The Geology of Potter County, Volume 21

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Board of Commissioners, 1880 - Coal - 4 pages
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Page iv - ARIO PARDEE, ---------- Hazleton. WILLIAM A. INGHAM, Philadelphia. HENRY S. ECKERT, Reading. HENRY McCoRMiCK, Harrisburg. JAMES MACFARLANE, Towanda. JOHN B. PEARSE, - - - Philadelphia. JOSEPH WILLCOX, Philadelphia. Hon. DANIEL J. MORRELL, - .... Johnstown. HENRY W. OLIVER, -------- Pittsburgh. SAMUEL Q. BROWN, Pleasantville. SECRETARY OF THE BOARD. WILLIAM A. INGHAM, Philadelphia. STATE GEOLOGIST. PETER LESLEY. Philadelphia. 1879. ASSISTANT GEOLOGISTS. PERSIFOR FRAZER, Jr. — Geologist in charge...
Page v - Chemist, in charge of the Laboratory of the Survey, 223 Market street, Harrisburg. JOHN M. STINSON — Aid in the Laboratory.
Page v - FA GENTH — Mineralogist and Chemist at Philadelphia. FA GENTH, Jr — Aid in the Laboratory. AS McCREATH — Chemist, in charge of the Laboratory of the Survey, 223 Market street, Harrisburg.
Page 67 - Mr. Hearod's tavern is situated in the Third Basin, and the coal, 1 foot thick, was once opened upon his land. It outcrops on a well marked bench upon the road, 1 mile north of his house. Here, as in many other places, the disintegration of the [Pottsville] conglomerate produces a fine white sand, well adapted to the purposes of the glassmaker. It is said that in sinking the well at Mr. Hearod's clearing, coal of good quality, and 3 feet thick, was struck at a depth of 20 feet below the surface....

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