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Mine railway car in unknown mine.
Miner in electric locomotive at the Willow Grove Haulageway, Pittsburgh Consol. Coal Co.
Miners posing for a picture outside of an unknown mine. John Williams/Coal Life Project.
Two men operating a loading machine.
Thurmond Coal Co. head house with a group of men standing outside of it.
Man standing on railroad tracks next to tipple.
Forrested area with building in the background.
Houses in the Dunedin Coal camp.
Houses at the Dunedin Coal Co. camp.
Men standing outside of the No. 2 Head House of the Thurmond Coal Co.
Group portrait of miners and rescue equipment.  This group took first place at competitions St. Louis.  From Left to Right: Frank Colline, Edward Graff, Howard Samuels, Andrew Lightfoot, R.P. Nicholls and Fred Lamb.
Klondyke Mine, Dunn Loop was the largest producer in the field. 'Dunn Loop Coal and Const. Chartered in W. Va. on Feb. 16, 1893.'
'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.'
'Miners walking from slope entry in background toward wash house at end of shift. Mine No. 98, Consolidation Coal Co. W. Va.'
Two miners standing next to drilling machine.
'Scene from a coal mine 300 ft. under a mountain in W. Va., where W.E. Austin, movie cameraman for the Norfolk and Western RR is shown taking what are believed to be first color movies inside a mine.'
View of the Beechwood mine buildings.
A man stands atop a filled coal car. 'Loading coal into railroad gondolas is made easy by structures called 'tipples.' The pictured tipple is typical of those to be found throughout the rich bituminous coal fields of southern West Virginia.'
Viropa mine tipple with train to the left.
Cranberry Mine tipple and surrounding buildings.
A small house sits next to the tipple. Filled coal cars are on the tracks.
Fairmont Coal Co. Solon Mine tipple loading coal cars.
Stanaford Tipple loading coal cars.  Coal cars moving up and down hill on tracks.
Early Stanaford Wooden Tipple- later acquired from Eastern Gas and Fuel.
Tipple and coal buildings present.
Tipple and tracks with filled RR cars present.
High Lane Mine tipple and surrounding buildings.
'1935 - Continental Coal Company; 1941 - Brock Coal Company; 1943 - Christopher Coal Company.'
'1935 - Continental Coal Company; 1941 - Brock Coal Company; 1943 - Christopher Coal Company.'
Tipple with filled RR cars.
Oakwood Steel Tipple loading coal cars.  Men standing on the coal in the cars.
Tipple under construction.
Coal tipple at Red Parrot.  Large chute coming from the coal mine. Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad car being filled.
"Mine cars with 6 to 8 tons of raw R/M moving to rotary dump -Arkwright."
A view of the Fairmont Coal Co. West Fork Mine tipple.
A view of the Fairmont Coal Co. Dunham Mine tipple.
View of the Fairmont Coal Co. Monongah Mine No. 2 tipple.
A view of the Fairmont Coal Co. Riverdale Mine tipple.
Filled railroad cars at the Collins Colliery Tipple. There is a water reservoir in the background.
Tipple on a hillside, possibly Cranberry or Summerlee.
Coal cars going under tipple, Cranberry or Summerlee Mine.
Two men walking away from either Cranberry or Summerlee tipple loading coal cars.
Chesapeake and Ohio coal cars full of coal.
A site of a mine accident.
A site of a mine accident.
'Island Creek Coal Sales Co., Cincinnati, Ohio; The following cars of Pocahontas coal were shipped today for account of; 4-Point Pocahontas Coal'
An interior view of a typical mine prior to introduction of modern mechanical machines and loaders.  Coal miners used picks and shovels to remove the "black gold" from beneath the West Virginia hills.
"No Time for School in 1911- Shown is a typical group of youngsters, aged nine to fourteen, at the end of a ten-hour shift in a W. Va coal mine in 1911. A day's wages averaged 50-75 cents. Known as 'breaker boys,' these children worked six days a week breaking up large chunks of coal, picking out slate and other impurities, and greasing coal cars. The A.F. of L. fought for passage of effective child labor laws to prohibit such exploitation of youthful workers in many mines, mills and factories."
Likely near Hepzibah, W. Va.
Likely Rosemont or Flemington, W. Va.
"This is a shaker conveyor minus the duckbill, with a 90 degree turn at the face of a 55 foot room. The loaders are seen shoveling coal into the shaker."
"Six ton motor and mine cars loaded with man trip for second shift."
"Looking west on tramroad showing mine cars loaded with coal, head house, conveyor line, railroad tipple, river tipple and Kanawha River."
"Loading booms, lowered to level of track. The coal drops between the rails to a hopper below from which point a conveyor carries the coal to the river tipple and barges."
Old cars parked in front of a store front.
Mine workers are posed next to the dumping car.
Mine workers are posed next to the loading boom.
Section one of three. Please see 035685 (section two) and 035686 (section three).
Section two of three. Please see 035684 (section one) and 035686 (section three).
Section three of three. Please see 035684 (section one) and 035685 (section two).
Male workers are standing around examining machinery in this portrait.
Men are sitting on the front of a coal car. Both men are wearing hats and smoking pipes. The man on the right is identified as Mr. H. Groos.
On the front: "Built by Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation."On the back: "125'x 26'x6' 6" 40 barges. Woods Brothers Construction Company, Lincoln, Nebraska."