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A history of coal, coke, coal fields, progress of coal mining, the winning and working of collieries ... : iron, its ores, and processes of manufacture ... and of the blast furnaces erected in the north of England ... a brief history of the coal and iron trades, brought down to the present time : illustrated with sketch geological map and numerous highly finished engravings
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AuthorFordyce, William
TitleA history of coal, coke, coal fields, progress of coal mining, the winning and working of collieries... : iron, its ores, and processes of manufacture... and of the blast furnaces erected in the north of England... a brief history of the coal and iron trades, brought down to the present time : illustrated with sketch geological map and numerous highly finished engravings
Pub Year1860
KeywordsCoal mines and mining
Great Britain
Iron industry and trade
AbstractThis book describes the mining of coal and iron in Britain. The economic value of maintaining these coal and iron fields is discussed at length, as well as a history of coal mining in Britain and conditions in the collieries. Several charts documenting the production of coal and iron throughout the United Kingdom are included as well. A number of illustrations depict the sinking of coal shafts and several British collieries.
PublisherSampson Low; Scribner
Place of PublicationLondon; New York
Local Call NumberTN 145 F72 1860
Resource TypeBook
TypeText
CollectionDr. Thomas J. Khattar Collection
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