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    • Helmet, safety with  carbide lamp

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County -- Equipment and supplies; Safety hats; Acetylene lamps; Justrite Manufacturing Company;
    • This fiberglass safety helmet has a hard plastic mount with a Justrite carbide lamp attached. The helmet is stamped USMC.
    • Fire extinguisher balls.

    • Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Fire extinguishers;
    • Six red glass portable balls containing an unknown liquid used to extinguish fire. The balls are stored in the original hard case.
    • Handi Vent breathing machine.

    • Respirators (Medical equipment); Artificial respiration -- Equipment and supplies; Foster, Claude E.;
    • This ihandi Vent breathing machine is one of the first machines manufactured and one of the first issued for use by Claude E. Foster for 6 years. Foster died May 16, 1981.
    • Hoisting whistle

    • Mine communication systems; Signals and signaling; Mine safety --Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a hoisting whistle from the #10 Mine in Dugger, Indiana. The whistle would be blown when the lift carrying miners in and out of the mine was in operation.
    • Respirator, self-rescuer W-65

    • Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Mine rescue breathing apparatus; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County -- Equipment and supplies; Artificial respiration -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a self-rescuer respirator manufactured by the Mine Safety Appliances Co., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The respirator is stored in a metal container fastened to the miner's belt. The original packaging notes the approval of the device by the...
    • Blasting cap, pyrotechnic fuse

    • Coal mines and mining -- Explosives; Blasting; Explosives;
    • This is a pyrotechnic fuse blasting cap with a metal cylinder closed at one end. The fuse extends from the open end and is crimped into place within an empty area in the cylinder. Below the chamber holding the fuse is the pyrotechnic ignition mix,...
    • Union Carbide miners lamp can.

    • Union Carbide and Carbon Corporation; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Acetylene lamps; Acetylene as fuel;
    • This is a metal can that contained carbide lamp fuel used in the carbide lamps worn by miners.
    • Helmet, safety with power pack and belt.

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County -- Equipment and supplies; Safety hats; Electric lamps, Portable; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies;
    • This is a safety helmet with a battery powered light attached to it. The battery is worn on the miner's leather belt. A battery operated lamp and saftey helmet are also referred as a bug light. This helmet was worn by Bill Nash.
    • Hickory Grove Coal Mining Corporation coal preparation plant,

    • Coal preparation plants -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Hickory Grove Coal Mining Corporation (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • This is a photograph of a Hickory Grove Coal Mining Corporation coal preparation plant in Terre Haute, Indiana. The plant was constructed by the Jeffrey Manufacturing Company of Columbus, Ohio in November 1937. The photograph presents a view of...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Coal mine

    • Coal mines and mining; Coal-mining machinery; Mine railroad cars; Coal;
    • Photograph of an unidentified coal mine, with coal mining machinery and a mine cart full of coal.
    • Coal miners

    • Coal miners -- Equipment; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Acetylene lamps; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Mine railroad cars; Coal-mining machinery;
    • Photograph of two coal miners, sitting on coal mining machinery in an unidentified coal mine.
    • Coal miners

    • Coal miners -- Equipment; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Coal-mining machinery; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County;
    • Photograph of two coal miners operating coal mining machinery in an unidentified coal mine.
    • Coal miners

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Pipes (Smoking); Acetylene lamps; Coal-mining machinery;
    • Photograph of four coal miners posing with a piece of coal mining machinery in an unidentified mine.
    • First aid training

    • First aid; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Mine rescue work -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Mine rescue work;
    • Photograph of a coal miner involved in first aid training in an unidentified coal mine.

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