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A miner is driving a battery powered shuttle car that is self unloading to the loading station.
Miner putting bolts into the roof of a mine for support.
Miner putting bolts into the roof of a mine for support.
Miner putting bolts into the roof of a mine for support.
Men lean against coal cars at the Tram Road of Winifrede Coal Co., Winifrede, W. Va.
Miner stands on pile of coal ready to be loaded and sent out of mine.
Miner tests for gas after shooting of coal in Bishop's Mine, Poca Fuel Co.?
Miner checking for gas on pile of coal after it was shot down.
Miner placing boards in Cavalier Mine No. 206.
'West Virginia has produced 20 percent of all the coal mined in the United States since 1800, a survey shows. The survey, by the Bituminous Coal Institute, also showed that during the 20 years from 1930 through 1949, West Virginia led all states in soft coal production. Picture courtesy of the W. Va. Dept. of Labor.'
Two miners operate a Sullivan cutting machine.
Miner tests for gas in mine.
Miner tests for gas in mine.
Miner tests for gas in mine.
Mine crew building top of mine shaft enclosure at Eccles, W. Va. Sherman A. Clay present.
Two miners test for gas in mine. Hamilton Wright Organization Inc.  80 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, 'Newspaper Feature News' This photograph released to you GRATIS for editorial use only. Do not use for advertising purpose without written permission.
Man tests for gas at the Jamison No. 9 Mine.
Two miners pose for a picture beside railroad tracks.
'Safety first is stressed in every possible way in White Oak mines. Note the posts set to protect this man at his labor. He is waiting for another mine car so he can clean up his work place and make it ready for the mining machine crew who will cut it during the night ready for him to work tomorrow.'
Group portrait of miners standing with horses in a mine.
Small boy running the trip rope, Welch Mining Co., Welch, W. Va. Credit National Archives 102-LH-70
Group of miners attempt to realign the wheels of a coal car with the tracks in the mine. John Williams, Coal Life Project
'Miners walking from slope entry in background toward wash house at end of shift. Mine No. 98, Consolidation Coal Co. W. Va.'
Miner in the process of placing charges into the coal seam at Bishop Mine.
A group of men work on excavating and old Adena Indian mound.
Miners riding tram engines with company houses in the background; United Poca Coal Co., Crumpler, W. Va.
Miners examine coal on conveyor belt.
Miners operating a cutting machine.
Miner operating a loading machine.
Miner operating a Joy Loading Machine. '180 tons a day.'
Miner operating a Joy loading machine.
Miner operating a Joy loading machine.
Miner operating a Joy continuous mining machine.
Man riding an electric car.
Two miners work with a machine to undercut coal.
Cutting machine in operation at the Pocahontas Exhibition mine, Pocahontas Va. on the Norfolk and Western Railway. 'Permission is granted to reproduce this photograph only on condition that all reproduction shall bear the following credit line: Photograph by Norfolk and Western Railway.'
Two miners at Pursglove No. 15 cut coal preparatory to shooting it down for loading.
Two miners work with a cutting machine at Mine 206, Kentucky. 'This material is the property of the Consolidation Coal Co. and must be returned promptly to: Advertising Department, Consolidation Coal Company, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y.
Two miners work on putting in roof bolts in the Pittsburgh Seam. Timber jack used to hold the roof while bolting.
Two miners next to an electric locomotive.
Two miners put bolts in to the mine rood at Jamison No. 9.
Man in tram car in mine in the Winifrede Coal Seam, Kanawha County, W. Va. 'Geological Survey.'
Car filled with coal. 'Geological Survey'
A very large cutting machine being operated by a miner. 'Credit must be given to William Vandivert, Not to be reproduced without written liscense.