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    • Coal miners at Victory coal mine, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Victory Mine (Vigo County, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies;
    • Black and white photograph of three coal miners posing together in front of coal mining equipment. A sign behind them reads, "Victory Mine 1943". Two of the miners wear headlamps.
    • Vermillion County, Indiana, map

    • Vermillion County (Ind.) -- Maps; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • This is a color map of Vermillion County, Indiana, with inset maps of the county's major cities and towns. The map shows roads, railroads, cities, parks, and coal mining sites.
    • Snow Hill coal mine, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Snow Hill Mine (Terre Haute, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County;
    • Scan of a newspaper article and photograph and its caption. In the photograph, twenty-four employees of the Snow Hill coal mine, which closed around 1957, pose together in a group photograph outside one of the mine's buildings.
    • Snow Hill Coal Mine, Vermillion County, Indiana.

    • Snow Hill Coal Mine (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mining equipment; Mine lighting; Electric lamps, Portable;
    • Two men are working mining equipment to extract coal in the Snow Hill Coal Mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. Note that the miners are wearing a safety helmet with a battery powered lamp lnown as a bug light. The battery was worn on the miner's...
    • Saxton coal mine, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Saxton Mine (Vigo County, Ind.); Saxton Coal Mining Company (Terre Haute, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County -- Portraits;
    • Black and white scan of a photograph collage with a caption below reading, MINERS AT SAXTON MINE. with the company personnel pictured on the final date of the mine's operation. The mine was "worked out" and the steel pulled. The Saxton mine was...
    • Helmet, safety

    • Safety hats; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A hard plastic helmet worn as protective headgear by a coal miner. The front of the helmet has a small metal handle to hold a carbide lamp.
    • Mule shoes

    • Mules -- Equipment and supplies; Draft animals -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • Four steel mule shoes.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Mine tools; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A safety lamp. The miner's safety lamp featured an enclosed flame covered by a fine impervious mesh. If the flame dimmed when the lamp was raised to the ceiling it signalled too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Mine tools; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A safety lamp. The miner's safety lamp featured an enclosed flame covered by a fine impervious mesh. If the flame dimmed when the lamp was raised to the ceiling it signalled too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.
    • Miami coal mine #9, New Goshen, Indiana

    • Miami Mine No. 9 (New Goshen, Ind.); Miami Coal Company (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal -- Indiana -- Vigo County;
    • Scan of a copy of a newspaper clipping from an unknown source containing a postcard front and a caption explaining the postcard's subject, Miami #9 mine, and the contents of the postcard. Miami mine #9 was owned by Miami Coal Company.
    • Miami coal mine #10, Vermillion County, Indiana,  mine safety and rescue group

    • Miami Mine No. 10 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Miami Coal Company (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; First aid; Mine safety; Mine rescue work;
    • Black and white photograph of a mine safety and rescue team from Miami Mine No. 10 in Vermillion County, Indiana. The Miami Mine No. 10 was owned by Miami Coal Company. Seated in the photograph (front row) are David Howard and David Lawson. ...
    • Miami coal mine #10 (Vermillion County, Ind.) photograph

    • Miami Mine No. 10 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Miami Coal Company (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vigo County;
    • Black and white photograph which shows the tipple and a line of empty coal cars at the Miami mine #10 in Vigo County, Indiana. The Miami #10 was owned by Miami Coal Company. The coal cars belong to Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad (C & EI...
    • Miami coal mine #10, Vermillion County, Indiana

    • Miami Mine No. 10 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Miami Coal Company (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies;
    • Scan of a copy of a newspaper clipping titled "Miami No. 10 Shaft Sets State Record During Last Year", from an unknown source. The clipping is a continuation from the first page of the newspaper. In the article, the method of coal extraction at...
    • Miami Mine No. 10 first aid team, Clinton, Indiana

    • Miami Mine No. 10 (Vermillion County, Ind.) -- Awards; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Contests; Mine rescue work -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Contests; Caps (headgear); Overalls;
    • The Miami Mine No. 10 First Aid Team, Clinton, Indiana, poses with its state championship trophy in 1924. The men are wearing overalls and cloth caps with a panel for mounting a carbide lamp.
    • Miami Coal Company No. 10 Mine

    • Miami Coal Company No. 10 Mine (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Tipples; Railroads;
    • This is a newspaper clipping of the Miami No. 10 Mine located near Clinton, Indiana. According to the caption the photoraph was taken sometime prior to 1927 for use on a postcard.

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