what cheer iowa coal mines
what cheer iowa coal mines
The Funniest Town Name in All 50 States
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The Funniest Town Name in All 50 States mentalfloss 7/23/2017 SHARE , What Cheer, Iowa A former coal mining town in the southeast of the state, What Cheer was christened Petersburg by ....

map of iowa coal mines
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources's (DNR) interactive map of coal mines in Iowa shows the locations of coal mines and mine entrances throughout Iowa, and also , History of Coal Mining In Iowa & Coal Statistics...

IOWA MINES
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Shaft Sinking near Ottumwa, IA Small unidentified coal mine near Ottumwa, IA Consolidation Coal Company Mine No 18 -Buxton, Monroe County, IA Un,...

Oilwick Lamps/What Cheer Tool Co
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WHAT CHEER TOOL CO - Tin sunshine face lamp, 2 in tall to lid, marked in trade mark shieldon font THE WHAT CHEER TOOL CO WHAT CHEER IOWA withstars among STAR, unfired condition; acquired from Bob Schroth (The What Cheer Tool Co started business in the early 1880s under the name Thompson, Walker and Thompson as a manufacturer of coal ,...

History of Iowa
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The Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Northern Railway built a 66-mile branch to What Cheer in 1879, and the Chicago and North Western built a 64-mile , Iowa's coal mines employed 11,029 men to produce almost 5 million tons of coal per year In 1919, Iowa had about 240 coal mines that between them produced over 8 million tons of coal per ,...

John Ormesher (1857
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Ormesher family records show that John Ormesher, with his mother Alice Halton Ormesher and 5 siblings in 1883 immigrated from England to America While the rest of the family proceeded to Nebraska, John stayed at What Cheer Iowa to work in a coal mine there On October 28, 1886 at age 29, he died as ....

Iowa Mining Accidents 1893
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Mining Accidents Indexes; Add or remove collections Home Mining Accidents Indexes Page 1 Reference URL , Iowa Mining Accidents 1893-1895 & 1906-1921 Page 1: Save page Previous: 1 of 75: Next : View Description View PDF & Text: Download: small (250x250 max) medium (500x500 max) Large...

Iowa: Statewide Strike for the Eight
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Description of the 1891 miner's strikes for the eight-hour day in Iowa From underground newspaper Free Flowing (February 1977), published out of Ames, Des Moines and Iowa City "Labor is the creator of all wealth," argued one What Cheer miner during the 1891 statewide strike for the eight-hour day...

Message Boards
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My Scully family left Ireland, moved to Coventry, Staffordshire, Engand to work the coal min They left and went to the US working the mines in Collinsville, Madison Co, IL and then moved to What Cheer, Keokuk Co, Iowa to do the same...

Alexander Orr
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Alexander Orr is a retired coal operator of Mystic He was not always a mine owner, for in early life he was himself an active worker in the mines and there through his determination, perseverance and intelligently directed efforts that he gradually advanced until he became the possessor of certain valuable coal bearing properties which were ....

Frank Hayes (unionist)
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He was born in the coal mining town of What Cheer, Iowa, in 1882, but moved with his family as a boy to Illinois At the age of 13, he began working in the coal min At the age of 13, he began working in the coal min...

History of Keswick
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They wanted to go to What Cheer and Thornburg because of the plentiful coal min The train was to run from Iowa City to Montezuma to carry the mail for ninety nine years A little town of Aurora was started two and a half miles north of the present site of Keswick, a few years before this...

toolsandhardware
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Hardsocg Coal Drill Bit and Threaded Shaft for Post Drill , American Mining Tool Co Ottumwa, Iowa Brass valve from the hoist at the Mass Mine - Mass, MI , Coal Pick - Union Tool Co Coal Pick - What Cheer Tool Co, What Cheer, IA Hard Rock Pick, Marked "Washoe" Coal Pick - Martin Hardsocg, Pittsburgh, PA Coal Pick - Iwan ,...

Rock Island's Family Tree
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Purchased twelve-mile line of railroad of between Rock Island and Coal Valley, Illinois, from Coal Valley Mining Company on 9/4/1869 Consolidated into Peoria and Rock Island Railway Company (P&RI #2) on [9/30/1869] , filed 10/15/1869...

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Stephen Grudgings has sent this very interesting story and I am sure you will enjoy reading it as much as I did, thank you Stephen I have been....

Coal Mining In West Ia
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COAL MINING what-cheer-iowa-mostly | 16 TonsCoal COAL MINING what-cheer-iowa-mostly West ia coal mine circa My great-grandmother remembers when they brought coal up out of Description from pinterest....

Leisman Localities
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This list does not include localities for specimens or coal balls for which we do not have enough information to place to a specific location or mine, however, they do appear on our listing of Leisman Coal Balls...

facts about coal mining in iowa
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources's (DNR) interactive map of coal mines in Iowa shows the locations of coal mines and mine entrances throughout Iowa, and also has the option to search the map by street address...

Timeline | IPTV
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Most of Iowa's 5,000 coal miners were part of a miners' labor union--the United Mine Workers of America...

coal mining in west ia
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IOWA MINES: Reclaiming Old Coal Mines | , Iowa contractors are hoping to turn Marion County eye sores into something useful "This is the remnants of surface coal mining that took place in ,...