company,1889,pubdate 1898.
Note With illustrations from drawings by the author.
Note The Riverside Library for Young People, number 5.
Contents In the beginning -- The composition of coal -- When coal was formed -- How the coal beds lie -- The discovery of coal -- The introduction of coal into use -- The way into the mines -- A plan of a coal mine -- The miner at work -- When the mine roof falls -- Air and water in the mines -- The dangerous gases -- The anthracite coal breaker -- In the bituminous coal mines -- The boy workers at the mines -- Miners and their wages.
Credits Donald Cummings with images made available by the HathiTrust Digital Library.
Language English
LoC Class TN: Technology: Mining engineering, Metallurgy
Subject Coal
Subject Coal mines and mining
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EBook-No. 69134
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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