Congressional Edition Volume 1589

Congressional Edition Volume 1589

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...northeast and southwest, ti e cjal wvuld be got in hills aud hill sides. By Mr. Norwood: Q. You gave the geographical location of that iron-bed. Y"ou state it extended where! A. It occupies the country partly between the Alleghany and the Blue Bidge on the eastern side, and partly on the eastern side of the Blue Bidge itself; on both sides of the Blue Bidge. It runs northeast and southwest Q. Can you state the extent of that bed in miles f A. It runs, I think, from a hundred miles, or more, north on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, and it runs down south to Alabama. You know the distance in miles better than I do. It runs to the north of Alabama. By Mr. Conkling: Q. That is the iron f A. Yes, sir. B.y Mr. Norwood: Q. Does that iron-bed extend through Georgia? A. Yes, sir. Q. Continuously? A. Yes, sir; it is continuous. Q. At Mr. Coukling's suggestion I will ask you what is the extent of miles of this coal-bed of which you have been speaking? A. That extends from the northern coal-fields near Cumberland, goes through the whole of Virginia, the western'side of the Alleghanies, and into Tennessee, and, I think, a little below that. 1 cannot tell the number of miles, but the position of the coal has been marked on geological maps and can be very easily referred to. Q. You have given the length: can you give the average width of the bed? A. The width of the available coal I can state pretty nearly. If you will take a map and measure from McKendree's Station, on the Chesapeake and Ohio line, and run in a direct line toward the northwest, and terminating in a line running through where we are now, and run through Charlestowu, parallel to the Alleghany chain, that would mark it. It runs nearly parallel to the Appalachian chain. It runs parallel to...show more

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  • Paperback | 572 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 1,007g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236566785
  • 9781236566782