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    • Stretcher

    • Coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Litters; Mine rescue work -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A canvas stretcher with wood carrying poles used to transport injured miners out of the mine.
    • Check-out board

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A wood check-out board with metal hooks and numbered brass tags that was located at the mine entrance to identify which miners were underground; each miner was assigned a numbered tag that the miner hung on the check-out board when he left the mine.
    • P & H Mining Equipment calendar for 1930

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Calendars; Mining corporations -- Wisconsin; Harnischfeger Corporation; P & H Mining Equipment; Draglines; Power shovels;
    • The P & H Excavating Equipment 1930 calendar with an image of the P & H model 900, 3 1/2 yard shovel or dragline. P & H is part of the Harnischfeger Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and a leading manufacturer of surface mining equipment since...
    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • 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

    • 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.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Mule protective back pad

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mules; Ponies; Draft animals -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A back pad placed on the back of a mule or pony as protection against scrapping in underground coal mines.
    • Sledge hammer

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine tools;
    • A steel single faced sledge hammer with point mounted on a hardwood shaft.
    • Pickaxe

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine tools;
    • This large pickaxe has two pointed tips on a steel head that is mounted on a hardwood shaft; used by coal miners to extract underground coal.
    • Pickaxe

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine tools;
    • This small steel pickaxe has two punch-like replaceable tips mounted on a hardwood shaft; used by coal miners to extract underground coal.
    • Pickaxe

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine tools;
    • A large pickaxe with steel head with 2 pointed tips mounted on a hardwood shaft; used by coal miners to extract underground coal.
    • Sledge hammer

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine tools; Hammers;
    • A double faced steel sledge hammer with a hardwood shaft; used to set timbers, drive spikes, break coal and/or rock.
    • Shovel

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Shovels;
    • A square mouth coal shovel with steel head and hardwood shaft; used in mines to load coal cars.
    • Check-in board

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal Miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A wood check-in board with metal hooks and numbered brass tags that was located at the mine entrance to identify which miners were underground; each miner was assigned a numbered tag that the miner hung on the check-in board when he entered the...
    • Tongs

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine tools; Tongs;
    • A pair of steel blacksmith tongs.

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