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Review of the western coal boom in Wyoming & Montana

Gary B Glass

Review of the western coal boom in Wyoming & Montana

by Gary B Glass

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Published by Geological Survey of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal mines and mining -- Wyoming,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Montana

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gary B. Glass
    SeriesReprint -- no. 32, Reprint (Geological Survey of Wyoming) -- no. 32
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. :
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14644768M

    Western Montana ghost towns. You can’t even begin to talk about a Western Montana road trip without including ghost towns. If you’re unfamiliar, a ghost town is the remnants of a boom-town that has been vacated for one reason or another, often due to the end of the mining era or relocation of timber centers.   Coal output peaked in , when 2,, tons of coal were produced by thirty-seven mines, but the normal figures in the first two decades of the century were around a million tons annually. Higher coal prices during the era of World War I caused the value of the coal mined in the years from to to exceed that of any previous period.

      Richland Inn & Suites: Best in town -- book ahead -- the oil boom is happening here! - See 56 traveler reviews, 29 candid photos, and great deals for Richland Inn & Suites at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews. Since 88 percent of the current leases are located in seven western states--Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona--and the bulk of the coal boom development in the next two decades is planned for that area, the CEP concentrated their study on the public coal leases and 11 Indian leases in those seven states.

      11 abandoned Old West boom towns Gone but not forgotten, these once-bustling mining outposts offer visitors a look at the Old West in surroundings ranging from kitschy to untouched.   The western story, in its most usual forms, represents the American version of the ever appealing oldest of man’s legends about himself, that of the sun-god hero, the all-conquering valiant who strides through dangers undaunted, righting wrongs, defeating villains, rescuing the fair and the weak and the helpless — and the western story does this [ ]Author: Jeremy Anderberg.


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