https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_coal_mining

The history of coal mining goes back thousands of years. It became important in the Industrial ... The earliest reference to the use of coal in metalworking is found in the geological treatise On stones (Lap. 16) by the Greek scientist Theophrastus  ...

http://www.switchenergyproject.com/education/CurriculaPDFs/SwitchCurricula-Intermediate-Coal/SwitchCurricula-Intermediate-CoalFactsheet.pdf

occur, eventually creating coal over time. History of Coal in America. Native Americans used coal long before the first settlers arrived in the New World.

https://www.energy.gov/sites/prod/files/Elem_Coal_Studyguide.pdf

A BRIEF HISTORY OF COAL. Coal is the most plentiful fuel in the fossil family and it has the longest and, perhaps, the most varied history. Coal has been used  ...

https://www.britannica.com/technology/coal-mining

Its predominant use has always been for producing heat energy. It was the ... The history of coal preparation begins in the 19th century, with the adaptation of ...

https://www.arcadiapublishing.com/Navigation/Community/Arcadia-and-THP-Blog/October-2017/%E2%80%8BEvolution-of-the-Coal-Industry-in-America

The coal industry in the United States has a long history, intertwined with our ... early 1800s, as American settlers preferred to use the plentiful supplies of wood.

https://grandemotte.wordpress.com/the-story-of-coal/

The production and use of coal has a very long history. Coal has been mined at a small scale since pre-historic times, but it truly became the dominant global ...

https://www.everycrsreport.com/reports/R44922.html

Aug 18, 2017 ... Thus, coal would very likely remain a smaller portion of total U.S. energy consumption for years to come, particularly as energy used for power ...

https://eh.net/encyclopedia/the-us-coal-industry-in-the-nineteenth-century-2/

As with its domestic use, however, the industrial potential of anthracite coal faced ..... Where the Sun Never Shines: A History of America's Bloody Coal Industry.

https://www.worldwide-rs.com/blog/a-brief-history-of-coal-71951410412

Jul 14, 2017 ... However, in the Americas some of the first instances of coal utilisation date back to the Aztecs, who used coal for fuel. In Europe, the Romans ...

https://greentransportation.info/fossil-fuels/coal/history.html

Outcrop coal was used in Britain during the Bronze Age (2000-3000 years BC), where it has been detected as forming part of the composition of funeral pyres.