Mining History Association
15th Annual Conference, June 17-20, 2004 Farmington, Missouri
15th Annual Conference, June 17-20, 2004
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Welcoming Reception, June 17, 2004, Tradition Inn, Farmington
Awards Banquet, June 18, 2004, Tradition Inn, Farmington. Speaker: Joe Wagner, former Vice President for Exploration and Geology, Doe Run Mining Company
Presidential Luncheon, June 19, 2004, Tradition Inn, Farmington
TOURS AND FIELD TRIPS
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Doe Run Company’s Herculaneum Lead Smelter, Herculaneum, Missouri, June 17, 2004
Knight Hawk Coal Company, Ava, Illinois, surface mine, and Chester, Illinois, barge-loading facility, June 17, 2004
Doe Run’s Buick Resource Recycling Facility, Buick, Missouri, June 20, 2004
Palmer Mining District, Washington County, Missouri, June 20, 2004
The State Historical Society of Missouri
READINGS AND REFERENCES
Henry R. Schoolcraft, “A View of the Lead Mines of Missouri,” (New York: Charles Wiley and Co., 1819).
John R. Park, “Missouri Mining Heritage Guide,” (South Miami, FL: Stonerose Publishing Company, 2005).
Cheryl M. Seeger, “History of Mining in the Southeast Missouri Lead District and Description of Mine Processes, Regulatory Controls, Environmental Effects, and Mine Facilities in the Viburnum Trend Subdistrict,” Chapter 1, Hydraulic Investigations Concerning Lead Mining Issues in Southeastern Missouri, Michael J. Kleeschulte, ed, Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5140, (Washington: GPO, 2008), 1-33.
“Mining History and Heritage of the Old Lead Belt,” accessed 7 April 2013 .
Jim Bequette, “Growing up in St. Francois County: Bonne Terre and the St. Joseph Lead Company,” (Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing Company, 2001).
More Publications on St. Francois County, MO
Eric and Barbara Clements
Historic stone furnace in the Palmer Mining District dates from the early days of lead mining in Missouri.
Jim Besleme and Johnny Johnsson pose with a mucking machine for their annual MHA photo at the Bonne Terre Mine.
MHAers visiting the Knight Hawk Coal Company barge loading facility along the Mississippi River.
Photo Credits: Johnny Johnnson