Search Constraints

You searched for: Topical Subjects Coal-mining machinery. Remove constraint Topical Subjects: Coal-mining machinery. Topical Subjects Coal miners. Remove constraint Topical Subjects: Coal miners. Topical Subjects Coal mines and mining. Remove constraint Topical Subjects: Coal mines and mining.
Number of results to display per page

Search Results

Miner running a continuous mining machine.
Two miners work with a machine to undercut coal.
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.'
Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Company mine.<br />
A miner works on a piece of machinery on the interior of the mine. John Williams, Coal Life Project.