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    • Slope meter

    • Mine tools; Mining equipment;
    • This is a slope meter used by coal miners. This slope meter was constructed by the Hendrick Manufactoring Company from Carbondale, PA.
    • Half hatchet

    • Mine tools; Axes;
    • This is a half hatchet used by coal miners. Half hatchets usually have steel heads and hickory handles, since hickory is very durable wood.
    • Permissible Methane Spotter

    • Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety equipment; Firedamp; Coalbed methane
    • This is a permissible methane spotter used by coal miners to detect methane levels. This spotter was used by Bill Nash.
    • Pickaxe

    • Mine tools; Mining equipment; Axes;
    • This is a hammer pickaxe used by coal miners. The head is made of steel, and the handle is made of Hickory wood.
    • Helmet with power pack

    • Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety hats;
    • This is a safety coal mining helmet. Attached to the helmet is a safety lamp, which is powered by a power pack that a miner could wear on his belt.
    • Lunch pail

    • Mine tools; Pails; Lunchboxes
    • This is a rectangular lunch pail used by coal miners to put their meal into to carry into the mine.
    • Mining helmet

    • Safety hats; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Helmets;
    • This is a mining safety helmet used by coal miners. This type of helmet has an attachment that a lamp could be fixed to.
    • Carbide lamps

    • Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps;
    • These are three carbide lamps used by coal miners. The middle lamp is missing the reflection plate.
    • Hatchet, half

    • Mine tools -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Axes; Coal mines and mining -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a half hatchet used by coal miners. Half hatchets usually have steel heads and hickory handles.
    • Tipple working model

    • Tipples; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Models;
    • This is a working model of a coal mine tipple that demonstrates how the coal is sorted and dispensed into waiting railroad cars or trucks.
    • Pickaxe

    • Mine tools; Mining equipment; Axes;
    • This is a hammer pickaxe used by coal miners. The head is made of steel, and the handle is made of Hickory wood.
    • Lunch pail

    • Lunchboxes; Pails; Coal miners -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a metal lunch pail used by a coal miner to store food.
    • Helmet with power pack

    • Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety hats;
    • This is a safety coal mining helmet belonging to Buck Reynolds. Attached to the helmet is a safety lamp, which is powered by a power pack worn on his belt.

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