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Rocky Mountain Coal and Iron Company Records

Identifier: M2075

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a copy of a report submitted to Newell Beeman, General Manager of the Rocky Mountain Coal & Iron, Co., Red Canyon, Wyo. by John McNeil, Mining Engineer, Denver, Colo. (September 5, 1895). The reports concerns an explosion that occurred in the no. 5 mine on March 20, 1895.


  • 1895


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Mining operation located in Red Canyon, Wyo. during the late 19th and eary 20th centuries. In 1898 the number of employees totalled 82, with the production for the year ending at 87, 244 tons of lump coal, and 6155 tones of slack coal. The company shipped its' coal to Utah.


1 envelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Anne Bond, 2009.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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