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Coal... (Table Of Relative Values Of Foreign And Domestic Coals For Steam Generating And Forge Purposes.)


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DESIGNATION OF COAL.ABCDEFG
Beaver Meadows Anthracite 91.478.76556.110.59233.296.74
Peach Mountain Anthracite89.028.96545.710.87133.496.97
Lackawana Anthracite 87.748.56477.710.76433.538.93
Lehigh Anthracite89.157.734949.62628.927.22
Lykens Valley Anthracite 83.848.43459.610.78832.6012.24
Cumberland Coal,75.058.77530.111.62433.60209.94
average of 5 samples.
Pennsylvania Bituminous 74.248.31472.811.17131.181416.36
Pennsylvania Bituminous 73.118.64515.910.95632.541511.20
Penn Cambria Co 69.378.04486.910.23931.459.75
Virginia Bituminous 53.017.3448.59.74129.031414 83
Pittsburgh Bituminous54.937.03384-18.94228.898.25
Indiana "Block" coal. 58.446.31348.87.73426.53115.12
Pictou, N. S 60.747.45417.99.64826 691112.06
Liverpool 54.96.95375.48.25527.88135.04
Newcastle 577.68439.69.17827.5515 5.68
Scotch 48.816.14353.87.71927 001010.1




ID:
acmr011

Page #:
11

Creator:
C.J. Orrick

Notes:
Compiled from Senate doc. no. 386, 28TH Congress, 1ST session

A = Per cent, of fixed Carbon. B = Pounds of steam to one of coal from initial temperature. C = Pounds of steam furnished by 1 cubic foot of coal. D = Steam from 212° from 1 foot of combustible matter. E = Reducing power. Parts of lead from litharge by 1 part of coal. F = Forge Quality - Number of links of chain cable inches, by 60 lbs coal. G = Total waste in ashes and clinker to 100 parts.

Date:
1875

Collection Location:
Allegany County Public Library

Original Size:
21 x 14 cms

Contributor:
Board of Trade of the City of Cumberland

Subject:
Mines and mineral resources, Maryland, Cumberland

Coverage:
Cumberland, Md., 1870s

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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