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    • Atlas Powder Company wooden box

    • Atlas Powder Company; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Explosives; Mine tools; Wooden boxes;
    • An Atlas Powder Company wooden box used as packaging for the high explosives produced and marketed by the company.
    • Belt, leather utility

    • Belts (Clothing); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A leather utility belt made and to carry a miner's equipment. Coal miners were responsible for procuring their equipment and they were quite adept at adapting belts, hats and lamps to aid them underground.
    • Belt

    • Belts (Clothing); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A leather belt made by Marco Zanandrea.
    • Belt, leather

    • Belts (Clothing); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A leather belt worn by a miner.
    • Mine railroad car loaded with coal

    • Bituminous coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine railroad cars;
    • This is a car used by coal miners to load and remove coal from the mines. The car is on display outside of the Coal Town Museum, Clinton, Indiana.
    • Mine railroad car model

    • Bituminous coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine railroad cars;
    • This is a model of a coal car that would be used to remove coal from the mines.
    • Cap, cloth with carbide lamp

    • Caps (Headgear); Acetylene lamps; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A cloth cap with a brass carbide lamp worn by miners to provide light when working underground.
    • Cap, cloth with wick lamp

    • Caps (Headgear) ; Wick lamps; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A cloth miner's cap with a metal latch and a wick or sunshine lamp.
    • Clinton Coal Company, Crown Hill Mine No. 6 check-in tags

    • Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Crown Hill Mine No. 6 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine safety -- Equipment and...
    • Two brass check-in tags that were hung on a check-in or check-out board by miners to identify who was in the mine and who had left the mine. View 1 is an unidentified tag number 52; view 2 is tag number 95 from the Crown Hill Mine No. 6.
    • Naphtha soap

    • Coal -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Cosmetics & soap;
    • A bar of soap with "P and G The White Naphtha Soap" inscribed on it.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Statue, coal miner

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Art; Statues;
    • A statue of a coal miner and his equipment made out of coal. Note the safety helmet with carbide lamp, the utility belt, knee pads, pickaxe and lunch pail.
    • Flask, metal

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Bottles; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • Two Justrite metal flasks used to transport carbide for the lamps worn by miners.
    • 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...
    • 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.

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