Bulletin - United States Geological Survey, Issue 362

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Page 13 - ... 8093, and 8094 for an ultimate analysis, the results of which are shown under laboratory No. 8159. Two car samples (Nos. 5453 and 5480) were also collected from two cars of run-of-mine coal, loaded under the supervision of Inspector KM Way and shipped to the US Fuel-Testing Plant at Norfolk, Virginia, one car being exposed to the weather for twenty-two days and the other twenty-eight days before arriving at the testing plant. Producer-gas and briquetting tests were to be made on this shipment,...
Page 12 - Sample consisted of two cars of semi-bituminous run-of-mine coal from a mine working the Quinnimont (Fire Creek) bed, Lawton, Fayette County, W.
Page 22 - ... 5776, and 5777, of run-of-mine coal shipped "from a mine working the Fire Creek and Sewell beds at Minden", taken from page 235 of Bulletin 22 of the US Bureau of Mines, where they were republished from pages 21-22 of Bulletin 362 of the US Geological Survey. In the latter citation, it is stated : "It was loaded, uninspected, by the operator and the entire shipment was made into briquets and delivered to the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway for trial under locomotive boilers.
Page 17 - ... streaks of mother coal. Cover, for the most part, 150 to 300 feet thick." Samples Nos. 5709 and 5711 were car samples shipped to the US Fuel-Testing Plant at Norfolk, Virginia. The cars were loaded under the supervision of Inspector KM Way, and the coal was used in making steaming and briquetting tests. Twenty-four days elapsed before the shipment of the coal and its use at the testing plant, during which period the coal was exposed to the weather. The following results of briquetting tests of...
Page 19 - Extraction analyses. JAMESTOWN No. 11. Sample consisted of two cars of semibituminous run-of-mme coal from a mine working the Beckley bed, West Raleigh, Raleigh County, W. Va., on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway. Test No. 276. Excellent briquets were made from this coal with 7 per cent of water-gas pitch (Lab. No., 5941). Test No. 277. Six tons of briquets were made on the English machine from this coal with 3 per cent of flour for a binder. These briquets were strong even after standing for three...
Page 14 - This sample consisted of two cars of semibituminous run-of-mine coal from a mine working the Sewell bed, located at Red Star, Fayette County, W.

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