Iron mines and mining
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC MS 0354
Overview These letters give a brief glimpse into the mining business in the early Nineteenth Century. Alexander McIntyre to whom these letters are addressed was an ambitious entrepreneur in the coal and iron country of New York and Pennsylvania with his name being passed on to many sites in these states.
Identifier: SC MS 0084.1
Overview This collection includes books, bound pamphlets and offprints, maps and drawings, letter books, ore samples, photographs, and manuscript material regarding the Birkinbine Engineering Company.
Identifier: SC MS 0084-2
Overview The Birkinbine Engineering Company got its start through Henry P. M. Birkinbine. His son, John, gained early engineering experience through various water supply projects in and around Philadelphia; this experience later helped direct the Birkinbine Engineering Company’s involvement in many water-related projects around the country in the late 19th century as part of the improved public sanitation initiatives. The Birkinbine firm also specialized in mining engineering, both in the United States...
Collection — Box Photo 0011.01
Identifier: SC Photo-0011
Overview The Juragua Iron Company was the first American company to become interested in iron mining in Cuba. The mines were located in the province of Santiago at the eastern end of Cuba. The Santiago province climate is hot, but not affected by fevers or malaria. The company first went to Cuba in the early 1880s to begin iron ore mining. Its capital stock was controlled by the Bethlehem Iron Company of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Steel Company of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It shipped...
Identifier: SC MS 0036
Overview Three typescript reports of Lehigh University Mining Engineering Department’s mine inspection trips made 1922, 1924, 1926. Two of the reports are travelogue itineraries as well as noting mines and mills observed, the third is a more technical discussion of the mines visited. Reports are by Robert G. Pfahler EM‘23, George A. Howland EM’27, Robert A. Harrier EM’27, John P. Cox EM’27, and Paul W. Sinwell EM’27 all studying for the Engineer of Mining degrees. According to the notes in the...
Identifier: SC MS 0140
Overview Documents and photographs assembled by Robert M. Wheeler primarily of the portion of his career as Mine Captain of No. 3 mine at the Cornwall Iron Mine, a subsidiary of Bethlehem Steel Corporation. His contributions to the iron ore operation in the Cornwall Iron Mine as well as other mines belonging to the Bethlehem Cornwall Corporation were valued by the Bethlehem executives based on the correspondence content. Mr. Wheeler’s material gives an insight into open pit and underground mining...
Identifier: SC MS 0071