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).
This site presents a view into the State of Nevada's mining past, as well as a view of its present day rugged beauty. Since eighty six percent of the state is government owned property, mainly controlled by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), a large portion of Nevada is vast unpopulated expanses of desert and mountains.
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Introduction. The first section presented analysis tools whereby the acceptability of manual handling (MH) requirements can be calculated. When physical demands associated with a MH task are determined to be unacceptable, the use of a mechanical assist can be evaluated.
Colorado History: Colorado Timeline, your best source for Colorado History information, as well as information about each county, museums, historical societies, Chambers of Commerce, ghost towns, mines, mining camps, and Colorado related books and videos.
In fact, early gold discoveries were relatively meager, but to Americans on the East Coast eyeing the frontier, each report added impetus to head west. Soon, the Colorado gold rush was on, with covered wagons crossing the Great Plains to cries of "Pikes Peak or Bust!"