Fire-fighting equipment in coal mines
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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Coal mines and mining -- Fires and fire prevention.

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Statementby W.D. Walker, Jr. ... [et al.]
SeriesInformation circular (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 7662
ContributionsWalker, W. D.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20682629M

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