Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mining

The (Secret) History of Gold Prospecting in the United States, and the 38 States Where Gold Has Already Been Found!
Price: Free! Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mining
The U.S. Geological Survey conservatively estimates that there are over 13,200 metric tons of undiscovered gold in the lower 48 states worth more than $514 Billion dollars. This free eBook introduces the average American to a profound fact: with a basic introduction to the right tools and the free scientific resources available online, ANY American can find that gold!
'From Pit to Park' - Sutton Colliery to Brierley Country Park
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mining, Nonfiction » History » Social history
squire robert dodsley thought he would make money by opening a coal mine in sutton in ashfield, some 20 miles north of nottingham. however, it struggled to make a profit, and desperately he cut the miners wages to try to balance the books. there was much unrest, although eventually this did become a productive mine before closing in 1989. it then became a vey popular park. this is the story
Alaska Gold Rush at Nome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mining
These are true stories of the Nome gold rush immortalized by the voices of the journalists and miners who lived through those exciting and dangerous times. Some of the miners made fabulous fortunes in gold pulled from the sands and creek beds around Nome. But other stories involve murder, theft, suicide, epidemics, starvation, claims jumping, freezing to death, and poverty.
The New Vauban: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mining
Mobile towers suggested for defense over trenches in conventional warfare. Interchangeable body armor and shields through piecework parts. Mole machines, earthquake warfare and deep citadels reviewed and opined upon. Basics of fortification is discussed.