The Geology of the Oil Regions of Warren, Venango, Clarion, and Butler Counties: Including Surveys of the Garland and Panama Conglomerates in Warren and Crawford, and in Chautauqua Co., N.Y., Descriptions of Oil Well Rigs and Tools, and a Discussion of the Preglacial and Postglacial Drainage of Lake Erie County
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Page vii - 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 477 - RIVER VALLEY IN FAYETTE AND WESTMORELAND COUNTIES, with Geological Notes of the Coal and Iron Ore Beds, from Surveys, by Charles A. Young; by Franklin Platt. To which are appended: I. A Report on Methods of Coking, by John Fulton. II. A Report on the use of Natural Gas in the Iron Manufacture, by John B. Pearse, Franklin Platt, and Professor Sadtler. Pp. 252. Price, $1 00 ; postage, $0 12.
Page 476 - I, REPORT OF PROGRESS IN THE VENANGO COUNTY DISTRICT — 1874. By John F. Carll. With observations on the Geology around Warren, by FA Randall; and Notes on the Comparative Geology of North-eastern Ohio and Northwestern Pennsylvania, and Western New York, by JP Lesley. 8 vo., pp. 127, with 2 maps, a long section, and 7 cuts in the text. Price in paper, $0 60; postage, $0 05.
Page 478 - COUNTY, by H. Martyn Chance, with colored geological map of county, a map of the Anticlinals and OIL BELT, a contoured map of the Old River Channel at Parker, 83 local sections figured in the text, and 4 page plates. Price, $0 43 ; postage, 80 12.
Page 477 - AND WESTMORELAND DISTRICT OF THE BITUMINOUS COAL FIELDS OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA — 1876. By JJ Stevenson ; pp. 437, illustrated by 50 wood-cuts and 3 county maps, colored. Part I. Eastern Allegheny County, and Fayette and Westmoreland Counties, west from Chestnut Ridge. Price, $1 40 : postage, ?0 20.
Page 477 - UPPER CARBONIFEROUS FLORA OF WEST VIRGINIA AND SW PENNSYLVANIA, with 38 plates and text. By Wm. Fontaine, AM, and IC White. Price, $2 25 ; postage, $0 17. Q. REPORT OF PROGRESS IN THE BEAVER RIVER DISTRICT OF THE BITUMINOUS COAL FIELDS OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA. By IC White; pp. 337, illustrated with 3 Geological maps of parts of Beaver, Butler, and Allegheny Counties, and 21 plates of vertical sections — 1875.
Page 477 - REPORT OF PROGRESS IN 1877. The Geology of LAWRENCE COUNTY, to which is appended a Special Report on the CORRELATION OF THE COAL MEASURES in Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio. 8 vo., pp. 336, with a colored Geological Map of the county, and 134 vertical sections.
Page 305 - A piece of plank five or six feet long, on one end of which three or four short pieces are spiked one on top of the other, until it has a thickness of about ten inches, with a hole for the pivot near...
Page 304 - When the whole length of the screw has been " run out," or the slow progress of the drill gives warning that it is working in hard rock and needs sharpening, he arranges the slack cable upon the floor so that it will go up freely without kinks, and informs the engineer that he is ready to