The Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 167

The Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 167 : Devoted to Science and the Mechanic Arts; January-June, 1909 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 167: Devoted to Science and the Mechanic Arts; January-June, 1909 Continental United States has been but imperfectly explored, but in Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico exploited deposits maintain an iron and steel industry approximating in capacity the product of Sweden, and show large reserves of available mineral. The abundance of our minerals, the comparatively low cost at which they can be Obtained and transported, and the high rate of labor which has prevailed in this country, have retarded the introduction of many economies, but in the iron industry waste ful methods have been modified, ores formerly refused are utilized, advances in metallurgy reduce the fuel and labor cost per ton of metal produced, and an effort to conserve resources is growing in appreciation. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 502 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 26mm | 662g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243252811
  • 9780243252817