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    • Museum construction 032

    • Coal Town and Railroad Museum (Clinton Ind.); Coal mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal; Equipment;...
    • Photograph of a display case in the newly opened Coal Town Museum. The case contains pieces of equipment used in coal mines by coal miners.
    • Museum construction 011

    • Coal Town and Railroad Museum (Clinton Ind.); Coal mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal; Coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Equipment; Lamps; Showcases; Little Italy Festival Town, Inc.;
    • Photograph of a display case in September 2002 after the Coal Museum opened to the public.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A coal miner's safety lamp manufactured in Poland circa 1915. The miner's number 3 tag is affixed to the top.
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • Four carbide lamps used by coal miners between 1912 and the 1930s. Water dripping on the carbide in the lamp produced a gas that went to the lens. To create light the miner then lit the lamp wick. Miners purchased their own carbide for...
    • Museum construction 004

    • Coal Town and Railroad Museum (Clinton Ind.); Little Italy Festival Town, Inc.; Museums; Museum buildings; Equipment; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal...
    • Photograph of the Coal Town Museum as it was under construction in February 2002. There are some pieces of equipment being added to the cases.
    • Museum construction 010

    • Coal Town and Railroad Museum (Clinton Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Museums; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Museums; Mules -- Equipment and supplies; Shovels;...
    • Photograph of display case in the Coal Town Museum illustrating the use of mules and ponies in coal mining.
    • Museum construction 012

    • Coal Town and Railroad Museum (Clinton Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal; Equipment;...
    • Photograph of a display case in the Coal Town Museum after it opened in September 2002. The case contains equipment used by miners and some photographs.
    • Shovel

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Shovels;
    • A square mouth coal shovel with steel head and hardwood shaft. Stamped into the mouth of the shovel: We Deliver Anywhere.
    • 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.
    • Cartridge soap

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County --Equipment and supplies; Household soap; Mining equipment;
    • A bar of cartridge soap used by coal miners for washing.
    • Mule shoes

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

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Axes; Mine tools;
    • Five steel pickaxe heads.
    • Boots, leather

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

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