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    • Air gauge

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • An air gauge was used to check air flow into an underground mine.
    • 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

    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Bolt cutter

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mining equipment;
    • A steel bolt cutter used by coal miners to cut steel bolts and rods.
    • Boots, leather

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

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mining equipment;
    • This is a brass tin used by coal miners to hold various things, such as water, fuel, or food.
    • 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.
    • Carbide lamp tin.

    • Coal mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Safety lamps; Mining equipment; Fuel;
    • This is a tin that holds carbide fuel, used in lamps by coal miners.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Clinton Coal Company, Crown Hill Mine No. 4

    • Coal mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Crown Hill Mine No. 4 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Cornerstones;
    • This is the cornerstone from the Crown Hill Mine No. 4 constructed in November 1900 by the Clinton Coal Company, Clinton, Indiana.
    • 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.

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