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Abandoned Underground Coal Mines of Des Moines, Iowa

The purpose of this report is to compile information on past coal mining activity in the city of Des Moines and the surrounding areas and summarizing documentation for the available records. The limits of the study area encompass the most densely populated portion of the Des Moines area affected by undermining and includes all known underground mines in Polk county.

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Iowa Coal Mines - Iowa Department of Natural Resources

2019-4-11 · Iowa Coal Mines Address ...

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Iowa-Mines - Mining Artifacts

2014-12-25 · Coal mining along Muchakinock creek dates back to 1843, when local blacksmiths mined coal from exposures along the creek. By 1867, there were small drift mines all along Muchakinock Creek down to Eddyville where the creek flows into the

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Interactive map of coal mines in Iowa | American ...

2021-11-22 · The Iowa Department of Natural Resources's (DNR) interactive map of coal mines in Iowa shows the locations of coal mines and mine entrances throughout Iowa, and also has the option to search the map by street address. Users may click on the

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The Shuler Mines | CITYVIEW - CITYVIEW | Central Iowa’s ...

2021-10-6 · The Shuler Mines once roared life into this small town. They were run by the The Shuler Mine Company based out of Des Moines. The company had mines in Lovilia, Iowa; Alpha, Illinois; and Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The Waukee mines opened in late 1920 and would grow to be the largest coal producer in Iowa with the deepest mine shaft — 387 ...

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Is there a mine under your home? Check here - Iowa News

2016-4-15 · DES MOINES, Iowa — Officials believe a sinkhole that opened in the front yard of a Des Moines home Wednesday may be due to an old coal mine under the neighborhood.

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Is your house built on top of an abandoned coal mine ...

2016-4-15 · A gaping sinkhole on Des Moines’ south side has shed light on a little-known fact about what is underground in much of central Iowa. Abandoned coal mines. More than 200 out-of-use mines are the result of a once booming coal industry in central Iowa. Now, the old mine shafts pose a risk for causing sinkholes, like the one that opened up in Des ...

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Abandoned mine likely cause of Des Moines' south-side

2016-4-13 · According to the Mining and Minerals Bureau, two or three mine-related sinkholes typically occur each year in Iowa. This is the first one in the Des Moines area

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Polk County, IA mining, mines, mine owners and mine

34 行 · Polk County, IA mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining

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Buxton: A Lost Utopia | IDCA

2021-11-22 · Benjamin C. Buxton, Founder of Buxton, Iowa, Date Unknown. Benjamin Buxton was the namesake of and main planner of the town of Buxton. Benjamin Buxton took over as superintendent of Consolidation Coal Company from his father, John Buxton, in

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Coal Mine Inspection at Des Moines Coal and Mining Co ...

Coal Mine Inspection at Des Moines Coal and Mining Co., Marquisville, Iowa ← Previous Item; ... Iowa State University first offered chemical engineering courses in 1909. The Department of Mining Engineering, Ceramics, and Chemical Engineering was established in 1913. The Department of Chemical Engineering became a separate department in 1920 ...

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Is your house built on top of an abandoned coal mine ...

2016-4-15 · A gaping sinkhole on Des Moines’ south side has shed light on a little-known fact about what is underground in much of central Iowa. Abandoned coal mines. More than 200 out-of-use mines are the result of a once booming coal industry in central Iowa. Now, the old mine shafts pose a risk for causing sinkholes, like the one that opened up in Des ...

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The Shuler Mines | CITYVIEW - CITYVIEW | Central Iowa’s ...

2021-10-6 · The Shuler Mines once roared life into this small town. They were run by the The Shuler Mine Company based out of Des Moines. The company had mines in Lovilia, Iowa; Alpha, Illinois; and Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The Waukee mines opened in late 1920 and would grow to be the largest coal producer in Iowa with the deepest mine shaft — 387 ...

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The Italians | Iowa PBS

2021-11-16 · As changing economic and political conditions effected southern and eastern Europe more and more, people from those regions made the decision to emigrate to the United States. One of the largest of these “new immigrant” groups was the Italians, many of whom came to work in the coal mines scattered across southern and central Iowa. Italians began to arrive around the year 1900

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Polk County Iowa - Iowa Ghost Towns

2018-3-8 · A former coal mining town in the center of Douglas Township. Post office, 1903-19. FORT DES MOINES. The name of the present city of Des Moines from the time it was occupied by the dragoons in 1843 until the name was changed to Des Moines in 1857.

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Polk County, IA mining, mines, mine owners and mine

Polk County, IA mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Polk County, IA

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Buxton: A Lost Utopia | IDCA

2021-11-22 · Benjamin C. Buxton, Founder of Buxton, Iowa, Date Unknown. Benjamin Buxton was the namesake of and main planner of the town of Buxton. Benjamin Buxton took over as superintendent of Consolidation Coal Company from his father, John Buxton, in

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Iowa pioneer cemetery holds ... - Des Moines Register

2018-11-21 · Founded by the Des Moines Coal & Mining Co., Enterprise mine No. 1 opened in 1903, followed by a second mine in 1907. They were among more than 220 coal mines that dotted central Iowa in

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Our History - Valley Junction

1987: Designated as a Main Street Iowa community. 1987-2019: Received over 40 Main Street Iowa Awards. 1993: West Des Moines 100th Anniversary. 1993: Devastating flood, 100% businesses closed, buildings had from 6 inches to 6 feet of water. 1993:

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Cal Seda, PhD | Adolescents Issues Des Moines, IA

Practicing in Des Moines, Cal Seda PhD works with children, adolescents, teens & families to help counsel families with adolescent, family and parent issues. (515) 412-5112 Mon -Thu - 9am - 5pm | Fri -

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Coal Mine Inspection at Des Moines Coal and Mining Co ...

Coal Mine Inspection at Des Moines Coal and Mining Co., Marquisville, Iowa ← Previous Item; ... Iowa State University first offered chemical engineering courses in 1909. The Department of Mining Engineering, Ceramics, and Chemical Engineering was established in 1913. The Department of Chemical Engineering became a separate department in 1920 ...

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Muchakinock, IA, 1877; East Des Moines Township;

Muchakinock, formerly known as Coal Valley, was a town created solely for the purpose of coal mining. H.W. McNeil (a.k.a. Big Mac) and his younger brother W.A. McNeil (Little Mac) were responsible for the founding of the town. At one point, Muchakinock was the largest mining town in all of Iowa, inhabiting between 1500-1800 people in 1887.

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Polk County Iowa - Iowa Ghost Towns

2018-3-8 · A former coal mining town in the center of Douglas Township. Post office, 1903-19. FORT DES MOINES. The name of the present city of Des Moines from the time it was occupied by the dragoons in 1843 until the name was changed to Des Moines in 1857.

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Polk County, IA mining, mines, mine owners and mine

Polk County, IA mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Polk County, IA

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IOWA_GOLD_WHERE_TO_GO

2021-5-14 · Gold Locations In Mahaska County Iowa Des Moines River. Fine gold and some flake has been found near the Pella-Harvey bridge that spans the Des Moines River just North of Harvey. River is rip-rapped with old boxcars on North bank at site. Fine gold found in sand layer in river banks on South side and in main channel, if you can get through ...

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Iowa pioneer cemetery holds ... - Des Moines Register

2018-11-21 · Founded by the Des Moines Coal & Mining Co., Enterprise mine No. 1 opened in 1903, followed by a second mine in 1907. They were among more than 220 coal mines that dotted central Iowa in

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African-American Communities | Iowa PBS

2021-10-26 · The coal mining town of Buxton is a community that stands out in Iowa history. Of the 5,000 people living in Buxton in 1905, more than half were African-American. Buxton was described as a utopia where African-Americans and European-Americans lived together without the racial tension that was common everywhere else at the time.

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Savastopol | Project Des Moines

Sevastopol began as a settlement south of Des Moines around 1855. It was laid out by James Sherman, was recorded on July 21, 1862, and incorporated in 1877 or 1878 (varies with source). Its boundaries were SE 5th, Hartford Ave, Bell Avenue and Pioneer Park. It is said to have been named by John Webber after a Russian, now Ukrainian, fortress that was well-known during the Crimean War.

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T. - IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering

2015-12-17 · in Iowa such as in the area of Pennsylvanian rocks in southern and central parts of the state. Almost every Pennsylvanian exposure contains at least one or two sandstone beds. The bluffs of the Des Moines River consiSt of thick sandstone beds near Red Rock in IVlarion County, and near the abandoned town of Cliff land southeast of Ottumwa.

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Cal Seda, PhD | Adolescents Issues Des Moines, IA

Practicing in Des Moines, Cal Seda PhD works with children, adolescents, teens & families to help counsel families with adolescent, family and parent issues. (515) 412-5112 Mon -Thu - 9am - 5pm | Fri -

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