The Anthracite Basins of Eastern Pennsylvania

The Anthracite Basins of Eastern Pennsylvania

PostBy: gaw On: Mon Sep 26, 2016 4:35 pm

I stumbled upon this today and found it interesting “U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report # 92-568”

http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1992/0568/report.pdf
gaw
 
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Re: The Anthracite Basins of Eastern Pennsylvania

PostBy: Hambden Bob On: Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:39 pm

I dunno,but when I opened the link,all I got was the face page for the report. The rest of the Doc pages where blank ! I'll do a little digging(no Coal Pun intended) and see where the rest of it is. Thanx,Gaw ! This is yet another fine example of what makes this place Rock ! Uh,Black Rocks,that is ! :up:
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Re: The Anthracite Basins of Eastern Pennsylvania

PostBy: VigIIPeaBurner On: Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:56 pm

Hambden Bob wrote:I dunno,but when I opened the link,all I got was the face page for the report. The rest of the Doc pages where blank ! I'll do a little digging(no Coal Pun intended) and see where the rest of it is. Thanx,Gaw ! This is yet another fine example of what makes this place Rock ! Uh,Black Rocks,that is ! :up:


HB - it took my PC over 3 minutes to open the 80 page 4 megabyte file and only a few seconds to download.
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Re: The Anthracite Basins of Eastern Pennsylvania

PostBy: Hambden Bob On: Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:06 am

There goes any hopes of a late in life IT career ! Thanx,Vig ! :up:
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Blower Model Coal Chubby 1982-Serial#0097
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Re: The Anthracite Basins of Eastern Pennsylvania

PostBy: VigIIPeaBurner On: Tue Sep 27, 2016 9:08 pm

Hambden Bob wrote:There goes any hopes of a late in life IT career ! Thanx,Vig ! :up:

Did wait'n work for ya? Don't GIVE UP YET :lol:
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Re: The Anthracite Basins of Eastern Pennsylvania

PostBy: CoalHeat On: Tue Sep 27, 2016 10:27 pm

It opened for me in about a minute, thanks for posting the link Glen. Very interesting. I saved the file as well.

https://anthracitecoalregion.com/2015/0 ... rge-bretz/
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