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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for the year 1905, Part I
([1905])

Report of mine inspector for Indian territory,   pp. 641-704 PDF (25.9 MB)


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REPORT OF MINE INSPECTOR FOR INDIAN TERRITORY.        695 
entries are in operation. The size of the two hoisting compartments 
of shaft is 12 feet by 7 feet 10 inches, with third compartment 4 feet by
7 feet 10 inches. Air shaft is 604 feet deep and 8 by 12 feet in size. 
This mine is ventilated by one 10-foot Crawford & McCrimmon fan 
(temporarily). There is in use at this mine one Blake double pump, 
with 7k-inch steam cylinders, 4 -inch water cylinders, and 10-inch 
stroke, for pumping water to the boiler. 
Equipment consists of one Danville double direct hoisting engine, 
with 24 by 36 inch cylinders; drum is 8 feet in diameter and is in 
two sections, each of which is 4 feet wide, with a space of 13 inches 
between the two drums; and one dynamo engine, with 20 by 20 inch 
cylinder. Steam is furnished by a battery of four John O'Brien 
steel tubular boilers, 72 inches in diameter and 18 feet in length. 
Electric machinery consists of one General Electric direct-connected 
generator, 200 kilowatts, 575 volts; one General Electric double hoist, 
500 volts, which furnishes power for slope haulage; one General 
Electric single hoist, 500 volts, which furnishes power for plane 
haulage. 
The average number of men and boys employed in and around this 
mi~e is 72. This is a new mine, and a number of the men employed 
in and around this mine are doing development work and will not be 
counted when calculating the ratio between the average number of 
men employed and the coal produced. Total production of coal for 
the current year was 2,519 tons. There were no accidents reported to 
me from this mine during the year. 
No. 56. WESTON COAL AND MINING COMPANY. 
This company operates near Schulter, Ind. T. One slope mine has 
been commenced and has been driven 85 feet. The mine is on the 
Henryetta -vein. The coal is 30 inches thick and practically level. 
One entry has been turned. Air shaft is 5 by 6 feet in size and 40 
feet deep. The average number of men and boys employed in and 
around this mine is 6. No equipment has been reported as being 
installed at this mine and no production of coal. 
NO. 57. THE WHITEHEAD COAL-MINING COMPANY. 
This company operates a shaft mine north of Henryetta. The 
mine was opened in the year 1903 on the Henryetta vein. The coal is 
38 inches thick and is practically level. Shaft is 88 feet deep and 8 
by 12 feet in size, and eight entries have been turned. Air shaft is 88 
feet deep and 6 by 10 feet in size. This mine is ventilated by one 12- 
foot Pittsburg fan. There is in use one Pulling single pump, with 
5-inch steam cylinder, 21-inch water cylinder, and 5-inch stroke, for 
supplying water to the boilers. Four Ingersoll & Sargent punch- 
ing machines are in use in this mine. 
Equipment consists of one Norton & Cole double direct hoisting 
engine, with 14 by 20 inch cylinders; drum is 38 inches in diameter 
and 6 feet in length. Steam is furnished by one John O'Brien steel- 
tubular boiler, 54 inches in diameter and 18 feet in length. 
There is also installed one Ingersoll & Sargent air compressor (size
not given), for running mining machines. 
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