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Wyoming coal mining

Louis Wessel

Wyoming coal mining

a wage & employment survey 1982.

by Louis Wessel

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Published by Wyoming Dept. of Labor & Statistics in Cheyenne, Wyo. (Hathaway Building, Cheyenne 82002) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wyoming
    • Subjects:
    • Wages -- Coal miners -- Wyoming -- Statistics.,
    • Coal miners -- Labor unions -- Wyoming -- Statistics.,
    • Coal miners -- Wyoming -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsWyoming. Dept. of Labor and Statistics.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD4966.M612 U58 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 43 p. :
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3144837M
      LC Control Number82622531

        “The Woebegone Miners of Wyoming: A History of Coal Mine Disasters in the Equality State.” Annals of Wyoming, 42 (Oct. ), Larson, T.A. History of Wyoming.   In the past five years, coal output is down 27%, triggering a wave of bankruptcies. No state has suffered more than Wyoming, the nation's largest coal producer, accounting for 40% of the nation's.

      The United States’ highest rate of coal production is in Wyoming, with almost 4 million short tons extracted in The majority of this coal is burned to generate electrical power within the United States, but a small percentage is also goes to Spain and Canada. The Powder River Basin in the northeastern portion of the state is the most productive of Wyoming’s coal fields.   Bust Times In A Former Wyoming Coal Boomtown Gillette, Wyo. once produced 40% of all U.S. coal, but is now losing half its jobs as coal demand plummets. A nearby town survived a bust in the s.

        The Coal Mining Massacre America Forgot The mountains of southern West Virginia are riddled with coal—and bullets Child coal Author: Lorraine Boissoneault. Wyoming Mining History Wyoming ranks last among the western states for gold production and has no silver production of any significance. The only hard-rock mining towns of historic significance are in the South Pass City - Atlantic City area. Wyoming is the number one producer of coal in the United States.


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