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Two men with equipment putting up bolts to support the mine roof.
Two miners digging coal in mine.
Two men placing charges in an already drilled hole. Notice the preparatory cut on upper right hand side.
Two men working on the loading machine.
Miners gathered in a typical Consol locker room with a modern bath house adjacent to it.
Two miners take samples of coal.
Two men working with a rubber tire mounted cutting machine.
Two miners cut coal at Pursglove No. 15
Caption on back reads, 'Making a cut in the coal face is this Mastodon of the machine age - an underground cutter.  Rubber tired for mobility, and mounting a 9-foot cutting blade armed with whirring steel bits, it can cut a full 360 degree arc.  This and similar machines give America's bituminous coal mines almost unlimited capacity for production.'
A miner operates an electric shuttle car in the mine.
Coal miner's shower room.
A miner moves a fully loaded shuttle car down the mine shaft.
A miner empties his shuttle car.
Two men stand beside rail cars.  A cart a motor sits in  front of them.
Two miners operate a track mounted coal cutting machine.
Two miners operate the breast type coal cutting machine.
Miners leaving roofed man trip car at shifts end.
Two men operating a loading machine.
Man cutting coal in Consol. Coal Co. Mine in Kentucky. Note the roof supports using jacks.
Two men cutting coal in the parting.
A miner operating a coal cutting machine.
Miner on a small, track mounted, cutting machine.
Miners at work with loading machine and shuttle car.
Men at work with loading machine and shuttle car. Probably Joy Machinery.
Two men running a roof bolter in Jamison No. 9 mine.
Two men sitting on a bench in a mine in an underground mine.  Sign reads, 'It is a dischargeable offence to run over any cable.'
Close-up view of roof drill in action. Man in background is tightening bolt with air powered wrench at Consol. No. 204, Jenkins, Ky.
A coal cutter with nine foot cutting blade at work in Consol. Coal Co. Mine No. 32, Owings, W. Va.
Men sitting down on benches with mine diagrams on the walls. Joe Akers is on the right.
Front Row 'Left to Right'; N.T. Berry, North Western-Hanna, R.C. Larsen,North Western-Hanna, J.J. Larsen, North Western-Hanna. Back Row 'Left to Right'; Robert O'Conner, North Western-Hanna, J.E. Fier, North Western-Hanna, G.M. Allis, North Western-Hanna, M.L. Zhan, North Western-Hanna, Alfred Christopherson, North Western-Hanna, Harry Turner, Superintendent, Loveridge Mine.
'This miner has just completed loading a mine oar of coal weighing net about two and one-half tons, and is waiting for a locomotive to come along and take it out and give him another empty oar.  An industrious miner will load about six and sometimes eight of these oars in one day.  This is a wooden mine car that is now being rapidly replaced by steel mine car equipment.  The number of posts shown in this picture indi- again [sic] the immense amount of timber required to conduct operations in a safe manner.'
Men carrying cans along track with coal cars.
Man walking on a train track beside two other tracks with coal cars on them.
Miner shoveling coal as it pours into a coal car.