Drift mining is either the mining of an ore deposit by underground methods, or the working of coal seams accessed by adits driven into the surface outcrop of the coal bed. A drift mine is an underground mine in which the entry or access is above water level and generally on the slope of a hill, driven horizontally into the ore seam.
Located in a quiet valley of Columbia County, Pennsylvania, is one of the state's least likely and least publicized tourist attractions: Centralia. What draws people to this out-of-the-way town isn't the amazing culture or the fascinating historical sites.
A mine railway (or mine railroad, U.S.), sometimes pit railway, is a railway constructed to carry materials and workers in and out of a mine. Materials transported typically include ore, coal and overburden (also called variously spoils, waste, slack, culm, and tilings; all meaning waste rock).
Mysterious and often inexplicable remnants of civilization's history fascinate scientists and archaeologists. People travel worldwide to visit such sites, yet some of the most enigmatic artifacts and structures have been found right here in North America.
The Colorado Division of Water Resources administers water rights and interstate compact agreements throughout the state. To administer these, the Division maintains a network of stream and reservoir monitoring sites which collect and transmit periodic data values.
Mount Savage Time Line and Obituaries. Back to Home To Search this Page press Ctrl + F Updates by : Randy Carter. Late 1700's: The Archibald Arnold Family become the first residents of Mount Savage settling at the site of what now is known as the Glen Savage Dairy Farm.