Pa never did any mining himself.
Charlie asked, mentioning the area's last major mining operation.
The dust emitted from mining the ore was poisonous in its raw state.
The centre of the mining district (Metalla of the itineraries) was probably about 5 m.
I think we just started a mining business.
The Denver and Rio Grande Western made daily warm-weather trips up the mountain to the mining town of Silverton, 40 miles away.
The mining industry in Sardinia is confined in the main to the south-western portion of the island.
Cattle and sheep are produced in large numbers in some of the provinces, while in others mining forms the chief industry.
In 1840 the freedom of mining was introduced, 2 By the law of 1906 the state has not assumed the responsibility of the construction of reservoirs for irrigation.
Some samples of ore, coal and limestone, obtained in the Mittagong district, with pig-iron and castings manufactured therefrom, were exhibited at the Mining Exhibition in London and obtained a first award.
The city is a distributing point for the neighbouring mining region.
If he didn't know anything about mining, how could he convince Dawkins?
The Chinese difficulty, so far as the mining population was concerned, was solved by the exhaustion of the extensive alluvial deposits; the miners' prejudice against the race, however, still exists, though they are no longer serious competitors, and the laws of some of the states forbid any Chinese to engage in mining without the express authority in writing of the minister of mines.
Upper Hungary and the mining towns were soon in Thbkoly's possession.
There is a manufacture of tape in the town, and lead-mining and stone-quarrying are carried on in the neighbourhood; relics of the Roman working of the lead mines have been discovered.
Shortly after reaching Neheim it bends to the south-west, courses through the mining district around Hagen, and receives from the left the waters of the Lenne.
It is in this south-western portion of the island, and more particularly in the group of mountains to the north of Iglesias, that the mining industry of Sardinia is carried on.
In the south-western portion of the island are several private railways belonging to various mining companies, of which the lines from Monteponi to Portoscuso, and from S.
Chat or chatchasteil) was a movable pent-house used to protect besiegers when approaching a wall or gateway, for the purpose of sapping, mining or direct attack, or to cover a ram or other battering-engine.
At Selinitza, near Avlona, there is a remarkable deposit of mineral pitch which was extensively worked in Roman times; mining operations are still carried on here, but in a somewhat primitive fashion.
In 1882-1884 three successive annual exhibits of a National Mining and Industrial Exposition were held.
The development of French coal and lignite mining in the i9th century, together with records of prices, which rose considerably at the end of the period, is set forth in the table below:
The Nord, which serves the rich mining, industrial and farming districts of Nord, Pas-de-Calais, Aisne and Somme, connecting with the Belgian railways at several points.
The mines belong to the Kopparberg Mining Company (Stora Kopparbergs Bergslags Aktiebolag, formerly Kopparbergslagen).
There are museums of mineralogy and geology, a lower school of mining, model room and scientific library.
Over 70,000 men are employed in the gold-mining industry, more than two-thirds of them being engaged in quartz mining.
The satisfactory price obtained during recent years has enabled renewed attention to be paid to copper mining in South Australia, and the production of the metal in 1905 was valued at £470,324.
In South Australia tin-mining is unimportant.
Coal-mining is an established industry in Queensland, and is progressing satisfactorily.
Turquoises have been found near Wangaratta, in Victoria, and mining operations are being carried on in that state.
The lack of employment in factories naturally affected the coal mining industry, and indeed every industry in the states, except those connected with the export trade, was severely affected.
Agriculture everywhere expanded, the mining industry revived, and, if it had not been for the low prices of staple products, the visible effects of the crisis would have passed away within a very few years.
Exceptions were made permitting the states to grant bounties on mining and (with the consent of the parliament) on exports of produce or manufactures - Western Australia being for a time partially exempted from the prohibition to impose import duties.
Mining is hampered by the lack of roads and by the want of machinery.
OSTRAU, the name of two Austrian towns in the OstrauKarwin coal-mining district.
(2) Polnisch-Ostrau (Polish Ostrau), a mining town in Austrian Silesia, opposite MahrischOstrau.
Side of the island, in the mining district.
The wide streets are traversed by a system of tramways, which pass through modern suburbs to the mining district about two leagues inland, and on the west a canal enables small vessels to enter the town without using the port.
The opening of the railway enabled it to compete successfully with Alicante, and revived the mining and metallurgical industries, while considerable sums were expended on bringing the coast and land defences up to date, and adding new quays, docks and other harbour works.
Sulphur mining M h 1 supplies large industries of sulphur-refining and grinding, - in spite of American competition.
In the mining and woollen industries they have fallen, but have increased in mechanical, chemical, silk and cotton industries.
Textile, building and mining industries show the highest percentage of strikes, since they give employment to large numbers of men concentrated in single localities.
Handlebars Restaurant and Saloon The theme and decor for Handlebars is from the late 1800s, and the staff is dressed in period garb to help complete the experience of a mining town during the gold rush era.
Silverton is a small former mining town on the edge of San Juan National Forest in southwestern Colorado.
Snooze2262 Larimer StDenver CO 80205www.snoozeeatery.com Buckhorn Exchange While most people associate Colorado with skiing, snowboarding and hiking, in the 1800s, Denver was a well-known mining town.
Sheep production, mining volumes, births, crop production, weather patterns... it's all public information reports and numbers.
I might need a little of that as well, but mostly I'm trying to track down a guy named Josh who worked in mining in Ouray back in the 1960's.
You can make fun of that stuff, but a lot of wild things happened around this old mining town a hundred years ago.
NEW GLASGOW, a manufacturing and mining town of Pictou county, Nova Scotia, Canada, on the East river, near its entrance into Pictou Harbour, and the Intercolonial railway, 104 m.
Brownhills, Burntwood and Chase Town, Great Wyrley, Hednesford, Hammerwich, and Pelsall are townships or villages of the mining population.
The first industry was that of mining, gold having been discovered in the river valleys on the southern slopes of the plateau, and diamonds on the head-waters of the Paraguay, about Diamantino and in two or three other districts.
The mining and washing plant is extremely good and largely constructed at Cagliari.
Leone to the west of Cagliari, and antimony and other metals near Lanusei, but in smaller quantities than in the Iglesias district, so that comparatively little mining has as yet been done there.
In Jefferson county there were in 1900 more than 300 mining and manufacturing establishments, engaged, chiefly, in the production of iron, coal and coke, and a majority of these are in Birmingham and its suburban towns.
Excursions may be made in all directions into the mountains, affording beautiful scenery and interesting views of the mining camps.
The prosperity of the city depends on that of the rich mining country about it, on a very extensive wholesale trade, for which its situation and railway facilities admirably fit it, and on its large manufacturing and farming interests.
Mining, quarries - - - 261,320 5,031 266,351
Of country, and has developed into one of the principal mining centres of the world.
The chief mines belong to the Mount Lyell Mining & Railway Co., and are situated on the west side of the island with an outlet by rail to Strahan on the west coast.
As in every western city, particularly those in mining regions whose sites attained speculative values, Denver had grave problems with " squatters " or " landjumpers "in her early years; and there was the usual gambling and outlawry, sometimes extra-legally repressed by vigilantes.
At the Cape of Good Hope exhibit, I learned much about the processes of mining diamonds.
The industrial interests of the city are principally in mining, lumbering and agriculture.
From mining the clay to make the lead, to the lacquer applied to the pencil, to the rubber eraser, to the metal band holding the eraser to the yellow paint, no one person knows how to make a complete pencil.