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Coal resources of the Trinidad coal field in Huerfano and Las Animas Counties, Colorado

Ross B. Johnson

Coal resources of the Trinidad coal field in Huerfano and Las Animas Counties, Colorado

by Ross B. Johnson

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal -- Geology -- Colorado -- Huerfano County.,
  • Coal -- Geology -- Colorado -- Las Animas County.,
  • Coal reserves -- Colorado.,
  • Geology, Economic -- Colorado -- Huerfano County.,
  • Geology, Economic -- Colorado -- Las Animas County.,
  • Rocks, Sedimentary -- Colorado -- Huerfano County.,
  • Rocks, Sedimentary -- Colorado -- Las Animas County.,
  • Rocks, Igneous -- Colorado -- Huerfano County.,
  • Rocks, Igneous -- Colorado -- Las Animas County.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ross B. Johnson.
    SeriesContributions to economic geology, Geological Survey bulletin -- 1112-E
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 129-180 p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22966073M

    Colorado’s largest producer of distributed generation power, the Huerfano River Wind Farm, is located 10 miles north of Walsenburg. Lathrop State Park was Colorado’s first State park and provides 1, acres of year round water and land-based recreation, thanks to Martin Lake, Horseshoe Lake, and the 9-hole Walsenburg Golf Course located in. The location of Trinidad has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS). When the people of Trinidad refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Trinidadan From the Census Estimates for , Trinidad has a population of 8, people (see below for details).. Trinidad was incorporated Decem

    Trinidad History Trinidad was incorporated in and became the supply and transportation center for the region's coal mines. The coal from these mines was highly prized for its quality in creating coking fuels for Colorado's smelters. Coal resources of Trinidad-Aguilar area, Las Animas and Huerfano Counties, Colorado / by: Harbour, R. L.,, et al. Published: () Report of the board of directors of the Beaver Meadow Railroad and Coal Company to the stockholders, at the special meeting, Aug together with the proceedings of the meeting, and the by-laws enacted.

    Several companies operated mines in both Las Animas and Huerfano Counties, generating over 60 percent of Colorado's coal output. Also dotting the counties were coke plants. The purpose of making coke from coal is to remove all moisture and as much sulphur and phosphorus as possible, leaving only fixed carbon and ash. Huerfano County, CO mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Huerfano County, CO.


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Coal resources of the Trinidad coal field in Huerfano and Las Animas Counties, Colorado by Ross B. Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Coal Resources of the Trinidad Coal Field in Huerfano and Las Animas Counties, Colorado By ROSS B. JOHNSON CONTRIBUTIONS TO ECONOMIC GEOLOGY GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN E A resume of the coal resources in an area of1, square miles in south-central Colorado UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON: Cited by: 4.

Get this from a library. Coal resources of the Trinidad coal field in Huerfano and Las Animas Counties, Colorado. [Ross B Johnson; Geological Survey (U.S.),] -- "A resume of the coal resources in an area of 1, square miles in south-central Colorado.". Get this from a library. Coal resources of the Trinidad coal field in Huerfano and Las Animas counties, Colorado.

[Ross B Johnson; Geological Survey (U.S.)] -- A résumé of the coal resources in an area of 1, square miles in south-central Colorado. Buy Coal resources of the Trinidad coal field in Huerfano and Las Animas counties, Colorado: A resume of the coal resources in an area of 1, square Colorado (Geological Survey bulletin) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders.

COAL RESOURCES, TRINIDAD-AGTJILAR AREA, COLORADO by latitudes 37°10' and 37°30' and by longitudes °30' and °45'.

The rectangular area thus described, about 23 miles north and south, and 14 miles east and west, lies 12 miles north of the southern boundary of Colorado in Las Animas and Huerfano Counties. Trinidad, inCited by: 3. The Raton Basin is a geologic structural basin in southern Colorado and northern New takes its name from Raton Pass and the town of Raton, New extent, the basin is approximately 50 miles (80 km) east-west, and 90 miles ( km) north-south, in Huerfano and Las Animas Counties, Colorado, and Colfax County, New Mexico.

The basin has Coal resources of the Trinidad coal field in Huerfano and Las Animas Counties been a source of coal, and more.

Coal resources of Trinidad-Aguilar area, Las Animas and Huerfano Counties, Colorado Bulletin G By: R.L. Harbour and G.H.

Dixon. by Paula M. Manini. TRINIDAD — Inthe Trinidad-Las Animas County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce embarked on a mission to create a Trinidad Coal Mining Museum and Coal Miner’s Memorial Park.

During a recent “Food for Thought” noontime presentation at Trinidad State Junior College, Chamber member Yolanda Romero reported that, thanks to many generous individuals and.

One of the main industries in Huerfano County was the coal mines. Men from all over the world came to Huerfano County to work, and sometimes die, in the mines.

The nativity of the miners employed on April 1,was reported as follows: U. White Roumanian 24 Slavic 83 Belgian 2 U. Colored Swedish 12 German 56 Cretan 2. #E Johnson R. COAL RESOURCES OF THE TRINIDAD COAL FIELD IN HUERFANO AND LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES COLORADO 8vo, wraps, light wear, vg copy 51 pp., 1 plate and 4 figs.

Price: $ (stock#USGSBE). Huerfano County (/ ˈ w ɛər f ə n oʊ /; Spanish pronunciation:) is one of the 64 counties in the U.S.

state of of the census, the population was 6, The county seat is Walsenburg. The county, whose name comes from the Spanish huérfano meaning "orphan", was named for the Huerfano Butte, a local area of Huerfano County boomed early in the s with the Congressional district: 3rd.

The coal seams occur in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The coal field lies in two counties, Las Animas and Huerfano Counties. The Southern Coal Field of Colorado supplied high-grade bituminous coal, primarily used for coking coal for the steel industry, which supplied rails for the expanding U.S.

rail network. Las Animas County, Colorado Mines. 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.

It should be assumed that all mines are on private property. Coal mining literally was king of Huerfano County during This book is pages, with numerous historic photos and maps. Read Nancy Christofferson’s Coal Was King – Huerfano County’s Mining History.

$20 + $8 shipping and handling, $28 total. Most of Colorado's coal mining activity took place in Las Animas and Huerfano Counties on the Eastern side of the Rockies in an area known as the Southern Coal Fields.

The high grade coal that miners pulled from this area was particularly prized by the steel industry for use in creating railroad tracks and other instruments of heavy industry. Las Animas County, Colorado has 20 records of coal leases on public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management.

Quick Facts 20 records of coal leases on. Colorado, parts of Huerfano and Las Animas Counties United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Trinidad. Fishers Peak, an important landmark in Las Animas County, is in the background. Parts of Huerfano and Las Animas Counties in cooperation with Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station, the Spanish Peaks.

Las Animas County, Colorado Mines: A listing of all the Mines in Las Animas County, CO with maps, driving directions, and a local area search function. Huerfano County, Colorado Mines: A listing of all the Mines in Huerfano County, CO with maps, driving directions, and a local area search function.

Las Animas County Colorado Genealogy Trails & History. Trinidad, Col., April — As a result of a dust explosion in a mine of the Colorado Fuel & Iron company, forty miles west of Trinidad, shortly before noon Sunday, twenty-two miners are known to be dead and one other is missing.

The mid s were the peak years for Huerfano County coal. In for example, 2, tons were produced and 2, men were employed.

Huerfano County produced 20 percent of .Jul 1, - Coal miners, Trinidad Colorado, c. History Colorado Collection Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and .Full text of "Las Animas, Huerfano and Custer: three Colorado counties on a cultural frontier: a history of the Raton Basin" See other formats LAS ANIMAS, HUERF ANO AND CU STER THREE COLORADO COUNTIES ON A CULTURAL FRONTIER: A NARRATIVE HISTORY OF THE RATON BASIN Prepared for Colorado State Office Bureau of Land Management by Robert A.

Murray May, BUREAU OF .