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Coal mining - engineers.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph McGill, Diary of a Coal Mine Surveyor and Engineer

Collection Number: A&M 3992
Overview Copy of a transcription of the diary of Joseph McGill (1807-1874), an engineer and surveyor who emigrated from England to the United States. During the period covered by the diary (1854-1856), McGill was working for the "Coal River and Kanawha Mining and Manufacturing Company Coal Mines" at its property along the Big Coal River, Brier Creek Section, Boone County, (West) Virginia. The diary records McGill's daily work activities, including tasks, locations, and travel, as well as work...
Dates: 1854-1987; Majority of material found within 1854-1856

William Nelson Page (1854-1932) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1755
Overview Papers of William Nelson Page, civil and mining engineer, who was manager of the Hawk's Nest Coal Company, 1877-1880; built and operated the Victoria Blast Furnace, Goshen, Virginia, 1880-1885; organized and developed the Gauley Mountain Coal Company, 1889-1917; served in the West Virginia National Guard for twenty years; and was mayor of Ansted for ten years. Subjects include the American Society of Civil Engineers, Deepwater Railway Company, Guy's Run Iron Land, Iron and Steel Works...
Dates: 1860, 1881-1890, 1924