Decennial Census, Fourteenth

Decennial Census, Fourteenth

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...a small amount received for mineral by-products and for power or miscellaneous services furnished to other enterprises. The increases in value of products, capital, salaries, wages, cost of supplies and materials and fuel and power, shown in Table 1, are not wholly a measure of growth of mining in Wyoming as they were augmented in large part by general price increases during the census interval. The increases in number of enterprises, number of wells operated, and average number of wage earners employed are a better measure of the progress of the mining industries. The mining industries reported in Wyoming for 1919, classified according to principal products and listed in order of value of products, were petroleum and natural gas, coal, iron ore, gypsum, limestone, ores of rare metals (uranium), chromite, sandstone, asbestos, and clay. The mineral industries for which statistics can be shown without disclosure of individual operations are ranked by value of products in Table 2. The leading industry in Wyoming was the production of petroleum and natural gas in which 39 out of a total of 106 enterprises in the state were engaged. The industry employed 22.3 per cent of the total number of wage earners and reported products valued at $21,959,937, which was 52.4 per cent of the total value of products of the state. In this industry Wyoming ranked eleventh in the United States. Productive operations were distributed over the state in 13 counties, but the most important were in Salt Creek Field in Natrona County, Big Muddy Field in Converse County, Grass Creek Field in Hot Springs County, and Elk Basin Field in Park County. The industry second in importance in Wyoming in 1919 was the mining of bituminous coal, in which 46 enterprises were engaged. more

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