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Mining Books

Foster, C. LeNeve. A Textbook of Ore and Stone Mining (Charles Griffing Co., Ltd.) 1901.

Ihlseng, M.C. A Manual of Mining (John Wiley and Sons, New York) 1901.

Lupton, Arnold. Mining (Longman's, Greene, & Co., London) 1906.

Young, George. Elements of Mining (McGraw-Hill, Inc., New York) 1946.

Young, Otis E. Black Powder and Hand Steel (University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma) 1975.

Young, Otis E. Western Mining (University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma) 1970.

Mining Handbooks

Atlas Copco Company. Rock Drilling Manuals. V.I "Theory and Technique" and V.II "Drill Steel Applications" (Atlas Copco Co., Wayne, N.J.) 1979.

Lock, C.G. Warnford. Miner's Pocket-Book. (Spon and Chamberlin, London and New York) 1896.

Von Bernewitz, M.W. Handbook for Prospectors and Operators of Small Mines. (McGraw-Hill, Inc., London and New York) 1943.

Trail Manuals that Reference Rock Work

Arthur, Guy B. Construction of Trails (CCC Project Training 7, Feb. 1937). (U.S. Dept. of Interior, Washington, D.C.)

Proudman, Robert D. AMC Guide to Trail Building and Maintenance (Appalachian Mountain Club, Pinkham Notch Camp, N.H.) 1977.

USDA-Forest Service. Trail Construction on the National Forests 1915 (Washington, D.C.).

USDA-Forest Service. Trail Construction on the National Forests 1923 (Washington, D.C.).

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