Origin of coal gas
Examples from the Web for coal gas
Historical Examples of coal gas
Explosions of coal-gas were only too common in the mines of England.Historic Inventions
Rupert S. Holland
The flame of coal-gas has recently been applied, to effect the same object.Popular Technology, Vol. I (of 2)
Of late years, the coal-gas furnished by the gas-works has been generally, if not solely, used for the inflation of balloons.
From its extreme lightness it has been used to fill balloons, but coal-gas is now commonly employed for this purpose.
It is usually filled with coal-gas, which has a lifting-force of 35 lb.