Clay Record Volume 19-20

Clay Record Volume 19-20

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...value of limestone burned also decreased nearly $200,000. Good building stone is found in Cuba, the most extensive quarries being in the outskirts of Havana. Clays.--The activity in all branches of the clay-w0rking industry in 1899 was continued in 1900. Twentytwo states, as against twenty-one in 1899, had each an output of clay products valued at more than $1,000,000. The following states, in the order named, produced over 52 per cent of the total output: Ohio, Pennsylvania, New jersey, Illinois. In 1900 Illinois rose from fifth to fourth place, superseding New York. Ohio produced 19 per cent of the total product. The total number of operating firms in 1900 was 6,375, a decline of nearly 600i from 1899. Every state and territory except Alaska appears in the list of producers of clay products. The value of the brick product decreased somewhat from that of 1899. The value of the pottery products increased about 15 per cent over 1899. Ohio, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, in the order named, produced nearly 77 per cent of the total product, as they did in 1899. The number of pottery firms reporting in 1900 was 561, a decrease of 58 from 1899. The clay mined and sold by non-manufacturers amounted to over $1,800,000, a gain of about $200,000 over 1899. New jersey continues to be the leading clayproducing state, with Missouri, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Delaware following in order. Clays and clay products valued at over $9,800,000 were imported in 1900, a gain of about $1,000,000 over 1899; and clay wares worth over $1,200,000 were exported in 1900, a gain of over $400,000. Cement.--The amount of Portland cement produced in 1900 increased over 50 per cent over 1899. The average annual rate of increase since 1890 has been about 40 per cent. The value...show more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236870840
  • 9781236870841