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A man stands in the mining shaft holding an instrument to test the gas levels in the mine.
This sketch shows men, a women and children walking to work.  John Williams/ Coal Life Project.  Rijksmuseumkrller-Mller, Otterlo(G.) Copyright Holland.
A painting by Van Gogh that shows slumped over workers walking along with sacks hanging from their heads.  Two children stand in the background. John Williams, Coal Life Project. Rijksmuseumkrller-Mller, Otterlo(G.) Copyright Holland.
Two miners riding a electric locomotive outside of a mine during the winter.
Miner walking next to coal carts outside of mine.
This trip of loaded cars contain mine run coal, ready to be dumped, that 'White Oak' is proud to put its trade mark on as a stamp of approval. It has received every care in mining, shooting and transportation that can possibly be given any coal up to the point where it is ready to be sized and loaded into railroad cars. This coal, due to careful shooting, is not friable but firm and will handle in railroad cars through to destination with minimum of degradation.
A mine locomotive of the Price Hill Colliery Co.
An electric locomotive carrying coal and miners outside of the mine.
Two men riding on a electric locomotive.
Miners standing next to coal carts and a locomotive. John Williams/Coal Life Project.
Miners posing for a picture outside of an unknown mine. John Williams/Coal Life Project.
Julius Blaney driving a coal cart with people in a coal mine.
Miners Workshop-Safety and Accident Prevention. Members of local unions from mining counties take this short refresher course to prepare to take the State Mine Examination.
Coal filled mine cars and miners at the Winding Gulf Collieries. Possibly Winding Gulf No. 4.
Man buying things from a unknown company store.
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.