Proceedings of the seventh oil shale symposium
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From the Forward, written by Dr. James H. Gary, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Colorado School of Mines: The Colorado School of Mines is observing its centennial year in recognition of the February 9, 1874, signing of the bill appropriating Colorado Territory funds for the construction of its first building. In that same year, the March 1874 issue of Scientific American contained the following news item: "About 800 miles west of Omaha the Union Pacific Railroad crosses the Green River, and the approach to the river is for a considerable distance through a cutting node in rock. During the ...