Mobile: seaport and trade center: Her relations to the New South. And incidentally Alabama's recent advances (Google eBook)

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Metropolitian & Star publishing co's. cons'd., 1888 - History - 120 pages
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Page 10 - Cahaba coals are of remarkably fine quality, being chiefly distinguished for their dryness, small amount of ash, and large amount of fixed carbon. " Some of the above coals make an excellent coke, suitable for blast furnace use, and as some of them are dry burning coals that do not coke, they would probably work raw in the furnace. Judging from the analyses alone...
Page 9 - ... above the reach of high water. It is this part of the great Warrior Basin that is most accessible by water. In it may be found all classes of bituminous coals, and it is thought to be the only part of the field in which cannel coal has been discovered. Its mineral wonders are almost incredible. " Notwithstanding the definite character and value of the information presented here, no one feels more sensibly than I do how very inadequately it represents this magnificent formation," wrote Professor...
Page 71 - He has been almost thirty-seven years in the hardware trade and has been a partner in this house since the close of the war. He is a prominent member of the Chamber of Commerce and is much' respected for sterling characteristics.
Page 8 - Cahawba, and Coosa — which flow through them. From these streams branch out in all directions innumerable creeks, subdividing the coal measures, and affording, especially in the case of the Warrior, many miles of deep water, nine months in the year, thus enabling the coal to be mined far up in the...
Page 42 - Une, principally from the sloping of the banks of the cut, of about 1,300,000 cubic yards, or at tbe rate of about 216,660 cubic yards per year.

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