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OF THE

STATE MINE INSPECTOR

OF THE

STATE OF MISSOURI. Bureau of mines

and mine inspection,

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JEFFERSON CITY, MO.:
TRIBUNE PRINTING COMPANY, STATE PRINTERS AND BINDERS.

1892.

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Field Museum
12-11-30

CONTENTS.

Page

Letter of transmittal

5

General remarks

7

Table I-Summary of general results of coal, lead, zinc and iron mine investigations...

9

Table II-Comparative table of the output of coal, lead, zinc and iron mines for the past four

years . .......

10

Table III-Summary and comparative table of coal output.

11

Table IV-Mines opened and old ones abandoned....

13

Table V-Showing improvements in coal mines....

14

Ventilation of mines.

16

Fans for ventilating mines.

17

Signals in mines...

18

Safety appliances at mines.

19

Construction of doors in mines

20

Boys in mines....

21

Anonymous letters.

22

Maps or plans of mines

23

Strikes at coal mines..

25

Amendments to mining law suggested

30

Inspection of mines by counties (coal)...

31 to 109

Table VI-Summary of output and value of coal

112

Table VII—Showing the output by counties, also number of men employed, etc.

114 to 183

Table VIII-Showing the output of coal by counties in order of production..

134

Table IX-Comparative table of output of coal for the past four years

135

Table X-Recapitulation of accidents in coal mines

138

Explosions in coal mines...

.139 to 153

Table XI-Showing by counties accidents in coal mines

162

List of coal mine operators with postoffice address of each.

.162 to 178

Glossary of mining terms used in coal mines

179

Report on lead and zinc mines

185

Table XII-Showing output of lead and zinc, also method of mining, number of men employed,

etc......

187

Report on lead and zinc mines by counties

188

Table XIII–Summary of general results, production, etc., of lead and zinc mines by counties . 236

Table XIV-Showing output and value of lead and zinc by counties.....

237

Table XV-Comparative table of lead and zinc output for the past four years

244

Summary of accidents in lead and zinc mines......

245

Table XVI–Recapitulation of lead and zinc mine accidents...

247

Table XVII—Showing accidents by counties in lead and zinc mines..

248

List of lead and zinc mine operators, with postoffice addresses

254

Glossary of mining terms used in lead and zinc mines...

260

Report of iron mines ..

265

Table XVIII-Showing output and value of iron ore by counties.

266

Report on iron mines by counties..

268

List of iron mine operators

274

Mining laws

27

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