Report of Progress in Indiana County, Volume 28

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Board of Commissioners, 1878 - Coal - 319 pages
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Page 316 - H. REPORT OF PROGRESS IN THE CLEARFIELD AND JEFFERSON DISTRICT OF THE BITUMINOUS COAL FIELDS of Western Pennsylvania — 1874. By Franklin Platt. 8vo., pp. 296, illustrated by 139 cuts, 8 maps, and 2 sections. Price in paper, $1 50 ; postage, $0 13.
Page 316 - 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 316 - 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.
Page iv - FRANKLIN PLATT — Geologist in charge of the Survey of Blair county, and the coal fields of Tioga, Bradford, Potter, Lycoming, Sullivan and Wyoming counties. WA FELLOWS.
Page iii - 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. INGIIAM, Philadelphia. STATE GEOLOGIST. PETER LESLEY, Philadelphia. 188O. ASSISTANT GEOLOGISTS. PERSIFOR...
Page 315 - B. PRELIMINARY REPORT OF THE MINERALOGY OF PENNSYLVANIA— 1874. By Dr. FA Genth. With appendix on the hydro-carbon compounds, by Samuel P. Sadtler. 8vo., pp.
Page iv - Ac. 1008 Clinton street, Philadelphia. CHARLES ALLEN — Assistant in locating outcrops in Delaware county, and for Records of Railroad and other Levels, Harrisburg. FW FORMAN— Clerk in charge of the Publications of the Survey, 223 Market street, Harrisburg.
Page 172 - ... 10 feet thick, but in a few rods becomes a sandstone, which rests directly on the coal. The shales between the coal seams thicken and thin variously. At one place where this appearance presents itself the coal seemingly terminates in the sandstone. Near the place where these disappear with a, west dip beneath the water level the massive sandstone resting on the coal changes wholly to shale for a thickness of 12 feet ; the sandstone then presents a vertical wall, 40 or 50 feet thick, in coarse...

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