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Miners riding tram engines with company houses in the background; United Poca Coal Co., Crumpler, W. Va.
Two miners next to an electric locomotive.
Man in tram car in mine in the Winifrede Coal Seam, Kanawha County, W. Va. 'Geological Survey.'
Miners on an electric locomotive used in hauling mine cars.
Miners stand next to a large locomotive at Jamison No. 9.
'An Electric Locomotive: Good dependable motive power is just as necessary in a coal mine as on a railroad. This picture shows on of White Oak's ten ton electric locomotives used to haul loads and distrubute empties in our mines. A crew consists of a motorman and brakeman, or trip rider, who pull loads from the working places to convenient sidings where they are picked up by main line locomotives, who haul to the tipple or shaft bottom. A large producing mine uses fifteen and twenty locomotives and five hundred mine cars in maintaining production.'
Miner operating the Railroad car loading control panel.
Miners and filled coal cars at the Scale House, Crane Creek Mine.
Twelve ton electric motor was used for hauling coal from the mines to the tipple. Merchants' Coal and Coke Co.'s at Tunnelton, Preston Co., W. Va.
Miner riding on tram with one car spraying something onto the land around the tram. Kanawha County Geological Survey.
Miners ride out of the mine in Boswell safety cars.
Miners ride in a locomotive at Jamison No. 9.
Electric mine locomotive at Mathies Coal mine, Finleyville, PA.