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    • Safety fuse

    • Coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Mine tools; Safety fuses; Dynamite; Explosives;
    • The package contains one hundred feet of single tape safety fuse, fifty feet of fast fuse and fifty feet of slow fuse, used for setting off mine explosives; manufactured by the Ensign-Bickford Company, Simsbury, Connecticut.
    • Certificate of qualification to serve as miner

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Certification; Dugger, Florence; Indiana. Office of Miners Examining Board.;
    • This Certificate of qualification to serve as miner was issued to Florence Dugger on May 15, 1911 by the State of Indiana, Vermillion County, Office of Miners Examining Board.
    • Clinton Coal Company, Crown Hill Mine No. 1

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Tipples; Horses; Carts and wagons; Automobiles; Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Crown Hill Mine No. 1 (Clinton, Ind.); Chicago Architectural Photo Company;
    • This is a photograph of the Clinton Coal Company's Crown Hill Mine No. 1 [?], which portrays the tipple, people, horse-drawn wagons and automobiles.
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • Two views of a small brass carbide lamp with a large concave metal reflector.
    • Boots, leather

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Boots;
    • A pair of leather boots worn by a coal miner.
    • Wood carving of a coal miner

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Folk art -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Wood carvings -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • This is a wood carving of a miner holding a pick axe created by Harold Bowden. The figure is dressed in a miner's outfit, and is wearing a cap with a carbide lantern. Note the lunch pails located at the figure's feet.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A miner's safety lamp. The safety lamp featured an enclosed flame with a fine impervious mesh screen. If the lamp dimmed when raised to the ceiling it indicated too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.
    • Wrench, open ended

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine tools; Wrenches;
    • A steel, open ended wrench.
    • Pickaxe heads, double-pointed

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine tools; Axes;
    • Two steel double-pointed pickaxe heads.
    • Lunch pail

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Lunchboxes;
    • A lunch pail used by miners to carry their food.
    • Hatchet, half

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine tools;
    • A steel half hatchet with hardwood shaft; used to split wood wedges for setting timber roof supports.
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • This is a brass carbide lamp produced by Justright Manufacturing Company, a popular brand used by coal miners.
    • Sounding rod

    • Coal mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Sound equipment & supplies; Mining equipment;
    • This is a sounding rod used for checking ceiling cavities and was used by Kenny Jackson.
    • Laundry basket

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Laundry -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a square metal hanging basket used to hold a miner's clothes in the bath house.
    • Laundry basket

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Laundry -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a round metal laundry basket used to hold the miner's clothes in the bath house.
    • Helmet, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Safety hats;
    • This is a safety helmet worn by miners as protective headgear. Note the metal bar used for attaching a carbide lamp.

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