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Title

The US Coal Industry in the Nineteenth Century

Author

Sean Patrick Adams

Categories

Economic History
Industrial Organization

Type

Article

Description

The coal industry was a major foundation for American industrialization in the nineteenth century. As a fuel source, coal provided a cheap and efficient source of power for steam engines, furnaces, and forges across the United States.

URL

http://www.eh.net/encyclopedia/?article=adams.industry.coal.us

Home URL

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