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    • Air gauge

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • An air gauge was used to check air flow into an underground mine.
    • Atlas Powder Company wooden box

    • Atlas Powder Company; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Explosives; Mine tools; Wooden boxes;
    • An Atlas Powder Company wooden box used as packaging for the high explosives produced and marketed by the company.
    • Ayshire Strip Mine employees, Centenary, Indiana

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; McGill, Hugh, Senior; Ayshire Strip Mine (Centenary, Ind.); Strip mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • Three miners are posed inside the dragline in this circa 1940s photograph taken at the Ayshire Strip Mine in Centenary, Indiana, Vermillion County. In the foreground is Hugh McGill Sr., father of former Clinton Mayor, Hugh McGill.
    • Belt

    • Belts (Clothing); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A leather belt made by Marco Zanandrea.
    • Belt, leather

    • Belts (Clothing); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A leather belt worn by a miner.
    • Belt, leather utility

    • Belts (Clothing); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A leather utility belt made and to carry a miner's equipment. Coal miners were responsible for procuring their equipment and they were quite adept at adapting belts, hats and lamps to aid them underground.
    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.)

    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mules; Mining equipment;
    • This video depicts underground coal mining in the 1950s at the Big Oak Coal Mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. The video illustrates mining techniques, equipment, tools, people, vehicles, structures, and livestock.
    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.)

    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mules; Mining equipment;
    • This video depicts underground coal mining in the 1950s at the Big Oak Coal Mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. The video illustrates mining techniques, equipment, tools, people, vehicles, structures, and livestock. Contemporary narration provides...
    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.)

    • Lawson Coal Company; Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Trucks; Architecture; Coal miners; Tipples;
    • Black and white photograph of nine men standing in front of a tipple at Big Oak Coal Mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. One man is perched on top of a wooden beam. Two trucks from the era, one from Lawson Coal, can be seen on the right side of...
    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.)

    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Tipples;
    • Black and white photograph of a tipple at Big Oak Coal Mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. A mine cart is moving up a railway on the left of the photograph, and in bottom center a man stands at the end of a truck bed. The truck is partially...
    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.)

    • Big Oak Coal Company; Lawson Coal Company; Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Automobiles; Tipples;
    • Black and white photograph, partially blurred, of eight men posing in a group underneath a tipple at Big Oak Coal Mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. They are standing next to a truck owned by Lawson Coal Company. Another truck in the background...
    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.)

    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Horses;
    • Black and white photograph of four men with four ponies. Each pony wears a halter with a lead rope. In the background can be seen an automobile.
    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.)

    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.); Tipples; Trucks; Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners;
    • Black and white photograph of three men and two trucks underneath a tipple at Big Oak Coal Mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. Two men are standing on the truck, and one man is posing in between the trucks.
    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.)

    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Tipples;
    • Black and white photograph of a tipple at Big Oak Coal Mine. In the foreground to the left, a man stands with his back to the camera, looking at the tipple. Another man stands in front of the tipple.
    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.)

    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Automobiles; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • Black and white photograph of four male miners drinking at the same time in front of a building and equipment at Big Oak Coal Mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. A truck with an empty bed is behind them.
    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.)

    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Tipples; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • Black and white photograph of a tipple at Big Oak Coal Mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. A mine cart is moving up a railway on the left of the photograph, and in bottom center a man stands at the end of a truck bed. The truck is partially...
    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.)

    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Automobiles; Tipples;
    • Black and white photograph of a tipple at Big Oak Coal Mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. A truck is in the foreground, and various equipment sits in front of a small building to the right.

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