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Production, Technology, and Uses of Petroleum and Its Products

The natural history of petroleum togther with the description of the methods employed in production, transportation, and sale of petroleum in the United States and the statistics of the production of petroleum in the year ending May 31, 1880.

The Manufacture of Coke

The characteristics of the works, materials used, and labor employed in the manufacture of coke in the United States in the census year 1880.  Also includes the history of coke, both in this country and in Europe.

Building Stones of the United States, and Statistics of the Quarry Industry for 1880

Statistics showing the number of quarries, the capital invested in them, product in the census year, and its value, and other details regarding labor, means of transportation, etc.

Report on the Production, Technology, and Uses of Petroleum and Its Products

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A Note on Language

Census statistics date back to 1790 and reflect the growth and change of the United States. Past census reports contain some terms that today’s readers may consider obsolete and inappropriate. As part of our goal to be open and transparent with the public, we are improving access to all Census Bureau original publications and statistics, which serve as a guide to the nation's history.

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