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  • All fields: Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies
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    • Lamp, safety

    • Mine tools; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A safety lamp. The miner's safety lamp featured an enclosed flame covered by a fine impervious mesh. If the flame dimmed when the lamp was raised to the ceiling it signalled too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.
    • Lamp, safety

    • Mine tools; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • A safety lamp. The miner's safety lamp featured an enclosed flame covered by a fine impervious mesh. If the flame dimmed when the lamp was raised to the ceiling it signalled too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.
    • Lunch pail

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Lunchboxes;
    • A lunch pail used by miners to carry their 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.
    • Self rescuer

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This device is a self rescuer used by coal miners.
    • 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.
    • Helmet, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety hats;
    • A helmet worn by miners as protective headgear and decorated by owner with adhesive stickers. On the front is a piece of metal for mounting a carbide lamp.
    • Bogle Mine, Ben and Willis Burton underground at the Bogle Mine, Vermillion County, Indiana

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Coal mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mining equipment; Bogle Mine (Vermillion County, Ind.); Burton, Ben; Burton, Willis;
    • Ben Burton and Willis Burton, coal miners underground at the the Bogle Mine, Vermillion County, Indiana. The photograph was taken on February 27, 1914. The miners are wearing carbide lamps on their camps and are pictured with a square mouth...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • This is a brass carbide lamp produced by Justright Manufacturing Company, a popular brand used by coal miners.
    • Dustfoe respirator filters box

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Mine Safety Appliances Company;
    • This is the paper board container for Dustfoe respirator filters manufactured by the Mine Safety Appliances Company. The Dustfoe respirator was used by miners for protection against dust and mites.
    • Dustite respirator box

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Ray-O-Vac Company. Wilson Products Division.;
    • This is a box for a Dustite respirator no. 2D. The respirators were used by miners to protect against dust and mites.
    • Helmet, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Safety hats;
    • This is a safety helmet worn by miners as protective headgear. Note the metal bar used for attaching a carbide lamp.
    • Lamp, carbide

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • This is a Justrite carbide lamp used by coal miners.

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