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Table of Contents

I. Mining in the Adirondacks
Introduction
Glossary

II. Iron
The Necessary Resources
      Ore
      Fuel
      Water
Mines & Miners
      "Down in the Joker Mine"
      Miners
      Mining Towns
Processing
      Forges
      Furnaces

III. Garnet
Barton & Gore Mountain
Mining
Garnet Products

IV.Decline of an Industry
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The text of Out of the Earth: Mining in the Adirondacks is based on that of an exhibit, "Mining the Adirondacks" and archival materials at The Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, New York.

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