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Record Descriptions – County Mine Inspector

Mine Inspector's Record

Record shows the name of the mine owner, the location of the mine, the number of miners and other workers employed at the mine, the condition of the mine, the name of the inspector, and the date of inspection. Record may also include references to previous visits, the name of the mine superintendent, the acreage being mined, the capital stock of the mining company, the previous year's production, the thickness of the beds, the depth of the shaft, and the duration of the mine's operation.