Report of Progress in Indiana County, Volume 28

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Board of Commissioners, 1878 - Coal - 319 pages
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Page 318 - 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 318 - 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 319 - N. REPORT OF PROGRESS — 1875-6-7. Two HUNDRED TABLES OF ELEVATION ABOVE TIDE-LEVEL of the Railroad Stations, Summits and Tunnels; Canal Locks and Dams, River Riffles, &c., in and around Pennsylvania; with.
Page 318 - 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 317 - 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 319 - Copies of the Reports, with all maps and supplements, shall be donated to all public libraries, universities, and colleges in the State, and shall be furnished at cost of publication to all other applicants for them." Mr. FW FORMAN is authorized to conduct the sale of reports ; and letters and orders concerning sales should be addressed to him, at 223 Market street, Harrisburg. Address general communications to WM. A. INGHAM, Secretary.
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 174 - ... 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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