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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.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps;
    • Two safety lamps used by coal miners. The safety lamp's enclosed flame is covered by an unpenetrable mesh screen. If the flame dims when the lamp is raised near the ceiling the miner knows that too much gas and not enough oxygen is present in the...
    • 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.
    • Safety pins with miner life check numbers

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Pins & needles;
    • These are safety pins with miner life check numbers used by coal miners. The pins are number 414 and 419 respectively.
    • Sunflower Mine tile

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Sunflower Mine (Dugger, Ind.); Pottery;
    • This is a ceramic tile that shows the Sunflower Coal Mine.
    • Glendora Coal Company paycheck

    • Checks; Wages;Glendora Coal Company (Sullivan, Ind.)
    • View of a paycheck issued from the Glendora Coal Company to Claude Reynolds through the Sullivan State Bank, Sullivan, Indiana. The check is dated June 8, 1937.
    • Glendora Coal Company paycheck

    • Wages; Checks;Glendora Coal Company (Sullivan, Ind.)
    • View of a paycheck from the Glendora Coal Mine for Homer Reynolds for June 8, 1937. The check was drawn out through the Sullivan State Bank, Sullivan, Indiana.
    • 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.

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