Downloadable E books

Copper Queen Cave

Forgotten Caves of Bisbee, Arizona

Hundreds of caves were found while mining the rich oxide copper ores in Bisbee. Often these openings were beautiful beyond description....

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Glossary of mining terms

Glossary of mining terms used in Bisbee.

A list of mining terms with their definitions  as used at Bisbee.

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Mineral fluorescence  at  Bisbee Arizona

Mineral fluorescence, that phenomenon whereby a mineral actually glows when exposed to ultraviolet light, is an important, but often overlooked aspect of the overall mineralogy of many mineral deposits..... pdf 3mb

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7-Bells: Mine Safety & Accidents at Bisbee, Arizona Second edition

Mining is inherently dangerous. Quickly moving heavy equipment, handling large tonnages of broken rock and detonating tons of explosives provide the potential for disaster. When the mines in Bisbee began, accidents were relatively few. The number of men employed was small, and the technology was basic. This early mining was done by hand drilling and blasting shallow drill holes.......590 pages  pdf download  10mb

Whispers of the Underworld

A view into prostitution, drug use and “white slavery” in Bisbee. This is an abbreviated version of the book Whispers of the Underworld. Pdf download 4mb  

 

 

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7-Bells: Mine Safety & Accidents at Bisbee, Arizona First edition

Mining is inherently dangerous. Quickly moving heavy equipment, handling large tonnages of broken rock and detonating tons of explosives provide the potential for disaster. When the mines in Bisbee began, accidents were relatively few. The number of men employed was small, and the technology was basic. This early mining was done by hand drilling and blasting shallow drill holes.......473 pages  pdf download  8mb