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BLASTERS’S HANDBOOK: A Manual Describing Explosives and Practical Methods of Use, Sesquicentennial Edition, cl, Wilmington, 1952, 477 pages, - 3 -, $ 25

BLASTERS’S HANDBOOK: A Manual Describing Explosives and Practical Methods of Use, 14th Edition, Wilmington, 1958 -1963, same edition produced for several years, cl, 525 pages, - 3 -, $ 25

CS CARD MINE HAULAGE AND HANDLING EQUIPMENT, CATALOG NO. 40, Denver, 1940, cl, 120 pages, Catalog is divided into 6 sections: Mine Car Wheels and Trucks; Coal Mine Cars; Ore and Industrial Cars; Rope Haulage Equipment, Rollers, Sheaves, etc.; Tipple Equipment, Dumps, Cages, Screens, etc.; Track Equipment, Frogs, Switches, Crossings, etc., $ 100 [Contents: Lots of pictures and descriptions of old mining equipment: mine car wheels, trucks and parts, axles, pedestals; ore car types with illustrations, rope haulage equipment, types of sheaves, rollers; illustrations of Card Equipment at mine sites; loading booms, cages, skips, dumps; track equipment, frogs, turnouts, switches, crossovers, all illustrated]

Gibbs, C. W., Ed. / COMPRESSED AIR AND GAS DATA, 2nd Edition, Ingersoll-Rand Company, Woodcliff Lake, 1971, cl, book is divided into 34 sections, 10 page index, - 3 -, $ 28

INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, The I-R Drill Doctor’s Book, 1st Edition, New York, date unknown, 72 pages, - 3 -, $100 [shows illustrations of Ingersoll-Rand jackhammers, shanks, mountings, “stopehammers,” operation of drills, hose couplings, illustrations of jack bits, drill steel sharpeners, etc.]

Jones, A. V. and Tarkenter, R. P. / ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY IN MINING: The Dawn of a New Age, London, 1992, cl, 207 pages, - 5 -, $ 28

Krough Manufacturing Company / MINING MACHINERY: APPLIANCES FOR THE MINING AND REDUCTION OF ORE AND CEMENTAL GRAVELS, Catalog No. 25, San Francisco, 1901, cl, 96 pages, - 3 -, $ 100

MACWHYTE WIRE ROPE CATALOG G-18, 4th Edition, Kenosha, 1991, pb, 260 pages, glossary and index, - 1 -, $ 45 [classification of wire ropes, inspection, lubrication, manufacture of, stretch of wire ropes, structure of slings and assemblies]

Miller, J. A. / THE PRACTICAL HANDBOOK FOR THE WORKING MINER AND PROSPECTOR AND THE MINING INVESTOR, London, 1897, cl, 234 pages, wear along from edge of spine, wear on spine, ovg, - 2 -, $ 150   [Contents: tools, fundamental principle of work; blasting; work of men, animals, and machines; machinery; timbering; mining geology; prospecting; opening mines; lessons for the mining investor; reduction of ores; mine surveying, with appendices, more...]

Peterson, A. C. / APPLIED ENGINEERING MECHANICS: STRENGTH OF MATERIALS, 2nd Edition, Boston, cl, 385 pages, - 3 -, $ 25

Roebling, J.A., and Sons Company, WIRE ENGINEERING, Trenton, 1938, 149 pages, $ 100 [includes a pamphlet on how to inspect sheaves used with wire rope]

Savill, L. P. / LOCKED COIL ROPES FOR MINE SHAFTS, Whitecross Company Limited, 64 pages, Warrington, England, $ 65

THE MINE & SMELTER SUPPLY COMPANY, CATALOG No. 54, Dealers, Manufacturers and Importers of Assayers’ and Chemists’ Supplies, Laboratory Equipment for Schools and Colleges, Scientific Apparatus and Instruments, Denver, 1912, cl, 595 pages, - 2 -, $ 100 [Contains everything for the assayer, with pictures of most items including muffle, bullion and assay furnaces, much more]

UNION WIRE ROPE CORPORATION / WIREROPE HANDBOOK AND CATALOG D, Kansas City, 1942, cl, 426 pages, - 3 -, $ 45

WILLIAMSPORT WIRE ROPE POCKET CATALOG, Williamsport, 104 pages, - 3 -, $ 40

W. S. TAYLOR COMPANY: WOVEN WIRE SCREENS: Their Selection, Application and Uses, Catalog 55, 1927, Cleveland, cl, 139 pages, book shows slight wear along spine, ovg, - 3 -, $ 50 [Catalog contains photographs of screens and the application of each screen is discussed]

W. S. TAYLOR COMPANY: WOVEN WIRE SCREENS: Their Selection, Application and Uses, Catalog 80, 1954, Cleveland, cl, 139 pages, book shows very little wear, - 3 -, $ 100 [Catalog contains photographs of screens and the application of each screen is discussed]




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