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Major historic themes in Alpine County involve mining, transportation, communication, agriculture, and settlement. The first recorded visit by non-natives to the area was a government exploring party led by John C. Frémont, with Kit Carson as the main guide, who accomplished the …

Herbert Hoover Writes about Woodrow Wilson Fall 2008, Vol. 40, No. 3 By Timothy Walch Herbert Hoover in 1918, when he served as U.S. Food Administrator under President Wilson. (Herbert Hoover Library) Herbert Hoover, highly successful mining engineer, head of European recovery after World War I, secretary of commerce, and President of the United States, was also a …

ASEE Engineering Case Library. This is the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Engineering Case Library (ECL). The cases are accounts of real engineering work written for use in engineering education.The Engineering Case Program originated at Stanford University in 1964 with the support of the National Science Foundation.

History. Point Sur was a notorious hazard to navigation, and the site of many shipwrecks. In 1875, the USS Ventura ran onto rocks just north of Point Sur. Though the Ventura ' s captain was drunk, the absence of a light contributed to the tragedy. The sinking of the Ventura became the impetus for building a lightstation in the remote area.. John Bautista Henry Cooper, who owned a portion of ...

A Town Destroyed. Houtzdale, Pa, May 3. --The fire which destroyed the neighboring town of Brisbin is supposed to have been originated half a mile west of Hoover, Hughes & Co.'s mill where some Hungarians set fire to brush to clear a piece of land for cultivation. The wind carried flames to the saw mill and they were quickly swept away.

Childhood & Early Life. Herbert Hoover was born on August 10, 1874, in Iowa to Jesse Hoover and Hulda Randall Minthorn. His father was a blacksmith and farm implement store owner, and both his parents were Quakers. Herbert had one brother and one sister. Tragedy …

Dr. Katherine Hoover issued more than 335,130 opioid prescriptions — more than any other doctor in West ia. When the clinic where she …

In honor of zoning's 100th anniversary, John Nolon has been posting a multi-part series on the history of zoning at Land Use Prof Blog (see here at the bottom of the page). Some highlights from the first couple of posts (here and here) on the interplay between local, state, and national legislation:Cities are not sovereign entities; they get their legal authority from the state.

Jul 2008 - Apr 20145 years 10 months. Golden sunlight mine. Crusher operations, pit operations, rope rescue EMT, mill processing.

By late 2000, Harnischfeger had filed a plan to emerge from Chapter 11 as a pared-down company concentrating on the manufacture of mining equipment. Its two principal divisions were P & H Mining Equipment, for surface mining, and Joy Mining Machinery, making and servicing equipment for underground mining.

Williamson is a struggling city of some 3,000 residents just across the Tug Fork River from Kentucky. When coal mining collapsed, it left behind a lot of proud but hurting miners — many of whom were already reliant on painkillers. Hoover and the other Mountain Medical Care workers exploited that drug addiction, federal investigators said.

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Mine Overview. The Hoover Hill Mine is near Sophia, North Carolina. Historically the site has been part of the Carolina Slate Belt-Shepard Mountain Area. The Hoover Hill Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open. The Piedmont Upland of the Appalachian Highlands characterize the geomorphology of the surrounding area.

Photo 1 - Unknown mill. Photo 2 - Black Swan mill with train going down the track in front. Photo 3 - Mill and manager's house at Salina junction. Houses at 173 and 175 Gold Run Road are up the hill and behind. Photo 4 - Mill at Salina junction with a train on the track in the foreground. Photo 5 - Tambourine mill …

Deadliest Workplace Accidents. January 10, 1860. Lawrence, Massachusetts. The Pemberton Mill, a large cotton goods factory, collapses without warning, killing an estimated 145 workers and injuring ...

Ken Burns recently released a documentary entitled "The Vietnam War: An Intimate History." The script concluded with these words, "The Vietnam War was a tragedy, immeasurable and irredeemable." That damning hyperbole neatly summarized 18 hours of haunting, funereal music, doleful tales by lugubrious veterans, and an elegiac historical narration voiced over a collage of violent

Bodie (/ ˈ b oʊ d iː / BOH-dee) is a ghost town in the Bodie Hills east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Mono County, California, United States.It is about 75 miles (121 km) southeast of Lake Tahoe, and 12 mi (19 km) east-southeast of Bridgeport, at an elevation of 8,379 feet (2554 m). Bodie became a boom town in 1876 after the discovery of a profitable line of gold; by 1879 it had a ...

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aoc-arrow-forward. Located in the arid Nevada hills, the Techatticup Mine once spat out enough gold and silver to inspire murder, treachery, and claim-jumping. Now it has been restored and is ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA), the U.S. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), U.S. Department of the Interior's Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM), will gather next week to honor outstanding achievements in mine safety, environmental stewardship and …

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The worst disaster in Kentucky coal mining history occurred on Aug. 4, 1917, when 62 were killed at the No. 7 mine of the Western Kentucky Coal Co. near Clay. The previous second high toll was on Christmas Day 1945, when 31 died at the Straight Creek mine in neighboring Bell County, 20 miles from Hyden.

Newton*Evans, aLos Angeles mining man returned yesterday from BillWill-iams Fork, where he has made an ex-amination of the Copper Prince group of mines owned by J. W. Johnson and Jsi men Rosborouffh. Itis said he was well pleased with the showing made on the property. Mr.Evans went out to the Tragedy group of mines Incom-pany with O. D. M ...

By Thomas F. Schwartz W. J. Loring and Herbert Hoover, mining in Australia, Hoover on the left. ca. 1903 November As part of an ongoing exploration of Herbert and Lou Hoover's connection with the Rosetta Stone exhibit, this blog post examines Herbert Hoover's brief efforts to revive a turquoise mine in the Sinai Peninsula.

In April 1887, a man named Olaf Arvid Nelson, aka The Mighty Swede, staked a 1,500-foot by 300-foot lode mining claim on public domain land on the slope of Bonita Peak in the mountains of Southwestern Colorado. It was a painless process: He simply put a marker in the ground at the appropriate spot, filed its location at the land office, and ...

In 1912 it was translated into English by American mining engineer Herbert H. Hoover and his wife Lou; Hoover subsequently became president of the USA. Born Georg in Glauchau, Saxony, in 1494, Agricola went to Leipzig University and after graduating in …

The Hoover Mill in Bonifay was only 30 minutes from cousins and family in Wicksburg, Alabama. The Hoover and Fillingim family reunions and picnics were held at the mill pond. Bascom was the son of William "" Hoover born and raised on the Henry Lewis Hoover land in Big Pond Branch- Williamson Mill, South Carolina.

Definition. Massacre is defined in the Oxford English Dictionary as "the indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of people or (less commonly) animals; carnage, butchery, slaughter in numbers". It also states that the term is used "in the names of certain massacres of history". The first recorded use in English of the word massacre in the name of an event is due to Christopher Marlowe, who in c ...

"Herbert Hoover's Tragic Presidency" Herbert Hoover's Historical Reputation. President Hoover has gone down in history as a totally uncaring chief executive who, while he presided over economic disaster, cared little about his fellow citizens, accepted the Great Depression as inevitable and something to simply be endured regardless of the level of suffering it caused, and who refused to do ...

Responsible mining: evidently not in Minas Gerais. Last week's tailings dam breach at the Córrego do Feijão iron ore mine in Brumadinho, near Belo Horizonte in Minas Gerais state in Brazil, is not only an appalling human tragedy but also a major setback to the international mining industry's bid to improve its image and to promote responsible ...

In 1900, the Quartette Mining Company was formed and became the mainstay of the Searchlight district. It produced almost half of the entire area's total gold ore output. A 16 mile narrow-guage railroad was constructed to carry the ore from the hillside down to the mill located on the Colorado River.

The concussion from the blast was felt within a radius of several miles. At least 239 miners lost their lives in the Darr Mine Disaster. The explosion is still to this day the largest mining disaster in Pennsylvania history. December 1907 would prove to be the deadliest month in U.S. Mining …