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Merrimac Mines

Garland Proco

Merrimac Mines

a personal history

by Garland Proco

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Published by G. Proco in [Oak Ridge, Tenn.?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Merrimac (Va.),
  • Merrimac Region (Va.),
  • Virginia,
  • Merrimac,
  • Merrimac Region
    • Subjects:
    • Coal mines and mining -- Virginia -- Merrimac -- History.,
    • Coal mines and mining -- Virginia -- Merrimac Region -- History.,
    • Merrimac (Va.) -- History.,
    • Merrimac Region (Va.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-97) and index.

      Statementby Garland Proco.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF234.M47 P76 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 102 p. :
      Number of Pages102
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1215174M
      LC Control Number94212618

      This Book WRITTEN IN THE HOPE THAT ALL MEMBERS OF THE constructed more cotton mills, erected more iron furnaces, located more factories, opened more coal mines, discovered a large mineral area, raises annually more cotton, and is in and so find profitable employment in a growing industry. The Merrimac may yet become the American Tweed. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Le lexique de l’Islam de A à Z Let's speak Armenian!Missing: Merrimac Mines.


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Merrimac Mines: A personal history Unknown Binding – January 1, by Garland Proco (Author)Author: Garland Proco. Mining at Merrimac continued off and on untilwhen it was closed for the last time due to labor strife.

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It's a short book - just over pages - but I felt it covered a lot. It lays out a plan of attack for most resource guarding types/5(). Impressed by the plan presented in the consulting report and the community participation, the County Board of Supervisors voted to create the Coal Mining Heritage Park at Merrimac.

The park that began as an idea in springbecame a reality a year and a half later, with its dedication ceremony held September 9, About this Item: Merrimack Publishing Corporation~~~Gift Quality Copy~~~, Fully Illustrated (illustrator). Paperback: soft cover edition in very good or better condition, some slight wear to edges, as normal for age of g: Merrimac Mines.

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Bibliography: (As a service to our readers, clicking on title in red will take you to that book on ) Graham, George Edward, Schley and Santiago. (Chicago: W.

Conkey Company, ). Hobson, Richmond Pearson, The Sinking of the Merrimac. (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press,ISBN:a reprint of an edition). Employees who live out of state must bring proof of Town of Merrimac employment and identification to the circulation desk.

Out of State Residents Out of state residents can use the Merrimac Public Library (no other libraries in the consortium) after applying for a library card and paying a yearly $ fee. The Merrimac anthracite coal mine was located near the mid-point of the railroad. The line offered freight and passenger service though was not successful and ended up in receivership.

It was taken over by the N&W in to become the Blacksburg branch. The Merrimac, No. 2, became N&W Class O (O for odd) No. Merrimac Mine, Organ Mining District, Organ Mountains, Doña Ana Co., New Mexico, USA: Deposit: Discovery year: 's deposits occur in three ore shoots which range from 2 ft.

To 4 ft. Thick and from 20 ft. To 40 ft. Wide. Two of the shoots were mined down dip for a length of. Farmers are listed by area within county, such as Blacksburg, Blacksburg RFD 1 and 2, Long's Shop, McCoy, McDonald's Mill, Merrimac Mines (pp.

Montgomery County. edition: same types of lists as : Kira A. Dietz. Merrimac mines (Freis a-d, b, a-b,; S. Linkous ; Berrier ; Price et al. ; Proco ). Two books of oral histories – Appalachian Coal. T his park is a walking trail through a part of the old Merrimac Coal Mines.

This mine was one of the oldest anthracite mine in Montgomery County. It was a government colliery for the Confederacy and takes it name for the famed ironclad the Merrimac, which was retooled and renamed the ia. A mine owned by the Monitor Mining Co.

Mineralization is a 4 foot wide vein. Workings include a total of 4 shafts, 2 shafts about 60 feet deep each plus feet of workings (). A few hundred tons of ore were produced sporadically between the 's and the 's.

Some production of the Merrimac Mine is included under the Free Coinage Mine. Author Garland Proco in his book “Merrimac Mines: A Personal History” provides a detailed account of the coal mines in the Merrimac section of Montgomery County that lies to the west of Route between the town limits of Blacksburg and Christiansburg.

This work produced a article and book of oral history of Montgomery County coal miners and their lives. That led in turn to her promoting the Montgomery County Coal Mining Heritage Park, that exists today in Merrimac in the form of a long wooden bridge paralleling the Huckleberry Trail and passing by the remains of the Merrimac mine.

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The park is on a portion of the Huckleberry Trail that connects Blacksburg to Christiansburg. From the parking area on Merrimac, walk to the boardwalk, and follow to the path through the woods that goes past the entrance to the old mine.4/5(15). Tradition holds that the coal from the Merrimac Mine on Price Mountain, between Christiansburg and Blacksburg, traveled all the way to Portsmouth and fueled the Confederate ironclad Merrimac.

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That benchmark day Author: Robert C. Whisonant. Coal Mining Heritage Association. Novem Our next meeting is Monday Dec. 2nd 6pm at Longshop-McCoy Fire Department.

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Ironically, Virginia's worst mine explosion in years came at a time when all but a fraction of Virginia miners were "laying off" during the UMW-operator contract negotiations. The state's anthracite or semi-anthracite as it is known to the miners, comprises only abouttones of the 18 million ton-total of bituminous and.

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In Montgomery County, the Merrimac Mine on Price Mountain (between Christiansburg and Blacksburg) shipped coal to Norfolk via the Virginia and Tennessee railroad east to Lynchburg in the 's. After the railroad arrived in the 's, the Appalachian Plateau, especially Buchanan, Dickenson, and Wise counties, shifted from subsidence.

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About the MRDS Mines Database: All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. Allison-Merrimac. Allison-Merrimac Group. Alpha. Alpha. Alpha & Omega. Alpha and Omega.George Hearst was a self-made millionaire with a knack for mining that would lead to success across the American West.

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