Some structural features of the northern anthracite coal basin, Pennsylvania

by Nelson Horatio Darton

Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington, DC

Written in English
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Statementby N.H. Darton.
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey professional paper -- 193-D, Shorter contributions to general geology
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination69-81 p. :
Number of Pages81
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Open LibraryOL20603905M

R.G. Healey, The Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Industry, Economic Cycles, Business Decision-Making and Regional Dynamics. Scranton, PA: Scranton University Press, xviii + pp. $60 (paper), ISBN: Reviewed for by Sean Patrick Adams, Department of History, University of Florida. Chandler, Alfred D. “Anthracite Coal and the Beginnings of the Industrial Revolution in the United States.” The Business History Rev no. 2 (July 1, ): – Davies, Edward. Anthracite Aristocracy: Leadership and Social Change in the Hard Coal Regions of Northeastern Pennsylvania, DeKalb, Ill.: Northern Illinois.   Reports of the Inspectors of Mines of the anthracite coal regions of Pennsylvania for the year Item Preview remove-circle Inspectors of Mines. Reports of the Inspectors of Mines of the anthracite and bituminous coal regions of Pennsylvania Notes ¨Page 51 map partially missing from book. Addeddate Call number TN Preliminary General Map of the Anthracite Coal Fields of Pennsylvania and Adjoining Counties Map of the Mines of the Panther Creek Basin in the Southern Anthracite Coal Field in Carbon and Schulkill Showing the Shape of the Floor of the Mammoth Bed Where Mined, and Its Most Probably Structure in Undeveloped Areas. Diagram and Tables.

The US Geological Survey (USGS) assessed five coals beds or coal zones in the northern and central Appalachian Basin coal regions for the National Coal Resource Assessment: the Pittsburgh coal bed. THREE ink blots on the eastern end of the map of Pennsylvania, between the Delaware and the Susquehanna rivers, represent all the anthracite coal in the United States. They cover an area of square miles, and produced last y, tons,--truly infinite riches in a little room. Geology and mineralogy of the Anthracite region, Pennsylvania The Anthracite region of eastern Pennsylvania is the oldest coal mining district in the United States and con-stitutes one of the largest anthracite deposits in the world. The Pennsylvanian Llewellyn and Pottsville Formations, esls. which contain over 40 minable coal seams, outcrop in.   Eastern Pennsylvania is the only place in the United States where anthracite is mined. It's the hard, low-sulfur, low-soot form of coal that once was a mainstay in home heating and commercial.

Corsa Coal idling 2 met coal mines, eliminating positions in Pennsylvania. January 9, Corsa Coal Corp. will be eliminating full time positions and idling two mines in the PBS Coals Ltd. portfolio that it recently acquired when purchasing PBS from OAO Severstal in August.   Monthly coal production estimates are usually released for printing on Friday of the first full week of the following month. Sources: Association of American Railroads, Transportation Division, Weekly Statement CSA and Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Form , "Quarterly Mine Employment and Coal Production. GLOSSARY OF COMMON ANTHRACITE TERMS Anthracite Anthracite is the name of a type of coal that is extremely cite contains nearly pure cite burns with very little flame and smoke. Anthracite Region The Anthracite Region is an area of Pennsylvania known for Anthracite Coal Mining. The Anthracite Region is typically described as an area comprising of Lackawanna, Luzerne.   With the chill of winter settling in our bones, there are few ways to keep our tootsies toasty. One of those is coal. Coal deposits are scattered around the world, but the coal from a square mile region of northeast Pennsylvania is special. million years ago in the Paleozoic era, our rugged mountain terrain was a humid swamp land.

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SOME STRUCTURAL FEATURES OF THE NORTHERN ANTHRACITE COAL BASIN, PENNSYLVANIA By N. DARTON ABSTRACT The Northern Anthracite coal basin is a trough or syncline extending approximately northeastward across northeastern Pennsylvania.

The coal area is about 62 miles long and about 5 miles by: 5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Darton, Nelson Horatio, Some structural features of the northern anthracite coal basin, Pennsylvania.

Get this from a library. Some structural features of the northern anthracite coal basin, Pennsylvania. [Nelson Horatio Darton; Geological Survey (U.S.),]. Some structural features of the northern anthracite coal basin, Pennsylvania by Nelson Horatio Darton; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Anthracite coal, Basins (Geology), Faults (Geology), Structural Geology; Places: Pennsylvania.

Darton, N. Some Structural Features of the Northern Anthracite Coal Basin, Pennsylvania. Washington: United States Government Printing Office, Griffith, W. Approximate Columnar Sections Showing the Co-Relations of Anthracite Coal Beds of Pennsylvania.

Scranton: W. Griffith, Mining Engineer and Geologist. Haine. Edgar A. features of the Anthracite Regions is included in Way (). The Anthracite Region consists of 4 major coal fields: the Northern, Eastern Middle, Western Middle, and Southern Anthracite Fields as shown on Figure The Some structural features of the northern anthracite coal basin coal fields contain approximately 95% of the remaining identified anthracite and semianthraciteFile Size: 1MB.

Report on the mining methods and appliances used in the anthracite coal fields / by: Chance, Henry Martyn, Published: () The Permian by: Fontaine, William Morris, Pennsylvania's Northern Anthracite Coal Field - Site updated on 02/16/ Database version Related Sites Other Features: Breaker Screens and Coal Sizes: Shameless Book Plugs: In Memoriam: About this site.

This book/set includes maps showing mined out areas and other land use for the anthracite region of Pennsylvania. Anthracite coal mining region of NE Pennsylvania This research guide focuses on resources, images, and other resources specific to the anthracite mined : Linda Musser.

The Pennsylvania anthracite coalfields, along with the Georges Creek coalfield in Western Maryland, are really where the American coal company patch town originated. Eckley, Pennsylvania is an intact coal company town dating back to the mids.(Image courtesy of Jerry and Roy Klotz).

Anthracite's demise and the post-coal economy of Northeastern Pennsylvania / by: Keil, Thomas J., et al. Published: () Report on the mining methods and appliances used in the anthracite coal fields / by: Chance, Henry Martyn, The Anthracite Coal Combination in the United States: With Some Account of the Early Development of the Anthracite Industry.

Eliot Jones. Harvard University Press, - Anthracite coal - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. John Stuart Richards is descended from a family of coal miners and has spent many years researching early coal mining and the lives and times of the people in the anthracite region of Pennsylvania.

He has presented numerous talks on early coal mining and life in the /5(22). Anthracite derives from the Greek anthrakítēs (ἀνθρακίτης), literally "coal-like".

Other terms which refer to anthracite are black coal, hard coal, stone coal, dark coal, coffee coal, blind coal (in Scotland), Kilkenny coal (in Ireland), crow coal or craw coal, and black diamond. "Blue Coal" is the term for a once-popular and trademarked brand of anthracite, mined by the Glen.

There are two types of coal found in Pennsylvania: anthracite (the “hard coal” found in Northeastern Pennsylvania below the Allegheny Ridge southwest to Harrisburg; also called “stone coal”, “rock coal” in the s) and bituminous (“soft coal”, found west of the Allegheny Front escarpment).Anthracite coal is a natural mineral with a high carbon and energy content that gives.

Anthracite Miners and the Pennsylvania Coal Region. K likes. Long gone is the heyday of anthracite mining and the riches it created for some (the mine owners) and the heartache for others (the.

research in Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA) in some of the area’s historic coal patch towns Figure 1). Our goal is to examine the rise and fall of the anthracite coal industry, and address issues related to inequities in the community, past and present.

The region’s population consistsFile Size: 1MB. About this book Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Field Trip Guidebooks Series, Volume The Anthracite fields of northeastern Pennsylvania (Fig. 1) are deep synclinoria in which the Middle to Upper Pennsylvanian coal-bearing sequence is cradled by surrounding ridges of Lower Pennsylvanian conglomerate and sandstone.

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One of Pennsylvania's most significant resources was once considered useless. Although anthracite was distinguished as a natural resource as early asthe sale of "stone coal"—as it was then called—was outlawed in some places. Many believed that anthracite (or.

The Geology of Pennsylvania consists of six distinct physiographic provinces, three of which are subdivided into different sections. Each province has its own economic advantages and geologic hazards and plays an important role in shaping everyday life in the state.

They are: (listed from the southeast corner to the northwest corner) the Atlantic Coastal Plain Province, the Piedmont Province. Heet, Inc. was established to offer clean, economical, high-quality anthracite stoves, fuel and accessories to the consumer for home use.

The company headquarters are located in Washington, Pennsylvania and with its network of affiliated dealers, Heet, Inc. serves the entire tri-state area. We market all of the Reading Anthracite coal products. The Coal Region is a historically important coal-mining area in Northeastern Pennsylvania in the central Ridge-and-valley Appalachian Mountains, comprising Lackawanna, Luzerne, Columbia, Carbon, Schuylkill, Northumberland, and the extreme northeast corner of Dauphin counties.

Academics have made the distinction between North Anthracite Coal Field and South Anthracite Coal Field, the lower. About the Anthracite Coal Mining Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Anthracite Coal Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania encompasses six counties in Pennsylvania: Carbon, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Northumberland, and Schuylkill (a small portion of Author: Jennie Levine Knies.

The Pennsylvania Anthracite region contains numerous thick, extensive, low-sulfur coal beds of Pennsylvanian age. These coal beds are the result of the accumulation of swamp vegetation, and deposition of fine- to coarse-grained clastics in a terrestrial, rapidly sinking asymmetric basin, whose source area lay to the southeast of the Anthracite region.

Anthracite Miners and the Pennsylvania Coal Region. K likes. Long gone is the heyday of anthracite mining and the riches it created for some (the mine owners) and the heartache for others (the Followers: K.

Finally it helped women gain universal suffrage in through the 19th Amendment. Thanks to the anthracite strike ofRoosevelt was able to employ the means of the federal government in improving the standard of living for all Americans.

Spring had come again to the anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania in March, Anthracite coal fields in the United States are geographically compact, confined largely to three counties of northeastern Pennsylvania. A century ago, when transport costs were high and alternative fuels scarce, anthracite was the preferred fuel for home heating throughout the northeast U.S.

Anthracite, according to David L. Salay, editor of the definitive study, Hard Coal, Hard Times: Ethnicity and Labor in the Anthracite Region, is a ranking coal based on its carbon content and percentage of volatile material.

Anthracite's high percentage of carbon and low sulfur content and volatiles make it a slow-burning, clean fuel. The colonists had no need to search for coal, but, in time, the new nation would realize that below its land was the largest concentrations of coal in the world.

Just as coal fueled the British industrial revolution, so it would in America. The state of Pennsylvania was full 4/5(83). Anthracite Labor Wars: Tenancy, Italians, and Organized Crime in the Northern Coalfield of Northeastern Pennsylvania, () By Robert P. Wolensky, and William A. Hastie The Knox Mine Disaster Janu The Final Years of the Northern Anthracite Industry and the Effort to Rebuild a Regional Economy ().Map of Through Traffic Railway from the middle & southern anthracite coal fields of Pennsylvania to New York via Perth Amboy; Jesse L.

Hawley under direction of R.A. Wilder. Summary Outline map of eastern Pennsylvania and part of New Jersey showing relief by hachures, major drainage, major cities, and the connections of the many tributary.By the Civil War era, coal was king in the United States.

Success and prosperity, however, were not shared by all in the anthracite region. The new and often rough-hewn coal communities that sprouted up during the anthracite boom became rigidly defined places, where elite and often arrogant coal operators built magnificent Victorian mansions while their immigrant laborers lived in overcrowded.