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Miner running a continuous mining machine.
Two miners work with a machine to undercut coal.
Mountaineer Coal Company, Division of Consolidation Coal Company.
Miner works with cutting machine at Jamison No. 9 mine.
Two miners work with a cutting machine 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.'
Two miners operate a cutting machine. 'Credit must be given to Willaim Vandivert, 21 East Tenth St., New York 3, N.Y., Not to be reproduced without written liscense.'
A very large cutting machine being operated by a miner. 'Credit must be given to William Vandivert, Not to be reproduced without written liscense.
Miner using a 11 BU loading machine at Jamison No. 9. Stonega Coke and Coal.
'All White Oak mines are electrically equipped and of course this mining machine is operated by electricity. The machine is mounted and transported on a specially designed truck and moves under its own power from one working place to another. It is taken from the truck by the machine operator and his helper and moved to the place of the coal and place in cutting position as you see it in this picture. The machine consists of an endless chain with 'bits' inserted, which act as cutters. The machine cuts a 'kerf' or hole along the bottom of the coal about 4 inches high and extending back six feet under the coal. The fine coal made by this machine is what is commonly known as 'bug dust.' Cutting machines are operated at night and each machine is capable of cutting twenty places on each shift. These machines are operated on tonnage basis and these operators earn high wages.'
A continuous miner in action.
Continuous mining machine on arrival at Brock No. 4 Mine before taken inside mine.
Miner watches as coal loads into a shuttle car.
Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Company mine.<br />
Rear end of loaded coal car in an underground mine.
A miner works on a piece of machinery on the interior of the mine. John Williams, Coal Life Project.
Miners using a cutting machine at Mine 32, Consolidation Coal Co.
Miners operating a cutting machine.
A miner is operating a cutting machine at the Price Hill Colliery Co. mine
'A very small cutting machine or a v.m. drilling machine. Probably a cutting machine'
Miners talking while others run drilling equipment.
Miner using a very small cutting machine.
A Joy 10 RU preparing to cut US Royal Cable at Jamison No. 9.  Stonega Coke and Coal.
Miner working with a loading machine. 'Compliments of Joy Manufacturing Co.'
Two miners cut coal at Pursglove No. 15
Two miners work with a Joy roof bolt drill at Jamison No. 9.
1-Mining machine, electrically operated, 2. Electric locomotive and coal car train leaving mine, 3. Shaker screen for sorting coal according to size, 4. Coal powerhouse and tipple.
'Jones Coloder Pocahontas'
A miner working with machinery on the exterior of a mine.
Miners and filled coal cars inside a mine.
Two miners work with a mining machine. 'Compliments of Jeffrey Manufacturing Co.' John Williams, Coal Life Project.
Two miners operate a Sullivan cutting machine.
A modern coal cutting machine in operation at Bishop Mine.